Maps and Plans
Archival Resources - Maps and Plans
Maps and Plans 1656 circa Potter, P. Kaart van de Valsbaai tot de Tafelbaai. Shows vlei at Green Point. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.VEL 803
Maps and Plans 1690 circa Cape of Good Hope Cape Archives and Record Services M1/273
Maps and Plans 1700 circa De Graaf, I. The Fort of Good Hope, the Company’s Garden, and some Public and Private Buildings, in the Vicinity. Copy of lost original, probably by Jan Wittebol. Shows urban blocks and Company and private gardens. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.VEL 828
Maps and Plans 1714 Slotsboo, K.J. Plan van de Baaij de Caap de Goede Hoop. Concept plan for the Cape of Good Hope. Inset profile of the Battery of 24 pieces of Cannon (Chavonnes); shows dunes. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.VEL 831
Maps and Plans 1730 circa Anon Map of Table Bay in Bird’s-Eye Perspective Shows Table Bay in the round. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.AANW 1420
Maps and Plans 1748 circa Carte des Environs du Cap de Bonne Esperance In Journal of RJ Gordon, 1777-1786 Brenthurst Press: shows ‘Village des Hottentots’. P.74, plate 19
Maps and Plans 1748? Bellin, J.N. Le Pays du Hottentots aux Environs du Cap de Bonne Esperance … UCT - Jagger Library BMMC 682.a.1 (566a and 566b)
Maps and Plans BMMC 682.a.1 (566a and 566b) Bellin Plan du Fort et de la Ville du Cap de Bonne Esperance found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1748? Bellin Ville et Fort du Cap de Bonne Esperance found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1760 circa Wentzel, C.D. attrib. Map of the situation of the Cape of Good Hope Shows road to Waterplaats. Exact copy NA 4.TOPO 15.72 Anon 1789 Brommer p.102 Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.VEL 836
Maps and Plans 1760 circa Wentzel, C.D. Shows ‘soldaten kerkhoff’, diaconij kerkhoff’, and ‘Geregts Plaats’ near Castle. Universiteit Bibliotheek Leiden Nijenhuis 006-25-031/38
Maps and Plans 1760 circa Anon Plan van de Tafel Baay. Castle and Company warehouses, dunes and batteries. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.VEL 833
Maps and Plans 1767 Brink, C.F. Plan and Map of the Fort and Settlement at the Cape of Good Hope such as it was Fortified and Built in the Year 1767. Shows cemeteries and road to Green Point, justitieplaats and site for new hospital (nos. 35 and 39). Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.VEL 838
Maps and Plans 1770 Bourset after Valentijn A Plan of the Town of the C of GH and its Environs. Shows ‘new lines’ east of Castle and Atlantic coast batteries; distorted coastline and inaccurate placement of features. Iziko CHM found in Vergunst p.46
Maps and Plans 1775 to 1785 Rijksmuseum M G1
Maps and Plans 1777 circa Bowen, T. Prospect of the Cape of Good Hope Symbolic engraving probably after Kolbe c 1715. Hottentot Hutts and gallows. Iziko Good Hope Collection
Maps and Plans 1782 Gordon, R.J. Rijksmuseum M G8
Maps and Plans 1785 Anon. Plan of Cape Town. Probably based on Brink 1767. Company kerkhoff and Burger kerkhoff, justitieplaats. See 1790 version. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.TOPO 15.84
Maps and Plans 1785 circa Anon Map of the Cape of Good Hope with its Situation and Fortifications Surrounding this Settlement Shows cemeteries and gallows on dune. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.JSF 43
Maps and Plans 1786 De Graaff Thibault & Barbier Plan van het Casteel en de Stad de Goede Hoop. Shows Company buildings and fortifications Cape Archives and Record Services M1/339
Maps and Plans 1786 circa De Graaff & Barbier The versions in Brommer don’t have writing, only key with letters and numbers. Cape Archives and Record Services? VEL 839?
