John Lincoln returns with the seventh installment of his series on the history of Cullinan (click here to view the series index). It focuses on some of the wonderful historic buildings of the town.
Pilgrim’s Rest Who’s Who 1873 to 1881 by René Reinders is a comprehensive biographical dictionary covering the diggers’ era of the town’s history, before all alluvial and mining operations were consolidated under Transvaal Gold Mining Estates (TGME). “This period is filled with some of the most outlandish and compelling characters to have ever graced the stage of South Africa’s narrative.
Michael Walker first published his Early Architects of Cape Town in 2012. The book has been a success and a new edition has recently been published. I reviewed the first edition in 2015 (click here to read).