A Bibliography of Published Articles by Colin Graham Botha

Written by Anne Lehmkuhl. Posted in Articles

by Anne Lehmkuhl

to complement the article in genesis July 2004
(this bibliography is not exhaustive)

1796-1936. Groote Schuur Mill; South African Baker and Miller, March 1936

276 years ago to-day; Cape Times, 06 Apr 1928

300 Years: Van Riebeeck Festival; published by Cilliers de Wet, Johannesburg, 1950

A brief guide to the various classes of documents in the Cape Archives for the period 1652-1806; printed by Cape Times, Cape Town, 1918

A brief historical note on Hemel and Aarde; South African Journal of Science 27, 1930, p. 576

A Cape funeral in 1751; Cape Argus, 16 Jul 1913

A central road board at work in 1844; Cape Times, 28 May 1926

A Central Road Board: Activities in 1847; Cape Times, 23 Jul 1926

A central road board: eighty years ago: a boom in bridge building; Cape Times, 04 Jun 1926

A century of gas; Cape Times, 08 Oct 1945

A European’s Life among the Kaffirs in the seventeenth century; Cape Times, 24 Sept 1927

A European's life among the Kaffirs in the seventeenth century; Cape Times, 26 Oct 1927

A great heritage: Groote Schuur; South African Woman's Magazine, Mar 1927

A holiday on wheels; Cape Times, 08 Oct 1926

A naval action in Table Bay; Cape Times, 06 Nov 1926

A pirate who visited South Africa; Cape Times Supplement, 24 Dec 1927

A tombstone of two centuries ago; Cape Times, 11 Jun 1921

A voyage to Europe in 1751; The Outspan, 03 May 1935

A voyage to the Cape in 1798; Cape Times, 27 Jul 1917

A wedding in bygone days; Cape Argus, Dec 1922

Adderley street sign. Relic of old Cape Town in museum; Cape Times, 31 Mar 1931

Advertising over 100 years; Cape Times, 21 Oct 1932

Agriculture at the Cape; Cape Times, 07 Jul 1928

Along the Peninsula Roads; Cape Times, 21 Aug 1925

An 18th century manuscript on agricultural improvement at the Cape; South African Journal of Science 27, 1930, pp. 673-575

An eighteenth century Law Library; South African Law Journal, 52. 1935, pp. 169-180

An eighteenth century romance of the Cape; Cape Times, 03 Apr 1926

An exiled prince at the Cape; The Outspan, 17 Aug 1934

An old Cape family. A South African fighting under Wellington; Cape Times, 23 Jul 1916

An old cry - South Africa's first hard roads; Cape Times, 21 Sept 1928

Another early reformer of Cape affairs; The Outspan, 13 Jul 1934

Archival problems in South Africa; South African Journal of Science 18 (3-4), 1922

Archives and records; Official Year Book of South Africa 8, 1925-1927

Archives of the Cape of Good Hope; Official Yearbook of South Africa, 7, l 925, pp. s-6

Ascent of Table Mountain in 1665; Cape Times, 29 Jan 1927

Beginnings of Tulbagh; Cape Times, 07 Apr 1928

Brethern of the coast - the story of an encounter with a pirate in South African waters; The Outspan, 14 Jul 1933

Brethern of the Coast (From the story of Guillaume Chenut); Cape Times, 04 Aug 1926

Bygone busses - road transportation services in pre-railway days; Cape Times, 29 Nov 1929

Callings and business of Cape Town; Cape Times, 24 Apr 1926

Cape Town in the old days; Cape Times, 22 Nov 1927

Cape Town's early industries, ninety years ago; Cape Times, 10 Apr 1926

Capital Punishment at the Cape; Cape Times, 31 Jul 1926

Castle Cup (F.E.Fowle); The Castle, Cape Town, 1919

Christmas and New Year in old Cape Town; Cape Times Week-end Magazine, 21 Dec 1946

