Posted by: Jim Bell | February 24, 2011

Was General Cronje from the Stewartry?

This snippet tells of a report in the Galloway Advertiser of 1900 following a speech by Sir James Crichton-Brown. In it he claims that General Pieter Cronje, the Boer General during the war against the British was a native of the Stewartry.


  1. hi,
    just ran into you on msn. Good article, I was just thinking about some thing very similar centered around competitions and Television shows such as loosewomen competition. Might start out blogging myself or launch a site! Appreciate it

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