South Africa Civil Registration

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== On-line<br> ==
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*Civil registration (marriages), Natal, 1845-1899<br>
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*Civil registration (marriages), Natal, 1845-1899<br>  
*Civil registration (marriages), Transvaal, 1861-1899<br>
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*Civil registration (marriages), Transvaal, 1861-1899<br>  
*Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1848-1899<br>
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*Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1848-1899<br>
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*Military records (baptisms, marriages and burials) - Cape Province, 1795-1803<br>
  
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(search the International Genealogical Index (IGI) collection, these are possibly incomplete collections but contain ten's of thousands of records)<br>

Revision as of 04:44, 24 January 2013

South Africa




Marriages

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


On-line

  • Civil registration (marriages), Natal, 1845-1899
  • Civil registration (marriages), Transvaal, 1861-1899
  • Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1848-1899
  • Military records (baptisms, marriages and burials) - Cape Province, 1795-1803

(search the International Genealogical Index (IGI) collection, these are possibly incomplete collections but contain ten's of thousands of records)