Free State Action 1851

A magistrate’s life could be kept very busy back in 1851 if ruffians, escaped prisoners, adulterers, inebriates and horse thieves had their way . .


Fascinating info from

Published by bewilderbeast

It's about life, marriage, raising kids, paddling rivers, travel in Africa . . . re-posting thoughts written over decades - at random, I'm afraid.

2 thoughts on “Free State Action 1851

  1. Hendrik Netmann would not have been the last person to be inebriated on the banks of the Wilge river, the Tugela and others. Miraculously, many of us lived to tell the tale.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Sanks goodness when we did fall in we crawled out shouting More Beer! – Now: When are those magpies gonna start dancing?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: