Boswell-Wilkies Circus in South Africa


Boswell-Wilkies Circus
Typecircus
Founded1963
Closed down2001
AddressCircus Farm, Daleside
PlaceRandvaal, Gauteng
CountrySouth Africa
Websitehttp://www.circus.co.za/
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Description

Boswell-Wilkies Circus, located at Circus Farm, Daleside, in Randvaal, Gauteng, in South Africa, was founded in 1963. Boswell-Wilkies Circus closed down in 2001.


Comments / pictures

1954: W H Wilkie brought his circus W H Wilkies Great Continental Circus to Durban, from New Brighton, England.
1963: Merge with Boswell Circus.
1972: W H Wilkie bought the shares in Boswells Circus.
1982: 3 elephants sold to Brian Boswells Circus.
1998: W H Wilkie died.
2002: The circus is not touring anymore, but the big-top is setup permanently on on the Wilkie farm in Daleside.


References for records about Boswell-Wilkies Circus

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Boswell-Wilkies Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1549. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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