Maps and Plans 1787 De Graaff, Thiebault & Barbier Plan of the Situation of the Cape of Good Hope and its Adjoining Fortifications. Shows gallows on a hill next to Mouille Point battery and proposed fortifications around cemeteries. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.JSF 59
Maps and Plans 1789 Buyskes, A.A. Plan of the Castle and Town at the Cape of Good Hope National Library of South Africa found in Attwell 2006
Maps and Plans 1790 circa Anon. Plan of Cape Town Soldaten kerkhoff, Burger kerkhoof and Slaaven begraafplaats. Company buildings and official street names. See 1785 version. Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.TOPO 15.85
Maps and Plans 1790 circa Gordon, R.J. Situatie van de Caap Coast from Blaauweberg to Hout Bay, annotated Nationaal Archief Den Haag 4.TOPO 15.120A
Maps and Plans 1800 circa Anon Undated anonymous map of Table Valley Cape Archives and Record Services M1/338
Maps and Plans 1804 circa Cape Town found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1816 Melvill, J, De Wet, J. Plan of government land situated to the north of Cape Town on the road to Green Point. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/574
Maps and Plans 1817 Melvill, J. Plan of burial ground and Amsterdam Battery in connection with establishment of hospital. See letter 44 of 9 December 1817. Old Somerset Hospital. Cape Archives and Record Services CO 88
Maps and Plans 1817 Dec 9 Michell, C.C. Plan of the Breakwater and Harbour proposed by The Commission. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/345
Maps and Plans 1818 Elemans Burgher Senate map. Traced version (G.Lacock 1976): shows burial grounds and Gallows Hill and arsenal to west. CAR ?NLSA? found in the HARG maps
Maps and Plans 1820 circa Shows Gallows Hill and fortifications. Cape Archives and Record Services M5/16
Maps and Plans 1827 Thompson, G. Shows Burying Grounds, Old Somerset Hospital, Merchant Seamen’s Hospital found in Thompson’s Travels. (See VASSA Journal 5, June 2001)
Maps and Plans 1827 Thompson, G. Cape Town found in Worden et al. 1998.
Maps and Plans 1830s Michell, C.C. Table Bay showing the site of and space occupied by the Work proposed by The Commission. Location of new breakwaters between Chavonnes and Amsterdam batteries. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/344
Maps and Plans 1831 Greig, G. Plan of Cape Town for the South African Directory found by Antonia Malan (Attwell 2007)
Maps and Plans 1832 to 1870 Plan of land between Signal Hill and coastline in front of Chavonnes Battery. Port Captains Office
Maps and Plans 1833 Cape Town Cape Town after Greig. found by Antonia Malan (Welz 1976)
Maps and Plans 1836 Gray, C.J. Plan of Green Point …. Burial grounds, including paupers near Amsterdam Battery Cape Archives and Record Services M1/571
Maps and Plans 1840 Mouille Battery. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1840 Bird, John Erf 565, Cape Town: part of old Military burial ground 321sr 3sf; OCF 6-33 1 June 1840 Surveyor General 376/1840 SG dgm
Maps and Plans 1842 Melvill, J. Survey diagram: Mohammedan Burial Ground, Signal Hill. Manger & Truter’s land and mohammedan burial ground. See letters 23 May 1842 and 12 July 1842. Cape Archives and Record Services SG1/1/3/7
Maps and Plans 1844 Table Bay, Cape Town National Archives, London found in Richings (2006), Fig.13
Maps and Plans 1850 circa C of GH Almanac & Directory Plan of Cape Town Detail from Grand Parade to Amsterdam Battery. found in HARG maps
Maps and Plans 1853 Burial ground for Somerset Hospital. See image of letter 1853. Cape Archives and Record Services
Maps and Plans 1856 Vetch Plan of Proposed Harbour National Library of South Africa found in Baumann 1991, p9
Maps and Plans 1858 The Old Coast Line 1858. Enlarged from Captain Vetch’s Plan. Cape Archives and Record Services M4/1147
Maps and Plans 1859 Coode Table Bay Harbour. Plan of proposed new works. To accompany Mr Coode’s Report of 30 November 1859. Shows low and high water lines, and major buildings along the shore between Salt River and Mouille Point. Cape Archives and Record Services M3/2945
Maps and Plans 1859 Nov 30 Coode, Sir J. Table Bay Harbour. Plan of proposed new works, to accompany Mr Coode’sreort of 30 November 1859. See plans filed with documents for same plan showing coast from Salt River to Mouille Point. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/3176
Maps and Plans 1859 Nov 30 Coode, J. Table Bay Harbour. Plan shewing foreshore and landing jetties Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1493
Maps and Plans 1860 SA Photographic Salon Bird’s Eye View of the Breakwater Dock Works Table Bay Cape of Good Hope. “Thomas Andrews, appointed resident engineer, conceived the idea of building a breakwater using rock scooped out of the shore, thus creating a basin for the dock at the same time.” Iziko Wilhelm Fehr Collection E45 Negative print at CAR M1/3250.
