Agincourt

Township some 6km north of Cunning Moor. Presumably named after the village in France, where Henry V, of England, defeated French forces by employing archers.

There is a MRC/Wits Rural Public Health Transitions Research Unit in Agincourt, which assits the Community, with health issues. 


References:
• New Dictionary of South African Place Names by Peter E. Raper. www.agincourt.co.za/index.php/about/
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Last updated : 11-Oct-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 16-Sep-2016