Photo diary of signatures of the people that I met on the trip

31st August

My brother Dermot Balson, my mother Joan Balson

1st September

The South African Airlines pilot, passenger

2nd September

Geoff Klass, Collectors Treasury Book Store
Dr Paul Bayliss, ABSA Numismatic Museum
Richard and Kerry-Leigh Balson
Chair of National Heritage Council
University of Wits Professor, Eddie Webster

3rd September

Allyn Jacobs, my great S African numismatic friend
Mlunisi Zondi from Business Day
Sandy Buchanan and Roger Fritz - Boer War Experts

11th September

Vino Haribhai - old bank friend from Estcourt
Rodney and Myra Hunter Smith
Mary and Chris Stocker
Robin and Nicky Hunter Smith
Mike and Ann Curry Hyde

12th September

Penny Purchaser - Michaelhouse librarian
Carl Pachonick - Senior Master Michaelhouse
Barclays Bank friends:
Eddie and Moira Shrwood
Digby and Kay Lake

Stage two of the trip:

14th September

Audrey Steenekamp - Curator Kokstad Museum
Milner Snell - Chair, Kokstad Museum
JFG de Bruin - (75) Headman Griquas at Kokstad
C de Bruin - his elder (82 year old) brother  
Pie Dorning - James Cole's grand daughter
Heather and Don Hogg - my hosts in Kokstad

15th September

Barry Elliot - lawyer at Kokstad
Tom Mullins and his wife

16th September

Alan le Fleur - Paramount Chief Griquas at Kranshoek
Claude Jacobs - Headman
Rev David Jansen - Griqua Church
A Kierul - Public Relations
J Dirkse - Headman
Leraar May - Griqua National Conference

Stage three:

18th September

Prof Gerald Klinghardt, Curator Anthropology, Iziho Museum
Paul Mills, Clarkes Africana Rare Books
Cecil le Fleur, Chair of Griqua National Conference

20th September

Hetta Hager, Curator Mary Moffat Museum, Griquatown

21st September

Crown Prince J Waterboer, Griquatown
Crown Prince Adam Kok V, Campbell
Jim and Karien de Villiers, Griquatown Guest House

22nd September

Sello Mashile, Curator Mafikeng Siege Museum
Malcolm Cowan, Siege Historian
Solly Maratiwa, grandson of Sol Plaatje and Barolong Royalty    


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