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HOPLEY, William Musgrave

Born: c1796
Died: c1864

Land Surveyor


Born in Portsmouth, England. Arrived in South Africa in 1807 with the Second British occupation and Annexation of the Cape. In 1818 he was Government Surveyor in Caledon, in 1823-1828, in Swellendam. He designed the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in 1844.

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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1838-1845. Riversdale, Western Cape - Architect

Books citing HOPLEY

Lewcock, Ronald. 1963. Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : a study of the interaction of two cultures, 1795-1837. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pp 444