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British Kaffraria (Queen Adelaide Land)


British Kaffraria (Queen Adelaide Land)

7 Mar 1860 – 17 Apr 1866 British Kaffraria a separate colony (1835-1847, Queen Adelaide Province).  

Capital: King William’s Town; Grahamstown 1835-1847;
King William’s Town 1835)
Population: N/A

10 May 1835                Annexed to Cape Colony as Queen Adelaide Province.
5 Dec 1835                Queen Adelaide Province disannexed from Cape Colony.

10 Dec 1835                Renamed Queen Adelaide Land.

17 Dec 1847                Annexed to Cape Colony as British Kaffraria.

7 Mar 1860                British Kaffraria a separate crown colony.

17 Apr 1866                Incorporated into Cape colony.

Chief Commissioner

10 May 1835 –  5 Dec 1835  Henry “Harry” George Wakelyn       (b. 1787 – d. 1860)
Smith

Lieutenant-governors

10 Dec 1835 – 13 Sep 1836  Henry “Harry” George Wakelyn       (s.a.)
Smith (acting)

13 Sep 1836 –  9 Aug 1838  Sir Andries Stockenström           (b. 1792 – d. 1864)

9 Aug 1838 – Sep 1846     John Hare (acting to 31 Aug 1839)

Sep 1846 –  9 Apr 1847    
direct rule from Cape Colony
9 Apr 1847 –  4 Nov 1847  Sir Henry Edward Fox Young         (b. 1803 – d. 1870) 

4 Nov 1847 – 17 Dec 1847 
direct rule from Cape Colony

Chief Commissioners

23 Dec 1847 – Oct 1852     George Henry Mackinnon
Oct 1852 –  7 Mar 1860     John Mclean

Lieutenant-governor

7 Mar 1860 – 24 Dec 1864  John Mclean

Deputy governor

24 Dec 1864 – 17 Apr 1866  Robert Graham                      (b. 1816 – d. 1887)

Chiefs (Rarabe offshoot of main Xhosa line)

1797 – 13 Nov 1829         Ngqika (Gaika)
13 Nov 1829 –  1 Jun 1878  Sandile

 

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