1809 in South Africa

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1809
in
South Africa

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The following lists events that happened during 1809 in South Africa.

Events[edit]

  • The governor of the Cape, Earl of Caledon, declares that the Khoikhoi had to have a fixed residence and could not migrate between regions without written authority (Hottentot Proclamation).
  • Gola's Xhosa community settles at Pramberg.
  • A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier area.
  • More Xhosa clans push westward into the neutral zone between the Sundays and the Great Fish Rivers. The British send in seasoned troops.[1][2]

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