Fraserburg

Named after a Scottish cleric and immigrant, Rev Colin Fraser, and a certain church elder, Meyburg, Fraserburg was founded in the West Nuweveld in 1851.

In 1870 the first attorney, HWA Cooper began writing the culturally important ‘Boerebrieven’ for Het Volksblad. He wrote under the assumed name of Samuel Zwaartman.

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