The history of the Pilgrim's Rest gold fields dates back to ancient times when unknown miners worked the quartz reefs for gold Alec "Wheelbarrow" Patterson struck it rich in a small stream, later named Pilgrim's Creek The news sparked off the biggest gold rush of the time and in January 1874 some 1,500 diggers were working about 4,000 claims in ,
South African History Online Towards a peoples history Home ; Politics & Society , and later events might have been averted had the Government dealt with the issue of local government for Johannesburg in a less inept manner , on the Lydenburg gold fields, in Swaziland and in Pretoria, and may have been an indication that the Government .
Some of the Old Sabie Mines | Sabie, Mpumalanga, South Africa
The History of Sabie Town Hospital , there were something like 15 different mines operating Glynn’s Lydenburg Mine Ltd was the biggest gold mine at that time in Sabie Other names were : Eastern Star GM co Ltd , Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment
Lydenberg Gold Field, Lydenburg, Eastern Bushveld Complex, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa : Alluvial gold mining area discovered 1873 Some early historical information on mining activities can be found in Baines (1877) Ref: - Baines, Th (1877): The Gold Regions of South Eastern .
TRANSVAAL GOLD FIELDS, SOUTH AFRICA, LADIES VISIT TO THE ,
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Map of the Lydenburg gold fields, SA Republic (Transvaal ,
Lydenburg Region (South Africa) -- History -- Maps, Gold mines and mining -- South Africa -- Lydenburg Region -- Maps Description Map of the Lydenburg gold fields area showing gold diggings, surveyed lines including those in dispute, approximate lines, the Portuguese line, the Swaziland line, main and other roads, kraals and farms boundaries .
A Sketch of the Goldfields of Lydenburg and De Kaap, in ,
$#x00A7;1 Estimated Extent of the Gold Country The goldfields of the Tati are about I00 miles beyond the Limpopo River, the northern boundary of the Transvaal, and those of Hartley Hill are 250 miles still further towards the interior These fields have been described by the late Mr Thomas Baines, FRGS, in his work on ‘The Gold Regions ,
PILGRIMS REST HISTORY AND INFORMATION - Mpumalanga ,
PILGRIMS REST HISTORY AND INFORMATION: Pilgrims Rest Accommodation Pilgrims Rest Business , named the camp "Mac Mac" and declared the area the New Caledonia Gold Fields , They were thought to have been long ago hunters from Lydenburg,or Voortrekkers but nobody knows for certain These peach trees are mentioned so often, that there has .
CHAPTER 1 HISTORY OF THE GA MAWELA COMMUNITY 21 LOCATION , Burgersfort, Ohrigstad and Lydenburg , the allocation of fields to new s moving on to the farm from outside The moshate practiced a system of traditional law under which matters were first
African History, ProfPvan Dyk (2003) Arrival of the Voortrekkers The Boers settled at Ohrigstad in 1854 , • The gold field became known as the New Caledonian Gold Fields • The President named the diggings on the farm Geelhoutboom ‘Macmac’ in honour , • The magistrate at Lydenburg was requested to investigate the matter and .
Attractions in Panorama & Lowveld | Nightjar Travel
It is known for its lively gold rush history and mysterious stone ruins left by early indigenous people , Attractions in Panorama & Lowveld , Lydenburg has a history and magic that pervades the town and its surroundings, Destination Guide
Historical Background Barberton, the Daisy town, was named after Henry Barber in 1884, 24 July by the Gold Commissioner David Walson, after Barber and his cousin Fred discovered gold in the area The mining of gold in South Africa began in Barberton, where Tom McLachlan found the first traces of alluvial gold in 1874 Since then, gold fields flourished as fortune seekers
October: Harmony launches proposal to merge with Gold Fields 2005 February: Harmony announced that it had been approached by the financial advisor to a consortium being formed to create a new black empowerment company proposing to purchase Harmony’s 20% stake in ,