Anthropologist and activist David Webster lived here from 1986 until his assassination three years later. Dr Webster played a leading role in the Detainees Parents Support Committee, the United Democratic Front and affiliated organisations. He co-founded the Five Freedom Forum, formed as a home for whites in the struggle for democracy. On 1 May 1989, he was gunned down outside his house by an agent of the apartheid regime.
13 Eleanor Street, Troyeville
Photographs of David Webster House (The Heritage Portal)