History and origin of its name
The suburb of Schauderville, better known as Schauder, is one of the oldest Northern Areas settlements and was established in 1935. Schauderville gets its name from Adolph Schauder who was a Port Elizabeth Councilmember for 40 years who later served as the city’s mayor.
from 1940-1942. Adolph Schauder was a Jewish settler who advocated for better housing for the underprivileged. Adolph Schauder Primary School is also named after him. Schauder neighbours the suburb of Korsten.
|Burville Street||Named after Rev. H.M.T Burville who was incumbent of St. Phil Church from 1927-1946.|
|Clifton Street||Named after Cricketers. Clifton College in Gloucestershire, England, founded in 1862 is famous for its Cricket Teams outstanding players in produced.|
|Dan street||Named after Mrs. Dan Beer inspector of Housing for the Municipality.|
|Ferreira Street||Named after Mrs. & Ms. Ferreira principal of the Watson Orthopaedic Home.|
|Goddard Road||Named after West Indian Cricketer. John d Goddard was born in 1919 and Captained the team against England in 1950. Others Including Stollmeyer, Rae, Worrel and Weekes have streets named after them. They were part of the team as well.|
|Herman Road||Named after Hermanus Herman a mason from Holland Park who worked on the houses in Schauderville.|
|Kynoch Street||Name taken from the voter’s roll.|
|Livingstone Road||Named after Livingstone.|
|Nicholas Street||Named after Nicholas Du Plessis Chairman of the Korsten Ratepayers Association and friend of Councillor Marock, who was closely connect with the creation of housing for coloureds. It is not named after St. Nicholas Home for Bonus because that was built two years after the street was named.|
According to the latest census, Census 2011, 13 971 people residing in the Shauderville area. The basic demographics are as follows:
Shauderville is home to the iconic Baptist Church, one of the oldest church buildings in the City and the Jarman community centre.
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- Alistair Arends – Former Secretary General: United Congregational Church of Southern Africa
- Samuel Arends – Former Secretary General: United Congregational Church of Southern Africa
- Ihron Rensburg- Former Vice Chancellor: University of Johannesburg
- Cedric Thomas Frolick- Member of Southern African National Assembly(Parliament)
Last Updated: January 2018
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