South Africa Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m (Text replace - "Family History Library Catalog" to "FamilySearch Catalog")
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{South Africa-sidebar}}<div style="width: 74%; float: right">
 
{{South Africa-sidebar}}<div style="width: 74%; float: right">
(Add text and/or image here)
+
== [[Image:IMG_1632.JPG|thumb|right|Union Buildings, Pretoria]] ==
  
 
== Getting Started with South Africa Research  ==
 
== Getting Started with South Africa Research  ==
  
 
New! Join a Genealogy Research Community for South Africa on  
 
New! Join a Genealogy Research Community for South Africa on  
 +
 
*South Africa Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=291.0 RootsChat South Africa Resources and help pages. (Free)].
 
*South Africa Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=291.0 RootsChat South Africa Resources and help pages. (Free)].
 +
 
[https://www.facebook.com/pages/South-Africa-Genealogy-Research-Community/276019629101275 Facebook] or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype]  
 
[https://www.facebook.com/pages/South-Africa-Genealogy-Research-Community/276019629101275 Facebook] or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype]  
  
Line 18: Line 20:
 
South Africa is divided into 9 provinces.  
 
South Africa is divided into 9 provinces.  
  
{| style="width: 99%; height: 100px" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="width: 99%; height: 100px"
 
|-
 
|-
 
| <br>  
 
| <br>  
Line 38: Line 40:
 
|}
 
|}
  
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_South_Africa Wikipedia] provides general information about each province
+
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_South_Africa Wikipedia] provides general information about each province  
  
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
Line 46: Line 48:
 
177 Wills listed in the On-Line Catalogue for the National Archives in London, where the "Cape of Good Hope" is shown as place of residence or former residence.&nbsp; Wills dated from 1713 to 1857. [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline] ($).  
 
177 Wills listed in the On-Line Catalogue for the National Archives in London, where the "Cape of Good Hope" is shown as place of residence or former residence.&nbsp; Wills dated from 1713 to 1857. [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline] ($).  
  
Nasionale Pers are in the planning stages of digitising their Media (Newspapers and other publications printed by them. Includes Die Burger, Volksblad, Natal Witness, Huisgenoot etc.) A media statement will be released when more information is known.<br>  
+
Nasionale Pers are in the planning stages of digitising their Media (Newspapers and other publications printed by them. Includes Die Burger, Volksblad, Natal Witness, Huisgenoot etc.) A media statement will be released when more information is known.<br>  
  
 
*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927115 records collections for South Africa] available on FamilySearch.org.
 
*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927115 records collections for South Africa] available on FamilySearch.org.
Line 95: Line 97:
 
*[http://www.southafrica.info/services/genealogy.htm South Africa Family History Information on the Internet]
 
*[http://www.southafrica.info/services/genealogy.htm South Africa Family History Information on the Internet]
  
[[South Africa Websites|More web sites]]
+
[[South Africa Websites|More web sites]]  
  
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
== Help Wanted  ==
Line 101: Line 103:
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%"
+
{| border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  
 
|  
Line 117: Line 119:
 
__NOTOC__  
 
__NOTOC__  
  
[[Category:Africa]][[Category:Countries]]
+
[[Category:Africa]] [[Category:Countries]]

Revision as of 14:19, 14 August 2014

News and Events


Topics
Other Heading
  • (bullet)
Find us on
Facebook

Ask a question
Learn what's new
Build the community


Union Buildings, Pretoria

Getting Started with South Africa Research

New! Join a Genealogy Research Community for South Africa on

Facebook or Skype

Jurisdictions in South Africa

South Africa is divided into 9 provinces.


Wikipedia provides general information about each province

Research Tools

South Africa Wills

177 Wills listed in the On-Line Catalogue for the National Archives in London, where the "Cape of Good Hope" is shown as place of residence or former residence.  Wills dated from 1713 to 1857. www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline ($).

Nasionale Pers are in the planning stages of digitising their Media (Newspapers and other publications printed by them. Includes Die Burger, Volksblad, Natal Witness, Huisgenoot etc.) A media statement will be released when more information is known.

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

History of South Africa

Listen to the tutorial at FamilySearch Learning Center on"The South African Empire" by Dr. Anne Samson.

History of South Africa

South African History Online

History of South Africa from the early European Settlement through the 1990s.

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Jewish Records

(Your text or images here)

Useful Websites

More web sites

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: