Hoornbos Property1

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Last Edited05/10/2021
Property TransactionsOn 15 July 1743 the farm Hoornbos was sold by Pieter van Niekerk to Willem Stolts. Stolts borrowed the money from the official Willem van Kerkhoff and over the course of the rest of his life he repaid the full amount of Rds 1200, with the last instalment of Rds 438 paid from his estate in 1750.2


  1. [S649] Margaret Cairns, "Willem Stolts of the Cape - 1692-1750", Familia (Willem Stolts of the Cape - 1692-1750) XXVII/1990 No. 2 (1990): Hoombos was purchased from Pieter van Niekerk in 1743. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Stolts of the Cape."
  2. [S649] Margaret Cairns, "Willem Stolts of the Cape", Although his bond on Wolwedans was not fully repaid, once more be apparently experienced no difficulty in obtaining a mortgage for this second property, Hoornbos, from Sieur WiUem van Kerkhof, a company official. He provided 1200 rix dollars with the final instalment with interest of a total 438 rix dollars being paid out from Willem's deceased estate. Hoombos was purchased from Pieter van Niekerk in 1743. Citing Transfer 2555 -15/7/1743.

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