Archive for the 'History' Category

MY BITTERSOET HERINNERINGE

Posted on November 13th, 2020 · Posted in History

Ons het vir dekades in Kommetjie gebly.  Ons familie het bestaan uit 12 kinders ( Japie Daniels, Joy Daniels, Freddy Daniels, John Daniels, Jane Williams, Katherine Simon, Lillian Daniels, Johanna.. read more

MY BITTER SWEET MEMORIES BY: LOUISA JOHANNA LAYTERS

Posted on November 10th, 2020 · Posted in History

We lived in Kommetjie for decades.  We were a family consisting of twelve children (Japie Daniels, Joy Daniels, Freddy Daniels, John Daniels, Jane Williams, Katherine Simon, Lillian Daniels, Johanna Williams,.. read more

Mr Pollie Brand Francke and family of Kommetjie (Interview in April 2019)

Posted on November 10th, 2020 · Posted in History

Mr Pollie Brand Francke and his wife, Mrs Johanna Francke, moved to Kommetjie from Glencairn many years ago. Their granddaughter, Mrs Anne Cronje (nee Daniels), was born in Kommetjie and.. read more

Mr Apollis Allen and family, of Klein Slangkop, Kommetjie (Interview in April 2019)

Posted on November 10th, 2020 · Posted in History

The Allen family settled in Kommetjie in the late 1940s. Mrs Johanna Newman (nee Allen), known to her family and friends as Pentjie, told of her family’s life in Kommetjie.. read more

The Daniels Family of Jacob Avenue, Kommetjie (from an interview in March 2019)

Posted on November 10th, 2020 · Posted in History

Mr John Daniels and his sister Mrs Johanna Williams grew up in Kommetjie. Now in their late 70’s and early eighties, they remember their childhood and young adulthood in Kommetjie.. read more

FORCED REMOVALS FROM KOMMETJIE

Posted on November 9th, 2020 · Posted in History

Kommetjie is a quiet sea-side village in the South Peninsula of Cape Town. A few kilometres inland from Kommetjie lies Ocean View. This settlement, with minimal view of the ocean,.. read more