South African Republic (Transvaal): Chairmen of the Volksraad: 1845-1849

Terms of offices correspond to the dates of sessions of the Volksraad except for *) corresponding to the dates of meetings of a standing committee (Commissie Raad) during the recess of the Volksraad, and **) corresponding to the dates of the sessions of the Provisional Volksraad (Provisionele Volksraad).
Voorzitter (President) van den Volksraad
1 Aug 1845 - 1 Aug 1845 Casper Jan Hendrik Kruger
26 Sep 1845 - 8 Oct 1845 Casper Jan Hendrik Kruger (x)
11 Dec 1846 - 11 Dec 1846 Johannes Gerhardus Stephanus Bronkhorst
20 Jan 1846 - 22 Jan 1846 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar)
27 Jan 1846 - 27 Jan 1846 Andries Hendrik Potgieter *
23 Feb 1846 - 23 Feb 1846 no presiding officer recorded ** [1]
28 Feb 1846 - 28 Feb 1846 Johannes Gerhardus Stephanus Bronkhorst (x)
17 Mar 1846 - 19 Mar 1846 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar) (x)
13 Apr 1846 - 20 Apr 1846 Andries Hendrik Potgieter (x)
4 May 1846 - 4 May 1846 Andries Hendrik Potgieter (x) **
15 May 1846 - 16 May 1846 Andries Hendrik Potgieter (x)
8 Jun 1846 - 8 Jun 1846 Johannes Gerhardus Stephanus Bronkhorst (x)
1 Sep 1846 - 1 Sep 1846 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar) (x)
5 Nov 1846 - 5 Nov 1846 JJP (Joachim) Prinsloo
10 Dec 1846 - 4 Jan 1847 Johannes Christiaan Klopper (aka CIP Klopper)
10 Feb 1847 - 10 Feb 1847 Johannes Christiaan Klopper (aka CIP Klopper) (x)
12 Mar 1847 - 12 Mar 1847 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar) (x)
16 Mar 1847 - 16 Mar 1847 Johannes Christiaan Klopper (aka CIP Klopper) (x)
29 Apr 1847 - 29 Apr 1847 Jan Frans Schutte *
5 May 1847 - 5 May 1847 Johannes Christiaan Klopper (aka CIP Klopper) (x) **
14 May 1847 - 14 May 1847 JJP (Joachim) Prinsloo (x) **
17 Jun 1847 - 17 Jun 1847 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar) (x)
21 Jun 1847 - 21 Jun 1847 Johannes van Renseburg [2]
22 Jun 1847 - 22 Jun 1847 no presiding officer recorded
3 Nov 1847 - 4 Nov 1847 LJ (Louw) Erasmus [3]
15 Dec 1847 - 16 Dec 1847 Jan Frans Schutte (x)
2 Feb 1848 -3 Feb 1848 no presiding officer recorded [4]
29 Feb 1848 - 29 Feb 1848 no presiding officer recorded
4 Apr 1848 - 4 Apr 1848 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar) (x)
20 Apr 1848 - 21 Apr 1848 Johannes Hermanus Grobler (Grobbelaar) (x)
20 Sep 1848 - 20 Sep 1848 no presiding officer recorded [5]
6 Oct 1848 - 7 Oct 1848 no presiding officer recorded
6 Dec 1848 - 7 Dec 1848 no presiding officer recorded
7 Feb 1849 - 7 Feb 1849 no presiding officer recorded
7 Mar 1849 - 8 Mar 1849 Jacob de Clercq (or Jacob le Clercq) (x)
3 Apr 1849 - 3 Apr 1849 no presiding officer recorded

[1] Johannes Gerhardus Stephanus Bronkhorst is named first in [Notule van die Volksraad].
[2] Possibly JB, JC, JJ, JL, JN, JW van Renseburg.
[3] Possibly LA, LR Erasmus.
[4] Jacob de Clercq (or Jacob de Clercq) is named first in [Notule van die Volksraad].
[5] JH Grobler is named first in [Notule van die Volksraad].
Last updated on: 24 Jul 2011 22:36:33