Maps and Plans 1860 Snow, J.B. Snow survey Tracing - whole found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1860 Snow Survey Shows Cobern Street area, but cuts off formal cemeteries. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1862 Feb Krynauw, David, Harbour Engineer Table Bay Harbour. Land near Chavonne proposed to be leased to Table Bay Harbour Commission. “Enclosed burial ground” and powder store marked. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1529
Maps and Plans 1865 circa Cadastral map. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1870 Archdeacon & Jenour Table Bay Breakwater & Docks Proposed graving dock found in Baumann 1991, p53
Maps and Plans 1877 Coode, Sir John Cape Colony Harbours: Table Bay Sir John Coode’s plan, design A (Inner Basin) found in Baumann 1991, p11
Maps and Plans 1878 Wilson Survey of Cape Town. Shows proposed new public cemeteries on Green Point Common. City of Cape Town
Maps and Plans 1880 Coode, Sir J. Cape Colony Harbours – Table Bay – Plan shewing future outer harbor referred to in Sit John Coode’s report dated November 1880. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1592
Maps and Plans 1882 Burial grounds in ? Simons’s Town Sketch plan includes Church of England and Malays / Free Blacks (Abdol Daviel) – near De Kleine Gouvernments Tuin belonging to P.L. Cloete since 1800. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/3890
Maps and Plans 1883 Feb Coode, J. Table Bay Harbour. Plan of Works Tracing sent to Commissioner M.C.L. & P.W. 7 March 1888; Tracing sent to Coode 18 April 1888; Copy of proposal sent to Board with Resident Engineer’s explanation 26 August 1889. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1884 July 23 Coode, J. Cape Colony Harbours - Table Bay, General Plan of Existing and Proposed Works. Shows boundary between War Department property (Amsterdam Battery) and Harbour property. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1589
Maps and Plans 1887 Cape Town. Shows Sea Point and Harbour railway lines. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1887 circa T.B.H. Plan showing all Buildings & Erections on or in the vicinity of the Alfred Docks Copy sent to Coode with the Resident Engineer’s letter 21 September 1887. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1888 Feb T.B.H. Plan of All Works proposed to be carried out on the basis of St John Coode’s Plan of Feb 1883 submitted by The Harbour Board to the Commissioner of Crown Lands & Public Works on the 13th February 1888. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1888 Jan 20 Thwaites, Henry, Resident Engineer General Plan of Table Bay Harbour New Somerset Hospital to Dock Gates. Cape Archives and Record Services M5/149 Printed on paper
Maps and Plans 1889 circa Diagram Land to be purchased by Table Bay Harbour Board. CHB 263 no 67 found by Antonia Malan (Patrick & Clift 2006)
Maps and Plans 1889 T.B.H. Plan showing land (area about 20 acres) belonging to the Cape town Municipality proposed to be acquired by Table Bay Harbour Board. Gallows Hill precinct: west of Ebenezer Road and north of Sea Point Road. Attached to Resident Engineer’s letter 20 May 1889. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1891 Richards CTCC found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1891 Coode, Sir J. & Thwaites, H. General Plan of Table Bay Harbour South Africa Cape Archives and Record Services M1/3173 Negative print of M2/189.
