oa Botswana Notes & Records - Graves at the settlement of Tati in the north-east of Botswana

Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090



This article, about the graves at Tati, is a continuation of the series relevant to the history of north-east Botswana. A comprehensive article, which recounts the circumstances of the Jesuits and their 1879 Zambezi Ministry, including the mission at Tati, has been published. The village of Tati came into being at the time of the 1868 - 69 Gold Rush and was for a period one of the northern extremities of European settlement on the sub - Continent. Gold mining continued in the district. When, however, the railway reached the place where present day Francistown is now located in August, 1897, those who had been living in the Tati settlement migrated elsewhere.

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