Biographies

Fred Carneson was born on 13 January 1920 in Goodwood, Cape Town to Anthony and Annie Carneson, a poor Catholic working class family, the si... read more
Virgile Joseph Bonhomme was born in Durban on 15 March 1944 and his parents were Patricia and Francoise Virgile Bonhomme.He attended St Augu... read more
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan was born in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal), South Africa on 12 April 1949.  He matriculated from Sastri Coll... read more
Harriet Bolton was born in 1927 in Makwassie in Southern Transvaal, the eldest of four children – a younger brother and two sisters. Her fam... read more
Molly Blackburn was born in 1930.  She was the daughter of Elgar Bellhouse who was at one time the chairperson of the Progressive Party... read more
Pieter Beyleveld was born in 1916 in the Orange Free State and educated at farm schools. He joined the army at the outbreak of World War II,... read more
Lionel “Rusty” Bernstein was born on 20th of  March in 1920 Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) of European Jewish immigrants. He was the... read more
Hilda Bernstein (nee Watts) was born in London in 1915. She was educated at state schools. Her father was a committed Bolshevik and non-reli... read more
Hyman M Basner was born in Russia in 1905, and moved to South Africa at an early age. Basner  and his mother  joined other family... read more
Violet Margaret Livingstone Ballinger was born on 11th of January 1894 in Scotland.She emigrated to South Africa with her family in 1904.She... read more
Frances “MaBaard” Baard was born 1st of October in 1909 in Kimberley, Northern Cape. She  was the fifth of seven children of a Bechuuan... read more
Zainab Ebrahim Asvat was born 1920 in Johannesburg,daughter of EI Asvat, came under the tutelage of her father as a young girl. She accompan... read more

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