Fortifications in the province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria, 1835₋1866

by Webb, D. A.

Publisher: Castle Military Museum in [Cape Town, South Africa]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 104 Downloads: 925
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Places:

  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa),
  • Kaffraria,
  • South Africa,
  • Cape of Good Hope

Subjects:

  • Fortification -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Fortification -- South Africa -- Kaffraria -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History, Military -- 19th century.,
  • Kaffraria -- History, Military -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-95) and index.

StatementD.A. Webb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT2042 .W43 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL111147M
ISBN 100620233974
LC Control Number99231047
OCLC/WorldCa43258648

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Fortifications in the province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria, 1835₋1866 by Webb, D. A. Download PDF EPUB FB2

British Kaffraria was a British colony/subordinate administrative entity in present-day South Africa, consisting of the districts now known as King William’s Town and East London.

The British Kaffraria was established in when the British colonisers occupying South Africa invaded the Transkei region between the Keiskamma and Great Kei rivers and declared it a Crown l: King William's Town. Fortifications in the province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria, [Cape Town, South Africa]: Castle Military Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D A Webb.

The new territory was named the Province of Queen Adelaide. These arrangements did not meet with the approval of the British Colonial Office in London, and on 5 December the proclamation of the province, as well as all peace treaties negotiated by D'Urban were rescinded.

In British Kaffraria was annexed to the Cape Colony and. A Survey of Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria WEBB, Denver A.

Published by University of South Africa (). Queen Adelaide Province consisted of some 7, square miles of Rarabe Xhosa territory annexed by the British Cape colonial government in May during the Sixth Frontier War. The province was held only until the end of when it was abandoned under pressure from the imperial government, but it represented the first British attempt to Cited by: 1835₋1866 book This book contains a comprehensive list of the proclamations, notices and ordinances of British Kaffraria, including those which were still in force at the time of its final incorporation into the Cape Colony.

Fortifications In The Province Of Queen Adelaide And British Kaffraria -By D. Webb, published by Castle Military Museum, Cape Town 5. Town Guards Of The Cape Peninsula - by A. Davey, published by Casle Military Museum, Cape Town   British Kaffraria. Laws and Regulations of British Kaffraria, Previous to Its Annexation to the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope (comprising the Laws Still in Force, as Well as Those Repealed at the Date of Annexation).

Cape Town: Saul Solomon, Shelf no. DH BRIT. A Survey of Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria, ', Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums Human Sciences The latter was re-published as Fortifications in the.

Kaffraria was once a British Crown Colony in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. The larger centres in this area are East London and King Williams Town.

The main indication remaining today of German influence in this area is the presence of quite a few German place names, such as Berlin, Potsdam, Frankfurt, Stutterheim and Braunschweig. Webb, D A, Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria (Castle Military Museum, Cape Town, ).

Return to Journal Index OR Society's Home page South African Military History Society / [email protected]   But territorial expansion contradicted British desires for economy, and the British government, doubtful of the justice of the war and ignorant of the details of D'Urban's actions because of his long delays in sending explanations, disannexed Queen Adelaide.

New treaties made the chiefs responsible for order beyond the Fish River (December ). 'A New Life' - Military Settlers in Kaffraria.

by Emrys Wynn Jones Wales, United Kingdom. In Part 1, the reasons for the British Government's decision, in Decemberto raise a foreign legion to provide seasoned troops for the Crimea were outlined, and.

Queen Adelaide Province consisted of some 7, square miles of Rarabe Xhosa territory annexed by the British Cape colonial government in May during the Sixth Frontier War. The province was held only until the end of when it was abandoned under pressure from the imperial government, but it represented the first British attempt to extend direct control over a large body of formerly.

British Kaffraria (now in Eastern Cape province, South Africa). 'Plan of Fort Murray shewing proposed Lunettes' Scales: Fort Murray 1 inch to 40 feet; lunettes 1 inch to 4 feet.

Signed by P Cole, Lt Colonel CRE, 20 April ; and by Richard Howorth, Capt CRE, to accompany letter of 29 October   Webb DA () Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria – Castle Military Museum, Cape Town Google Scholar Winterbotham HSL () Mapping of the Colonial Empire.

the queen and duke of edinburgh - first visit to adelaide News_Image_File: The young Queen is flanked by South Australian Premier Tom Playford and Prince Phillip as. The greatest Kaffir war broke out inw fighting men invaded the colony, sweeping over the Eastern Province, and striking a panic into Capetown itself.

Webb, D.A.: Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria, VOC Castle Military Museum Cape Town [Zuid-Afrika] Widodo, J.: The boat and the city.

Chinese diaspora and the architecture of Southeast Asian coastal cities. Singapore, (1e druk) Singapore, (2e druk) ISBN p.; ill.; krtn. Note: ‘Kaffraria’ was a name given first to southern Africa, then to Xhosaland (see Xhosa noun sense 1 c), and subsequently to ‘British Kaffraria’ (an area of the eastern Cape Province situated between the Kei and Keiskamma rivers; annexed by Britain and administered separately between December andit was subsequently incorporated into the Cape Colony).

Field Armies and Fortifications covers events in western Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, areas that some historians would have omitted from a book on the Eastern theater. Hess gives Rich Mountain, New Berne, Suffolk, Battery Wagner and other actions the attention they merit.

In this In4 video segment, Historian Garry Adelman explains the various types of fortifications used by both sides during the Civil War. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.

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Other articles where Queen Adelaide Province is discussed: Sir Benjamin D'Urban: established a new colony called Queen Adelaide Province. This is noted as being the first time that the British had decided to attempt direct rule of Africans in Africa.

Between andthe plantation elite on the British island of Antigua built and maintained at least fifty-four fortifications to protect the island from other European competitors. Rather than being commissioned, engineered, and defended by the metropolitan government in London, the defense of the island was the sole purview of the Antiguan legislature.

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Sir Andries Stockenström, 1st Baronet, (6 July in Cape Town – 16 March in London) was lieutenant governor of British Kaffraria from 13 September to 9 August His efforts in restraining colonists from moving into Xhosa lands served to make him immensely unpopular among the British settlers of the frontier.

Adelaide was divided into two districts north and south of the river with North Adelaide composed of acres ( km²) and Adelaide acres ( km2), surrounded by 2, acres (9 km²) set aside as parklands for recreation and public functions. English Civil War Fortifications, book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The techniques of European warfare were transf /5(11). Col. Light's commenced surveying the site of Adelaide into acre allotments, called Town Acres, on either side of River Torrens - 11 January Survey of Town Acres completed - 10 March First allotment of land for preliminary land orders - 27 March Naming of streets and squares of Light's plan commenced - 23 May The first newspaper (Gazette and Register) printed - 3 June Supreme Court of.The book is Volume 1 in the new series Fokus Fortifikation Studies.

Volume 2 in the series, Focus on Fortification: New Research on Fortifications in the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East (Oxbow Books), the proceedings of an international conference held in Athens in .Queen Adelaide () This article was written by Ellen Mary Clerke and was published in Amelia Adelaide Louisa Theresa Caroline, eldest child of George, duke of Saxe-Coburg Meiningen, and of Louisa, daughter of Christian Albert, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, was born 13 August