The Dutch occupation was interrupted from 1795 to 1803, but seeing as very little happened during this time, it is largely ignored. For the most part the “standard” sources are either so badly researched or so incorrect that with few exceptions it has necessitated returning to the source documents (some of which have disappeared since their last “credible” perusal. Where this is the case, notes have been made as far as possible.
The Metrical version of the Psalms was introduced on 21st May 1775. , The British annexed the Cape in 1795 and controlled it until 1803. The Batavian Republic ended in 1806.