Hopetown

Killed By A Scorpion: James Simmons

In the 1890s James Simmons came to South Africa in search of a better life.  He thought that he had found it in the employ of the Cape Colonial Railways.  He served first as manager of the refreshment rooms at Fraserburg Road Station (Leeu Gamka) and later at Orange River Station (near Hopetown).  He found […]

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