Christmas and New Year: of other days; Cape Times supplement, 24 Dec 1927

Christmas in Cape Town 100 years ago; Cape Times, 17 Dec 1929

Civil Service hours of long ago; The Service, Jan 1920

Criminal procedure at the Cape during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; South African Law Journal 32, Nov 1915

Dassen Island in the early days; Cape Times, 22 Aug 1928

De Hugenoten in Zuid-Afrika; De Kerkbode, 18 Oct 1917

Die Kaapse Hugenote; published by Nasionale Pers, Cape Town, 1939

Die ou Kaapse Parlement; Suid-Afrika, Oct 1954

Die wonings van ons voor-ouders; Oudtshoorn Courant, 5 Dec 1912

Do opportunities recur?; The Outspan, 10 Feb 1928

Dr.Samuel Bailey, the Cape's hospital Pioneer; Cape Times, 30 Apr 1936

Du Toit's Kloof Pass. Early Road-making schemes which failed; Cape Times, 15 Nov 1929

Early agricultural societies at the Cape of Good Hope; Province Agricultural Society, Mar 1922

Early business methods; Cape Times, 28 Jul 1928

Early Cape Land tenure; South African Law Journal 36, May-Aug 1919, pp.149-160, 225-233

Early Cape Laws - rigid enactments of Dutch East India Company; Cape Times, 3 Dec 1917

Early Cape matrimonial law; South African Law Journal 31, Aug 1914

Early Civil Service Commissions; The Public Servants Magazine, Dec 1924

Early coaching days. Road transportation services of a century ago; Cape Times, 26 Feb 1932

Early defence system in South Africa; The Nongqai, Aug.1944, pp. 899-901

Early forms of punishment; Cape Argus, 14 Oct 1922

Early history of mining in South Africa; Official Yearbook of South Africa 15, 1934, pp. 28-30

Early history of St.Helena; Cape Times, 30 Jun 1928

Early history of the Cape Province as illustrated by Dutch Place names; South African Journal of Science 19, Dec 1922, pp.431-438

Early inferior courts of justice at the Cape; South African Law Journal 38, Nov 1921, pp.406-423

Early influence of the English Law upon the Roman Dutch Law in South Africa; South African Law Journal 40, 1923, pp.396-406

Early inquests and post-mortems at the Cape 1652-1825; South African Medical Record 14 (4), Feb 1916

Early juvenile affairs in South Africa; The Careers Guide, Aug 1934

Early legal practitioners of the Cape Colony; South African Law Journal (41), 1924, pp.255-262

Early Place names of the Cape; Cape Times, 29 May 1926

Early postal service; Cape Times, 30 Dec 1927

Early Postal system in South Africa; Cape Times, 19 Mar 1927

Early racing at the Cape; Cape Times, 25 Jun 1927

Early road administration at the Cape in Official Yearbook of South Africa 14, 1933, pp. 11-14 Early Road communications; Official Yearbook of South Africa 11, 1930, pp.747-748

Early road laws - parking problems 120 years ago; Cape Times, 05 Sept 1930

Early Road making in South Africa; The South Africa Annual, Dec 1934

Early road transport in South Africa; The Outspan, 23 Jun 1937

Early Road-making; Cape Times, 10 Dec 1928

Early settles in the Oudtshoorn district; Oudtshoorn Courant, 21 Dec 1923

Early streets of Cape Town, Cape Times, 08 May 1926 Echoes of the past: an army surgeon's experiences in South Africa; Cape Times, 27 Aug 1927

Eighteenth century farming at the Cape. A treasure from the Union Archives; Cape Times, 07 Mar 1931

Exiled princes at the Cape — Robben Island a convict settlement — the story of Sheikh Joseph; Cape Argus, 23 Sept 1922

Extracts from registers of deaths at the Cape of Good Hope 1795-1815; The Genealogist 29, 1913

Extracts from the register of deaths at the Cape of Good Hope 1816-1826; The Genealogist 32, 1915

