"[2730: 2726-3049] a town in the South African Republic (Paulpietersburg district; KwaZulu-Natal), 40 km north of Vryheid. Variant: P.P. Burg (abbreviation used in HMG). Between 18 and 20 June 1901, the town was surrounded by Lt-Col M.F. Rimington's column, but only seven burghers were captured as it had been evacuated. HMG IV p.201 (map no.56)."
A Gazetteer of the Second Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 (Military Press, Milton Keynes 1999)