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Encyclopedia > Tati Concessions Land

The Tati Concessions Land was the name of the concession, granted in 1872 to Sir John Swinburne (b. 1831 - d. 1914), who later acquired most other concessions, in Tati River area, then part of the Matabele kingdom, where gold was discovered in 1864. The Matabele are a branch of the Zulus who escaped from King Shaka under the leadership of Mzilikazi, a former general in Shakas army. ...


In 1893, the Tati Land was detached from Matabele land and placed under the jurisdiction of the British Resident Commissioner of the Bechuanaland Protectorate. A High Commissioner is a person serving in a special executive capacity. ...


In 1911 it ceased to exist, being annexed to Bechuanaland proper, the present Botswana. The Bechuanaland Protectorate (BP) was a protectorate established in 1885 by Britain in the area of what is now Botswana. ...


It was locally administered by a Justice of the Peace; the incumbents include: A Justice of the Peace (JP) is an inferior magistrate appointed by means of a commission of the peace (mandate) to keep the peace. ...

  • 1872 - 18.. ....
  • 18.. - September 1899 H.J. Kinsman
  • 21 September 1899 - 1900 Umfreville Percy Swinburne
  • 1900 - 1911 ....

September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

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  • WorldStatesmen- Botswana

 
 

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