Trappe's Valley

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Trappes Valley
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Trappes Valley
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Trappes Valley
Coordinates: 33°26′42″S26°53′24″E / 33.445°S 26.890°E / -33.445; 26.890 Coordinates: 33°26′42″S26°53′24″E / 33.445°S 26.890°E / -33.445; 26.890
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Ndlambe
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)

Trappe's Valley is a settlement about 10 km north-east of Bathurst. Named after Captain Charles Trappe who was Second in Command of the 72nd Regiment at Grahamstown in 1819. He was the founder of Bathurst and Provisional Magistrate in 1820. [1]

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References

  1. Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 435. Retrieved 28 August 2013.