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Question #1: Some of the Cape Town marriage records appear to be mislabeled. Can you verify the correct browse point title?
Answer #1: The following is a list of browse point label errors:
Cape Town:

  • Marriage records 1923-192... vol 1/3/9/1/43-1/3/9/148 should be Marriage records 1923-192... vol 1/3/9/1/43-1/3/9/1/48
  • Marriage records 1924-192... vol 1/3/9/1/49-1/3/9/153 should be Marriage records 1924-192... vol 1/3/9/1/49-1/3/9/1/53
  • Marriage records 1926-192... vol 1/3/9/1/54-1/3/9/157 should be Marriage records 1926-192... vol 1/3/9/1/54-1/3/9/1/57

Question #2: The records found at browse point: Griekwastad > Marriage 1906-1933 vol 1/1/8/2/1/2 are for records starting in 1938. Where can I see the record for 1906-1933?
Answer #2: The Griekwastad > Marriage records 1906-1933 vol 1/1/8/2/1/2 are mislabeled and are found at Griekwastad > Marriage records 1938-1945 vol 1/1/8/2/1/1. Similarly, the Griekwastad > Marriage records 1938-1945 vol 1/1/8/2/1/1 are found at the browse point Griekwastad > Marriage records 1906 -1933 vol 1/1/8/2/1/2.

Question #3: Records found at Wynberg > Marriage records 1917-1919 vol 1/3/9/1/13-1/3/9/1/18, Marriage records 1919-1920 vol 1/3/9/1/19-1/3/9/1/24, and Marriage records 1920-1921 vol 1/3/9/1/25-1/3/9/1/30 appear to be from Cape Town. Should they be in the Wynberg browse point?
Answer #3: No, these records have been mislabeled and are from Cape Town.

Question #4: I get a message “No image available” for several records. How can I see the images?
Answer #4: FamilySearch does not have the contractual rights to display images from the following browse points and the browse points to these records will be removed. These records are not available on microfilm.
East London

Marriage record index 1953-1955 vol 1/2/6/2/1/1
Marriage record index 1971 vol 1/2/6/2/2
Marriage record index 1971-1972 vol 1/2/6/2/3
Marriage records 1902-1905 vol 1/2/6/1/3
Marriage records 1915-1917 vol 1/2/6/1/6
Marriage records 1917-1919 vol 1/2/6/1/7
Marriage records 1919-1920 vol 1/2/6/1/8
Marriage records 1920-1921 vol 1/2/6/1/9
Marriage records 1932-1934 vol 1/2/6/1/18
Marriage records 1934-1936 vol 1/2/6/1/19
Marriage records 1937 vol 1/2/6/1/21
Marriage records 1938-1939 vol 1/2/6/1/22
Marriage records 1940-1941 vol 1/2/6/1/23
Marriage records 1955-1956 vol 1/2/6/2/1/2
Marriage records 1957-1958 vol 1/2/6/2/1/3
Marriage records 1959-1961 vol 1/2/6/2/1/4
Marriage records 1961 vol 1/2/6/2/1/5
Marriage records 1970-1971 vol 1/2/6/2/1
Marriage records 1971 vol 1/2/6/1/58


Marriage records 1958-1967 vol 1/3/61/1/4
Marriage records 1967-1969 vol 1/3/61/1/5
Marriage records 1970-1971 vol 1/3/61/1/6


Marriage records 1956-1968 vol 1/3/62/1/7
Marriage records 1969-1971 vol 1/3/62/1/8
Marriage records 1971-1972 vol 1/3/62/1/9
Marriage records 1971-1972 vol 1/3/62/1/10

If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at Please include the following information:

  •  If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
    For example: South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records 1792-1992 > Griekwastad > Marriage records 1938-1945 vol 1/1/8/2/1/1 > Image 10 of 185.
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