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Dates of Registration
The following table lists the approximate commencement dates for registering births, marriages, and deaths:
|Orange Free State||1903||1848||1903|
|South-West Africa (Namibia)||1913||1908||1913|
Marriage records are also very valuable in South African genealogical research. Marriage records provide the following information:
- Date when the marriage occurred
- Full names, marital status (single or widowed) and places of birth for both the bride and groom
- Full names, and places of birth for the parents of the bride and groom
- Civil registration (marriages), Natal, 1845-1899
- Civil registration (marriages), Transvaal, 1861-1899
- Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1848-1899
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