Table Valley Market Gardens: 1800-1807 by Stewart Harris

In about 1804 an unknown artist made a drawing of the Table Valley. It shows icons of the market garden houses on the slopes that embrace the town. Each has the owner’s name written next to it. It happens that three of the four surviving censuses of Cape Town were...

Who’s Where in Cape Architecture

A directory of people and places, organisations and social movements associated with old Cape places: Stewart Harris. It is principally an index of personal names mentioned in Hans Fransen’s A guide to the old buildings of the Cape, and also records where the...

Background to the guides

The TEPC project (Transcription of Estate Papers at the Cape) and its predecessor, the TANAP transcription project (Resolutions of the Council of Policy), are making available to the public a searchable database of documents relating to180 years of political and...