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Township Communities
1835 to 1923




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West Bank Townships

ENCYCLOPAEDIA:

  1. Buffalo River Mouth in 1835

  2. The early Black community of 1847

  3. Losing Independence: 1848 to 1850

  4. The Cattle Killings: 1856 to 1857

  5. Municipal problems: 1873 to 1876

  6. Shanty town: 1880 to 1890


CYBERBOOK:

  1. Proto-Apartheid at early East London





East Bank Townships

ENCYCLOPAEDIA:

  1. The Fingo Location: 1874 to 1877

  2. The Seaside Location: 1877 to 1879

  3. The Wesleyan Location: 1878 to 1890

  4. Newsam's Town: 1878 to 1890

  5. The Elite Location: 1882 to 1890

  6. Creation of the East Bank Location

  7. Years of decline: 1890 to 1918


ARTICLES:

  1. The celebrated Mvalo stick case

  2. The very strange case of a Black missionary


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