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Historical Overview

History

Gauteng means 'Place of Gold' in the Sotho languages. It is the smallest province in South Africa, but also the richest and most crowded. More Gauteng history can be found online at the South Africa History Online website.

Wikipedia article for the Gauteng Jurisdiction.

Localities

Inforamaion about some of the major cities within the Gauteng Province can be found at http://www.southafrica.com/gauteng/

List of cities and towns in Gauteng

Maps and gazetteers

A comprehensive set of maps of the Gauteng Province can be found at this link.

Records

Cemeteries

Grave stone images from graveyards in Gauteng. This is part of the Genealogical Society of South Africa (parent body of eGGSA) National Cemetery Recording Project.

Map of cemeteries near Gauteng

Find A Grave records for Gauteng, South Africa

Census

2011 South Africa Census. This population census is a total count of the country's population, where demographic, social and economic information is gathered about the people who live in the country. Statistics specific to Gauteng can be found in this report.

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.

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.

Civil Registration

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Emigration

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Genealogy

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Land records

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Occupations

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Probate records

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School records

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Tax records

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Web Sites

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Further Reading

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