Extracts of baptisms at the Cape of Good Hope 1810-1821; The Genealogist 30, 1914

Extracts of marriages at the Cape of Good Hope 1806-1821; The Genealogist 30, 1914

Familiewapen; Die Huisgenoot, 12 Apr 1946

Famous shipwrecks in Table Bay; Cape Argus, 23 Dec 1916

First breakwater and docks in Cape Town; Cape Times, 18 Jan 1947

French Hoek Pass - we want good roads - a century-old cry; Cape Times, 04 Oct 1929

From sail to steam; Cape Times Week-end Magazine, Children's Supplement, 23 Nov 1946

Further Monumental inscriptions at the Cape of Good Hope; Genealogist's Magazine 11 (1), Mar 1951

Genealogical records of the Province of the Cape of Good Hope; Genealogist's Magazine 10 (4), Dec 1947

Geskiedenis van die drukpers maatskappy Van der Sandt de Villiers & kie; Ons Land, 08 Apr 1930

Gewoontes van ons voorouers; Die Boervrou, Jan 1925

God's acre; Cape Argus, 10 Jul 1913

Hectic new years of the old days; The Outspan, 01 Jan 1937

Historical Research in South Africa, with special reference to the Cape Archives; South African Journal of Science 15 (3), Oct-Dec 1919, pp.177-185

Historical review of the Lodge De Goede Hoop; printed by Citadel Press, Cape Town, 1922

History of place names. When silkworms breed in Spin-street; Cape Times, 01 Feb 1930

History of Robben Island; Cape Times, 01 Sept 1928

Home life in the early days at the Cape; Our Home, 01 Jul 1922

Housing South African Archives: the new building at Bloemfontein; Cape Times, 10 Aug 1927

How Australia got a start - First merino's from the Cape; Cape Times, 29 Nov 1929

How Cape Town became known as the tavern of the seas; The Outspan, 12 Jul 1929

How Graaff-Reinet got its name; Cape Times, 20 Dec 1927

How the Roeland Street Goal came to be built; Cape Times, 13 Aug 1930

Iets oor Ou Kaapstad; Die Boervrou, Jun 1924

In the days of Father Tulbagh; Cape Argus, Xmas No., 1917

In the days of slavery at the Cape; British South Africa Annual, Dec 1933

In the days of slavery; Cape Argus, 18 Nov 1922

In the days of Van Riebeeck; Cape Argus, 06 Apri 1929

In the days of windjammers and shellbacks. A voyage to the Cape in 1798; The Outspan, 20 Dec 1928

Incidents in Cape History; Cape Times, 14 May 1927

Instructions for the Surgeons on the Dutch East Indiamen in the seventeenth century; South African Medical Record 22 (20), 1924, pp. 479-480

Intestate succesion; South African Law Journal 34, May 1917

Jewish pioneers in South Africa. Merchants and traders who helped to open up the country; Cape Times, 21 Sept 1933

John Macadam (maker of modern roads) died 100 years ago; Cape Times, 04 Dec 1936

Jonkheer Gerard Beelaerts van Blokland (1772-1843) Attorney-General at the Cape 1803-1806; South African Law Journal 39 (11), 1922, pp.147-153

Legislation of other days; Cape Times, 23 Oct 1926

Links with St.Helena; Cape Times, 02 Jul 1927

Louis Michel Thibault 1750-1815; Architect Builder and Engineer, Jun 1924

Market places of the Cape; Cape Times, 26 Jun 1926

Mauritius and the Cape; Cape Times, 31 Aug 1946

Medicine in the early days at the Cape; Souvenir brochure of the 37th medical congress at Cape Town, 1945

