Ex-burghers sentence example

  • A congress of ex-burghers was held at Brandfort in December 1904, when among other resolutions passed was one demanding the grant of self-government to the colony.
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  • A counter-organization was formed by the ex-burghers who had whole-heartedly accepted the new order of things.
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  • Despite the many obstacles it had to meet, including drought, commercial depression and the hostility of many of the ex-burghers, the crown colony administration had achieved remarkable results.
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  • A nominated legislative council was established in June 1902 of which Sir John Fraser and a number of other prominent ex-burghers became unofficial members.
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  • To a certain extent the leading ex-burghers co-operated with the administration in the work of reconstruction.
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