Report on an archival investigation on the farm Twyfelaar 119 KT, Sekukuniland, Limpopo Province


Archaetnos cc was requested by Kudzala Antiquity to conduct an archival investigation of the farm Twyfelaar 119 KT in the Sekukuni district. This reports deals with the findings after a survey has been conducted in the Deeds Office in Pretoria, as well as the National Archives Repository in Pretoria.

From the old farm register it was learned that the farm was established as a Government farm in 1884. In 1951 it was transferred to the SA Native Trust. The farm was probably always used as residence for the indigenous people.

Prospecting activities on the farm started in 1913. Today the farm belongs to SAMANCOR and chrome is mined here.

Report by

Dr. A.C. van Vollenhoven (L.Akad. S.A.) BA, BA (Hons), DTO, NDM, MA (UP), MA (US), DPhil (UP)