Michell's Pass; Cape Times, 20 Feb 1925

Old Cape buildings; Cape Times Week-end Magazine, 07 Sept 1946

Old Cape forms and ceremonies; The South African Quarterly, Jun-Aug 1915

Old Cape Town. Where was the passer?; Cape Times, 18 Jan 1947

Old Dutch weights and measures at the Cape; The Outspan, 14 Aug 1936

Ons Monumente; Die Huisgenoot, Jul 1926

Onze voorouders; De Goede Hoop, 01 Jul 1913

Ostentation and extravagance barred; Cape Times, 17 Apr 1926

Ou gewoontes in die Kaap; Die Huisgenoot, 27 Jun 1924

Our Archives; Public Service, May-Dec 1935

Our South Africa Past and Present - Ons Suid-Afrika voorheen en tans. A graphic and entertaining story dealing with men and matters concerning South Africa from its first discovery by the great Portuguese Navigators up to the present day; published by United Tobacco Co. and Cape Times Ltd., Cape Town, 1938

Out of de Mist (Uitenhage); Cape Times, 05 Jan 1928

Outspans; Cape Times, 11 Jun 1926

Pages from the past - old time customs, etc.; South African Railways and Harbours Magazine, Dec 1918

Past and future of Robben Island; Cape Times, 07 Nov 1934

Pirates at the Cape of Good Hope - How the burghers captured Captain Tew; Cape Times, 14 Dec 1929

Place names in the Cape district - their origin and history; printed for the South Afican National Society for the Preservation of places of historical interest, Cape Town, 1917

Place Names in the Cape Province; published by Juta & Co., Cape Town, 1926

Place names of South Africa's Coast; Cape Times, 07 Jun 1930

Pomp and Ceremony at the Cape, early sumptuary Laws; Cape Argus, Xmas Number, 1919

Press gleanings in other days in Cape Times, 15 May 1926 Prices in the eighteenth century; South African Journal of Science 20, 1923, pp.552-554

Public Archives and the Records of the Cape of Good Hope; Official Yearbook of South Africa 10, 1929

Quaint early customs at the Cape; Cape Supplement, April 1936

Records of the Cape of Good Hope 1806-1814; Official Yearbook of South Africa 9, 1926-1927

Road and Rail transport. Wynberg bus competition of ninety years ago; Cape Times, 22 Jan 1931

Roads a century ago, a 1824 report; Cape Times, 02 Apr 1926

Roads and Trekpaths; Cape Times, 2 Jul 1926

Roads in 1848: opening of Michell's Pass and birth of Ceres; Cape Times,

13 Aug 1926 Romance of early place names; Cape Times, 15 Apr 1927

Royal visitors to the Cape; Cape Times Week-end Magazine, 07 Aug 1946

Salvage at the Cape in the early days; Cape Times, 12 Jun 1926

Seereis van Hugenote na die Kaap; Paarl Post, 11 Aug 1939

Severe Punishments, early Criminal records of the Cape; Cape Argus 29 Aug 1925

Sir John Andries Truter, LL.D. 1763-1845, Chief Justice of the Cape of Good Hope; South African Law Journal 35, May 1918

Social Customs in South Africa during the 18th Century; South African Journal of Science (22), 1925, pp. 540-551

Social life in South Africa two centuries ago; South African Lady's Pictorial, Jan 1916

Social Life in the Cape; published by Juta & Co., Cape Town, 1926

Some Early expeditions. Blazing the Trail; Cape Times, 12 Nov 1926

Some early exploring expeditions and travels in South Africa; published by Cape Times, 1916

Some early industries; Cape Times, 08 Jan 1927

Some early landmarks of the Cape; South African Railways and Harbour Magazine, Dec 1927

Some monumental inscriptions at the Cape of Good Hope; Genealogist’s Magazine, 10 (13), Mar 1950

Some Road History; Cape Times, 03 Sept 1926

Some wayside history; Cape Times, 11 Sept 1925

South African coastal place names; Cape Times, 07 Aug 1926

South Africa's first hotels - an interesting historical survey; The Catering Trade's Journal, Jun 1929

