Rhodesian Leaders - Window on Rhodesia
Leaders of Rhodesia from 1890 The Founder The Rt. Hon. Cecil John Rhodes P.C. D.C.L. Prime Minister of Cape Colony ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Cecil John Rhodes 1853 – 1902 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ . First Rhodesian Council 1899 . … Read More
Cecil John Rhodes | South African History Online
Cecil John Rhodes was born on 5 July 1853 in the small hamlet of Bishops Stortford, England. He was the fifth son of Francis William Rhodes and his second wife, Louisa Peacock.
Intrepid Traveller’s Guide to Zimbabwe
Granted Zimbabwe doesn’t often feature on top destinations list, but as the country gets ready to celebrate 34 years of independence on Friday, it is worth looking at all this little landlocked African country has on offer for the intrepid traveler.
Glenborrodale Castle was built as a guest house by Charles Rudd, the main business associate of Cecil Rhodes, and was later owned by Jesse Boot, who was the proprietor of the Boots the Chemist chain of shops. Photo: google.com
History Blog Tour - Day 6: Local history & Bishop's Stortford | Essex Voices Past
This week, to celebrate the publication of my first local history book, Bishop’s Stortford Through Time, I am very excited to be doing tour around various blogs talking about various aspects of my book: not just the subject matter, but also about writing and researching “history”. One post a day – so 7 posts in total – …