Gauteng Province, South Africa Genealogy
Guide to Gauteng Province, South Africa Genealogy ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
- 1 Historical Overview
- 2 Records
- 2.1 Cemeteries
- 2.2 Census
- 2.3 Church records
- 2.4 Civil Registration
- 2.5 Emigration
- 2.6 Genealogy
- 2.7 Land records
- 2.8 Occupations
- 2.9 Probate records
- 2.10 School records
- 2.11 Tax records
- 3 Websites
- 4 Further Reading
- 5 References
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.
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.
Find A Grave records for Gauteng, South Africa
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.
- 1838 - 1991 South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-1991 at FamilySearch — images
Dutch Reformed Church (NGK)
Dutch Reformed Church (NHK)
Reformed Church (GK)
Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1901.
See here for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.