Welcome to Norval.co.za – My name is Hendrik Lourens Norval or more commonly known as Henry Norval. I was born in Benoni in June 1963 and 56 years later still stay in Benoni. Through the years I have seen our town grow into the gem of the East Rand and unfortunately seen it decay over the last few years.
I have a keen interest in our families past and have delved into the Norval surname and the Botes surname on my Moms side. The information can be viewed under the menu “Genealogy”. The family tree also contains my wife’s side of the family – Maritz and Smith.
Benoni’s inauspicious beginnings were in 1881 when then surveyor-general Johan Rissik found it difficult to assign title deeds to all unclaimed state property. He named a piece of land surrounded by Four Farms in the area, Read more …
Benoni is a town in the Ekurhuleni municipal area, Gauteng. The other towns in Ekurhuleni are Alberton, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, Germiston, Kempton Park, Nigel and Springs.
Benoni covers an area of approximately 175,6 km2 . Read more …
My blog contains a variety of topics on whatever comes to mind or that interests me. Some rantings and ravings as well. There will also be reviews on products, food and restaurants. Lets also not forget my cooking experiments!
Mirage F1CZ of 3 Squadron South African Airforce
ArchiBald Joseph Norval and Manie Maritz R.I.P
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