Maps and Plans 1891 Coode, Sir J. & Thwaites, H. General Plan of Table Bay Harbour South Africa Harbour properties, railway line cutting through Gallows Hill. Note: “Buildings containing machinery coloured blue”. Cape Archives and Record Services M2/189
Maps and Plans 1895 Coode Son & Matthews, W. General Plan of Table Bay Harbour South Africa, showing works completed and in progress. found in Baumann 1991, p12; Baumann p63
Maps and Plans 1898 Thom, W. Survey of Cape Town: Sheet 111 Series City of Cape Town
Maps and Plans 1899 Coode, Son & Matthews General Plan of Table Bay Harbour South Africa, showing works completed and in progress Gallows Hill has gone. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1579
Maps and Plans 1899 Sep 9 Plan of the Proposed Scheme for Sewerage and Sewage Disposal for the Municipality of Green Point with Sea Point. To accompany Mr Clement Dunscombe’s report 9 September 1899. From Convict Station round Green Point Common to Three Anchor Bay. Shows relationship between harbor area and lighthouses. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/235
Maps and Plans 1900 [Illegible] Land transactions related to Harbour Board. Shows Gallows Hill. City of Cape Town
Maps and Plans 1900 circa Surveyor General Compilation – detail of Gallows Hill and Tank Quarry City of Cape Town
Maps and Plans 1900 July Coode Son & Matthews Table Bay Harbour Plan to illustrate report. Shows disused cemeteries off Somerset Road. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1577
Maps and Plans 1901 Coode, Son & Matthews with Hammersley Heenan, R.H. General Plan of Table Bay Harbour South Africa, showing works completed and in progress. Plan shewing proposals of Engineer in Chief to accompany his report dated 19 September 1901. Shows ‘Kaffirs location’ next to railway line and on seaward side it reads: “This area to be excavated”. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1576
Maps and Plans 1901 Plague Map Plague map and caption, in series of photographs. Cape Archives and Record Services M4/14
Maps and Plans 1904 Somerset Road cemeteries, disused. See legislation for appropriate reuse. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1905 Vetch / Coode ? Table Bay Harbour Board. Proposed new basin, east of Victoria Basin. Cape Archives and Record Services? found in Baumann p13
Maps and Plans 1906 Cape Town Harbour Works Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1515
Maps and Plans 1910 Street Plan 1910. Sheet 4. Ebenezer Road, Schotsekloof, Adderley Street, Amsterdam Battery. Cape Archives and Record Services M4/13 SGO plan
Maps and Plans 1911 Harbour found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1923 Survey diagram erf 1059, Green Point Shows extent of POS granted to people of CT. Deeds Office B66/1923
Maps and Plans 1925 Goad Goad Fire Insurance Map. See also 1895? 1937, 1949, 1956 National Library of South Africa
Maps and Plans 1928 Erf 462 Green Point Survey diagram A5499/1928 found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1929 May 21 Hindoo Burning Place, Maitland Cemetery. See letter from Maitland Cemetery Board 21 May 1929. Cape Archives and Record Services M2/2749
Maps and Plans 1931 SGO survey plan. found by Antonia Malan
Maps and Plans 1934 Cape Town 1: ?? 000 Detail of harbor shoreline found in HARG maps
Maps and Plans 1964 Cape Town 1: ?? 000 Detail of harbor shoreline found in HARG maps
Maps and Plans 2000 Marina Residential site map found in ACO 2000, fig.1
Maps and Plans 2000 Overlay of historic features and Marina Residential site on present landscape found in ACO 2000, fig.4
Maps and Plans 18th C early Shows dunes to west of town. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/967
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Maps and Plans no date De Villiers, S. A Tale of Three Cities Expansion of CT found in M&R 1985
Maps and Plans no date Expansion of CT found in M&R 1985
Maps and Plans no date Expansion of CT found in M&R 1985
Maps and Plans no date Inaccurate sketch plan of Castle and Fort and adjacent features, including begraafplaats probably near DRC, kilns, owners of tuinen. Cape Archives and Record Services M1/1237 Leupe collection
Maps and Plans no date Plan of proposed East (opp Fort Knokke) and North (opp Chavonnes) Piers. Cape Archives and Record Services M5/189
Maps and Plans no date Plan of Green Point Cape Archives and Record Services M1/571