1817 in South Africa

1817 in South Africa

"See also:"
1816 in South Africa,
other events of 1817,
1818 in South Africa and the
Timeline of South African history.

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Events

* A Dutch Reformed Church is established in Uitenhage
* Approximately 200 Scottish artisan immigrants are brought to the Cape Colony by Benjamin Moodie among them is David Hume who becomes an explorer and big-game hunter.

Births

* 8 January - Theophilus Shepstone, British administrator in South Africa is born in Westbury-On-Trym near Bristol, England

References

See Timeline of South African history for list of References


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