Derby

Location

Derby is located 16km east of Koster

History

Derby was named after Lord Derby, British secretary of State, and had its origins as a settlement for destitute people

Towards the end of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 – 1902), the area was the scene for a battle between the Boer forces and a Scottish Calvary Regiment.

Attractions

The graves of the British soldiers who died here may be seen in the Derby’s military cemetery.