Thomas Wittenoom

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(17**- 1821) Cape Town businessman of Dutch descent. One of the original 24 shareholders, to whom a section of the Boerenplein ("Farmer's Square", also known as Hottentot's Square or Van Riebeeck Square) was donated by Sir George Yonge for the building of a theatre, which became The African Theatre. He had 5 shares in the theatre, which were were offered for sale from his estate on 17 February, 1821.


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp. 62-5, 160.

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