South Africa's oldest Export Industry - the history of wine farming at the Cape; Cape Times Annual, Dec 1934

Stellenbosch: glimpses into its early history; Cape Times, 18 Oct 1927

Stellendam: a glance at its early history; Cape Times, 20 Oct 1927

Survivors of an early wreck; Cape Times, 13 Aug 1927

Taking a new look at the Union. Exploration-Settlement-Transport; The

Voter, Aug 1949 The adventures of John Benbow; Cape Times, 17 Dec 1927

The birth of printing in South Africa; Cape Times, 07 Sept 1946

The birth of Somerset-West; Cape Times, 16 Aug 1928

The Canals of Cape Town - early street history; Cape Times, 04 Sept 1926

'The Cape doctor'; Cape Times, 26 Oct 1946

The Cape Hospital Board 1913-1949 with a survey of hospital developments in the Cape Peninsula from early times; published by Blackshaw & Sons, Cape Town, 1950

The Cape Supreme Court; South African Law Journal 49, 1932, pp. 453-461

The Castle of Good Hope; The Nongqai, pp. 643-647, Jun 1944

The Castle of the Cape; Silver Leaves, 1952, pp. 35-39

The Central Road Board 1843-1858. History which is repeating itself to-day; Cape Times, 23 Jan 1931

The century of Sir Lowry's Pass. When waggons were unloaded and goods carried by slaves; Cape Times, 04 Jul 1930

The Civil Service Club 1858-1938; The Club, Cape Town, 1939

The Common and Statute Law at the Cape of Good Hope during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries; South African Law Journal 30, Aug 1913

The construction of Sir Lowry's Pass, Cape Times, 07 May 1926 The Court of Vice-Admiralty; Cape Argus, 14 Sept 1914

The development of printing and newspaper publication in the Union; Official Year Book of South Africa 16, 1934, pp. 32-33

The dispersion of the Stock farmer in the Cape Colony in the eighteenth century; South African Journal of Science 20, 1923, pp.574-580

The early days of Robben Island - rabbit farm and convict settlement; Cape Times, 10 Dec 1930

The early development of South Africa; South African Journal of Science 19, Dec 1922, pp.13-16

The early French refugees brought honour and prosperity to our country; The Outspan, 13 Apr 1945

The early Highways of South Africa; The Outspan, 21 May 1937

The early history of Worcester; Cape Times, 20 Sept 1927

The fascination of old maps; Cape Times, 18 Jan 1936

The Father of the mother city; Cape Argus, 06 Apr 1927

The First Home Guard; Silver Leaves, 1950, pp. 116-117

The first public hospital in South Africa; Health and Medicine, Jun 1946

The first South African to be made a knight; The Outspan, 28 Sept 1934

The flat-roofed house in old Cape Town; Architect, Builder and Engineer, Nov 1921

The founding of Cape Town; Cape Times, 08 Apr 1930

The French refugees and the medical profession at the Cape of Good Hope; South African Medical Record 12 (5), 14 Mar 1914

The French refugees at the Cape; 2nd print, Cape Town, 1921

The French refugees at the Cape; published by Cape Times Ltd, 1919

The grain and wool stores at Mossel and Plettenberg Bay respectively, 1786; George and Knysna Herald, 04 Jun 1919

The Historic Peninsula; British South Africa Annual, Dec 1932

The history of early discovery and exploration in South Africa 1652-1795; Official Yearbook of South Africa, 7, 1925, pp. 11-20

The History of the Castle at The Cape of Good Hope; Lantern 7 (3), Mar 1958, pp. 214-217

The Honourable William Menzies 1795-1850, Senior Judge of the Supreme Court of the Cape of Good Hope; South African Law Journal 33, Nov 1916

The Huguenots in South Africa; Proceeding of the Huguenot Society of London 13 (6), 1929

The Huguenots; Cape Times Week-end Magazine, 13 Apr 1946

The Lutheran Church; Cape Times, 10 Sept 1927

The maker of Dover's powder; an interesting glimpse of early South African History; The Outspan, 30 May 1930

