Maria Trost Trappist Mission – 1895

Maria Trost, founded in 1895, lies between Oetting and Maris Stella, in the Highflats area of southern KZN. The present church built in 1934, was the third on the Mission site and constructed of local stone.

In the cemetery was the solitary grave of Kenneth George Cooper, of the Natal Police who died in 1901.

Maria Trost Church built 1934 (Third in line)

Maria Trost Church 1934

Maria Trost Cemetery – Grave Trooper K.G. Cooper – Natal Police

The barn at Maria Trost

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