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The South African Scottish Memorial in Parktown

The memorial was designed by William Tait Conner, a Glasgow born architect who moved to Johannesburg in 1903.  The sculptor was Arthur Taylor.   It is said that the face of the soldier is modelled after Capt. Thomas Hesketh Ross … Continue reading

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The Women’s Jail in Johannesburg

This is a retrospective post dealing with my visit to the Women’s Jail in Johannesburg. I can tie the date down to 10 March 2012 as that was the day that I visited the Number 4 Jail, Constitutional Court and Johannesburg Fort. … Continue reading

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