Caption: "Boer refugees leaving Harrismith". My family were tansferred from Harrisith CC to Ladysmith (Natal) to the CC called Tin Town.

Caption: "Boer refugees leaving Harrismith". My family were tansferred from Harrisith CC to Ladysmith (Natal) to the CC called Tin Town.

The Railway at Mafeking. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 4…

The Railway at Mafeking. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 4…

Mafeking railway station welcomes the first train from the north. A photograph from an album documenting the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War. The siege took place at the town of Mafeking (now Mafikeng) in South Africa over a period of 217 days, from October 1899 to May 1900, and turned Robert Baden-Powell, who went on to found the Scouting Movement, into a national hero.

Mafeking railway station welcomes the first train from the north. A photograph from an album documenting the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War. The siege took place at the town of Mafeking (now Mafikeng) in South Africa over a period of 217 days, from October 1899 to May 1900, and turned Robert Baden-Powell, who went on to found the Scouting Movement, into a national hero.

The railway line leading into Stormberg, scene of the Battle of Stormberg on 9th December 1899

The railway line leading into Stormberg, scene of the Battle of Stormberg on 9th December 1899

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