Eastern Cape, South AfricaEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

South Africa > Eastern Cape

Contents

Historical Overview

History

Add a brief statement about historical background, including a Web site link if available.

Localities

List the names of places and the names of the surrounding parishes List the names and give a description of a district, poor law union, etc.


List of cities and towns in the Eastern Cape

Maps and gazetteers

Add a Web site link for a map or gazetteer site, and/or add a printed source. Read more about South Africa Maps and South Africa Gazetteers.

Records

Cemeteries

Add references to indexes to gravestones or monumental inscriptions.

Eastern Cape, Adelaide Main Cemetery

South Africa-Eastern Cape Cemeteries, South Africa War Graves Project

Find A Grave records for Eastern Cape, South Africa

Census

The purpose of a census was to gather information about people who lived in an area. Add information here about census and census substitutes that you know about.

Church records

Add information about South Africa Church Records.

Catholic

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Anglican

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.
Portrait of Rev. William Homan Turpin, Archdeacon of Cradock, South Africa 1835-1920, married Elinor Gray in 1858.  Article in The Irish Ancestor, Vol. XVI, no. 1. 1984, frontpiece.  Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i

Presbyterian

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Methodist

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Society of Friends

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Others

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Bergersdorp Baptisms, South African Church records indexes for Bergersdorp, Eastern Cape-1868-1888. Most of the images are from the Gereformeerde kerk collection, although also added is Magistrate marriages and an index to the Easter Cape 1962 estates.

Civil Registration

Add Government registration of births, marriages and deaths

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Emigration

Add Emigration Information

Genealogy

Add Genealogical information

Land records

Add Land record Information

Newspapers

The Cody Library at Rhodes University in Grahamstown has original and microfilm copies of many newspapers, including the Grahamstown Journal (1831-1920) and Grocott's Mail (1872-current). Their website can be accessed here.

Occupations

Add Occupation Information

Portrait of Rev. William Homan Turpin, Archdeacon of Cradock, South Africa, 1835-1920.  Married Elinor Gray in 1858.  Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. XVI. no.1. 1984, fronts piece.  Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i

Probate records

See here for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.

See here for a description of what probates are and where they are located.

School records

Add information about school records

Tax records

Add information about Tax Records

Web Sites

Add Genealogical Website Information

Further Reading

Add sources here.


 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 14 March 2014, at 21:12.
  • This page has been accessed 3,637 times.