Story of the Fish Hoek Valley from the beginning of time

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Published by M.M. Cobern in Fish Hoek, [South Africa] .

Written in English

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  • Vishoek Region (South Africa),
  • Vishoek (South Africa)


  • Vishoek Region (South Africa) -- History.,
  • Vishoek (South Africa) -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Malcolm M. Cobern.
LC ClassificationsDT846.V57 C62 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination350 p. :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2632851M
ISBN 100620062894
LC Control Number85204856

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: Story of the Fish Hoek Valley: pp. Many black & white photograhs and line drawn maps to support text. Some light tanning and discolouration to page edges, (ugly)previous owner name on ffep.

Dustjacket has slight fading, wear to edges and a. Cobern, Malcolm M. Story of the Fish Hoek Valley from the Beginning of Time. Fish Hoek: M.M. Cobern, Deacon, J. & Wilson, M. “Peers Cave – the cave the world forgot”, in The Digging Stick, Journal of the South African Archaeological Society Vol.

9 (2), Rosenthal, Eric. A History of Fish Hoek, It takes its name from the town of Fish Hoek on the False Bay coast. The valley is bound by mountains (including Chapman's Peak, Spitskop, Silvermine Mountain, and Ridge Peak) on the north; Fish Hoek Bay and False Bay on the east; mountains (including Elsie's Peak, Rooikrans, and Slangkop) on the south; and Chapman's Bay and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.

It is 13 kilometres from. This book explains how the word 'Fish Hoek' began. The lovely valley, lying between the mountain ranges of Glencairn and Kalk Bay, and originally known as Visch Hoek (Fish Corner), had since the yearbelonged to Hester Sophia de Kock who was later to marry Jacob Isaac de Villiers whose family had owned, and still do own, much of the Noordhoek valley.

The names of Victor and Bertie Peers are remembered in Fish Hoek, and beyond, because of the discoveries they made in the cave which is now called after them.

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Fish Hoek (Afrikaans: Vishoek, meaning either Fish Corner or Fish Glen) is a coastal town at the eastern end of the Fish Hoek Valley on the False Bay side of the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town, South usly a separate municipality, Fish Hoek is now part of the City of Cape a coastal suburb of Cape Town, Fish Hoek is popular as a residence for commuters, retired people and.

Fish Hoek (Afrikaans: Vishoek, meaning either Fish Corner or Fish Glen) is a coastal town at the eastern end of the Fish Hoek Valley on the False Bay side of the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town, South Africa.

Previously a separate municipality, Fish Hoek is now part of the City of Cape Town. The story speaks to the fragility of the peace created in small towns like Fish Hoek, and internally for most of us who are privileged enough to go about our lives free from violence in the home. First to comment is first in line The first person to comment on the post has first option to buy.

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Fish Hoek Valley Museum. Thank you to the Fish Hoek Valley Museum for giving us a glimpse of the records they have so diligently collated for the public to view in both photos which are displayed on this site as well as the history they have preserved over time.

Visit Fish Hoek Valley Museum. It’s a well-kept record of local history, with lovely old photographs and displays of stone tools used by the San years ago. Open from Tuesday to Saturday am – pm. Fish Hoek beach was used on an informal basis for whaling and fishing, but it was not until that it was laid out as a township.

The first grant of Crown Land in Fish Hoek was granted to Andreas Bruins in The land was sold several times before being bought by Hester Sophia de Kock in She was then a spinster of 51 years old. The names of Victor and Bertie Peers are remembered in Fish Hoek, and beyond, because of the discoveries they made in the cave which is now called after them.

It was the Anglo-Boer War that brought Victor Peers to South Africa. He was born in Australia, where the family lived on a farm, and he grew up with an interest in plants. The first article included in this chapter was published some fifty years ago in the Fish Hoek Echo. It provides a comprehensive overview of the geology of the valley throughout the ages.

It also explains why Fish Hoek beach is one of the safest beaches especially for children which made Fish Hoek so popular as a holiday destination. Fish Hoek Valley Museum Learn more about Peers’ Cave, previously known as Skildergat, where stone tools have been discovered, Khoisan rock art and the buried remains of nine people.

Found inyou can reach the cave by hiking up trails above 19th Avenue in Fish Hoek. After a ‘love at first site’ visit to the far south on a recce (a poetic moment in which I stopped on Ou Kaapse Weg and looked down the Fish Hoek valley, with False Bay glittering in the distance) the decision was made, we would concentrate on Fish Hoek as our primary target.

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Fish Hoek (or Fishhoek) is a small harbour on the the coast of False Bay in Cape Town, it is fed by waters from the Atlantic ocean 'Story of the Fish Hoek Valley from the beginning of time. They found many stone tools and the remains of nine people, one of whom became famous as Fish Hoek Man.

The skull has the largest brain area of any skull of its age found up until that time. It has been dated at 12, years old.

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Never been to Fish Hoek before, and was pleasantly surprised to see how pretty, clean, safe & crisp this little Town is. The view of the "False Bay Cove" from 'The Cove' was awesome.

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