The material available for early South African history; The South African Quarterly, Dec 1919

The medical profession at the Cape during the eighteenth century; South African Medical Record 10 (24), 28 Dec 1912, p.540

The men who trekked; Escom, Dec 1936

The old Order changes; The Headlight, Jun 1930

The Old Supreme Court Building, Cape Town; Lantern II (3), Mar 1962, pp. 32-38

The old windmill - Groote Schuur; South African Miller and Grain Trader, Feb 1935

The origin of Government departments at the Cape; The Service, Jul 1919

The peninsula and Hottentots Holland bartered for 9.12.gd.; Cape Argus, 20 Jan 1923

The Pioneer; Die Staatsamptenaar, Dec 1938

The policing of town and village in the early days at the Cape; The Nongqai, Dec 1915

The preservation of our historical monuments; The Monitor, 15 Mar 1946

The preservation of our National Monuments; South Afrcan Journal of Science 18, Dec 1921, pp.195-196

The preservation of our National Monuments; South African Journal of Science 18, 01-02 Dec 1920

The Public Archives - their value to scientific research; South African Journal of Science (21), 1924, pp. 120-130

The Public Archives of South Africa 1652-1910; published by Cape Times, Cape Town, 1928

The Public Prosecutor of early days; The Nongqai, Sept 1944, pp. 1079-1080

The rise of the tearoom-cafe, a revolution in urban social customs; The Catering Trade's Journal, Jun 1929

The science of Archives in South Africa; South African Journal of Science 34, 1937, pp. 1-17

The smelly old days: when the 'Cape Doctor' was a boon; Cape Times, 16 Jun 1934

The Somerset Hospital celebrates its hundredth birthday; published by Nasionale Handelsdrukkery, Elsiesrivier, 1959

The Supreme Medical Committee 1807; South African Medical Record 13 (6), 27 Mar 1915

The valley of the Huguenots; British South Africa Annual, Dec 1931

The Voortrekkers; Cape Argus, 04 Jun 1927

The wreck of the Stavenisse; Cape Times, 29 Oct 1927

Then and now in the Mother city - Life in old Cape Town; Cape Times Annual, 1932

They had a 'rule of the road' in ox-waggon days; Cape Times Weekend Magazine, 16 Mar 1946

To make one blue frock coat - four guineas; The Outspan, 19 Feb 1937

Tourists of other days; Cape Times, 17 Apr 1925

Travelling in the early days of the Cape; Annual of Mountain Club of South Africa, 1917

Treasure hunting in the old days; The Outspan, 29 Apr 1932

Under the Jolly Roger. Pirates in Table Bay; Cape Times, 04 Sept 1926

Union's six oldest towns - perpetuating names of governors; Cape Times, 26 Jun 1930

Van Riebeeck's Day - landmarks of the 17th century; Cape Times, 06 Apr 1929

Van Riebeeck's Day; Cape Times, 06 Apr 1927

Vicissitudes of Old Supreme Court Building; Cape Argus, 04 Oct 1924

Volunteers of the Nineteenth century; The Nongqai, Oct 1944, pp. 1155-1156

What a South African learns in America; Cape Argus, 26 Apr 1924

When a South African goes to the States; Cape Argus, 12 Apr 1924

When pirates chased their victims into Table Bay; Cape Argus, 20 Dec 1930

When Robinson Crusoe visited South Africa; Radio Week, 22 Mar 1946

Where undertakers hold exhibitions (A South African in the States); Cape Argus, 29 Mar 1924

Who are the six greatest men in South African History?; The Outspan, 30 Dec 1927

Windjammers and Shellbacks at the Cape; British South Africa Annual, Dec 1935

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of rum; Cape Times, 18 Aug 1928

Zeekoe Vlei. History of a popular resort; Cape Times, 10 Jan 1931

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