Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in 17 British Concentration Camps. A further 35 camps were set up for the black Africans, died, who worked on the farms of the absent fighters.
This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa
Boer Republics and English Colonies before the Boer War - South Africa
Emily Hobhouse was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the Boer War. She also worked to improve the condition