Norval Family Website

Welcome to – 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.

Kinnear Sisters

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.

History of Benoni
Benoni History

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 …

About Benoni

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 …

Henry’s Blog

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!

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Mirage F1CZ of 3 Squadron South African Airforce

Mireage F1CZ of 3 Squadron South African Air Force – Disbanded September 1992

ArchiBald Joseph Norval and Manie Maritz R.I.P

In loving memory of my Father Archie Norval and Father In Law Manie Maritz. You are both sorely missed, always in our hearts and will never be forgotten.

Current Product Deals

Every so often I will write a review about a product and give a discounted price that will only be available to the readers/followers of my website. The product on special or promotion will be purchased from JNS Technologies who I do contract work for. Every review or new deal will have a discount code. Enter the code when requesting a quote.   Click here for current deal.