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Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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== Historical Overview  ==
 
== Historical Overview  ==
  
 
=== History<br>  ===
 
=== History<br>  ===
 
Add a brief statement about historical background, including a Web site link if available.<br>
 
  
 
=== Localities<br>  ===
 
=== Localities<br>  ===
  
List the names of places and the names of the surrounding parishes List the names and give a description of a district, poor law union, etc.
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List of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_the_Eastern_Cape cities and towns in the Eastern Cape]
 
 
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List of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_the_Eastern_Cape cities and towns ]in the Eastern Cape  
 
  
 
=== Maps and gazetteers  ===
 
=== Maps and gazetteers  ===
 
Add a Web site link for a map or gazetteer site, and/or add a printed source. Read more about South Africa Maps and South Africa Gazetteers.
 
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
Add references to indexes to gravestones or monumental inscriptions.  
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[http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=1350827 Adelaide Main Cemetery]
  
[http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=1350827 Eastern Cape, Adelaide Main Cemetery]  
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[http://www.southafricawargraves.org/lists/southafrica_eastcape.htm South Africa-Eastern Cape Cemeteries]  
  
South Africa-Eastern Cape Cemeteries, [http://www.southafricawargraves.org/lists/southafrica_eastcape.htm South Africa War Graves Project]  
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[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/singleindexlistview.aspx?ix=findagrave&amp;&amp;qt=l&amp;zplace=Eastern+Cape%2c+South+Africa&amp;zdater=0&amp;zbdater=0&amp;zddater=0&amp;se=Exact"&gt;FindAGrave&lt;/a&gt; records for Eastern Cape, South Africa]  
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
 
The purpose of a census was to gather information about people who lived in an area. Add information here about census and census substitutes that you know about.
 
  
 
=== Church records  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
  
Add information about South Africa Church Records.
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===== Dutch Reformed Church (NGK) =====
 
 
===== Catholic =====
 
 
 
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>
 
  
===== Anglican  =====
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The following list contains the names of the parishes located in the Eastern Cape through 1900, and includes the names of the mother parish.
  
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.<br>Portrait of Rev. William Homan Turpin, Archdeacon of Cradock, South Africa 1835-1920, married Elinor Gray in 1858.&nbsp; Article in The Irish Ancestor, Vol. XVI, no. 1. 1984, frontpiece.&nbsp; Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i
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{|
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;" | '''Church'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;" | '''Year Established'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;" | '''Mother parish'''
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| Graaff-Reinet
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| 1792
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| Tulbagh
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| Uitenhage
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| 1817
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| Graaff-Reinet
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| Cradock
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| 1818
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| Graaff-Reinet
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|-
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| Somerset-Oos
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| 1825
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| Graaff-Reinet, Uitenhage
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| Glen Lynden (Bedford)  
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| 1829
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| Somerset-Oos
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|-
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| Albanie
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| 1831
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| Uitenhage
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|-
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| Burgersdorp
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| 1846
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| Colesberg, Cradock
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|-
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| Humansdorp
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| 1848
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| Uitenhage
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|-
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| Middelburg
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| 1852
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| Colesberg, Cradock, Graaff-Reinet, Richmond
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|-
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| Aliwal-Noord
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| 1852
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| Burgersdorp
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|-
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| Alexandria
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| 1854
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| Uitenhage
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|-
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| Queenstown
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| 1854
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| Cradock
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|-
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| Jansenville
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| 1855
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| Uitenhage
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|-
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| Aberdeen
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| 1855
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| Graaff-Reinet
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|-
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| Dordrecht
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| 1856
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| Aliwal-Noord, Burgersdorp
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|-
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| Pearston
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| 1859
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| Graaff-Reinet, Somerset-Oos
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|-
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| Komga
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| 1859
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| Glen Lynden, Albanie, Stockenström
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|-
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| Lady Grey
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| 1862
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| Aliwal-Noord
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|-
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| Greykerk (Balfour)
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| 1862
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| Stockenström
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| Alice
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| 1862
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| Albanie
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|-
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| Tarkastad
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| 1863
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| Cradock, Queenstown
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| Willowmore
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| 1864
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|-
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| Barkly-Oos
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| 1873
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| Lady Grey, Dordrecht
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| Steynsburg
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| 1876
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| Burgersdorp
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| Hofmeyr
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| 1876
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| Burgersdorp, Cradock
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| Steytlerville
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| 1876
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| Uitenhage
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| Nieu-Bethesda
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| 1878
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| Graaff-Reinet
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| Molteno
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| 1881
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| Dordrecht
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| Venterstad
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| 1882
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| Colesberg, Burgersdorp
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| Cedarville
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| 1888
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| Barkly-Oos
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| Elliot
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| 1890
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| Dordrecht, Barkly-Oos
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| Adelaide
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| 1890
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| Glen Lynden
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| Umtata
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| 1890
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| Dordrecht
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| Sterkstroom
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| 1891
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| Molteno
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| Jamestown
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| 1891
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| Aliwal-Noord, Dordrecht
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|}
  
===== Presbyterian =====
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===== Dutch Reformed Church (NHK) =====
  
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.<br>
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===== Reformed Church (GK) =====
  
 
===== Methodist  =====
 
===== Methodist  =====
  
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>
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===== Anglican  =====
  
===== Society of Friends =====
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===== Catholic =====
 
 
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>
 
  
 
===== Others  =====
 
===== Others  =====
 
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>
 
 
[http://africangenealogy.blogspot.com/ Bergersdorp Baptisms], South African Church records indexes for Bergersdorp, Eastern Cape-1868-1888.
 
Most of the images are from the Gereformeerde kerk collection, although also added is Magistrate marriages and an index to the Easter Cape 1962 estates.
 
  
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
  
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Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1895.<ref name="profile">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.</ref>
 
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''<br>
 
 
 
[[South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
 
 
=== Emigration  ===
 
  
Add Emigration Information
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A wiki article describing an online collection is found [[South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
=== Genealogy ===
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=== Emigration<br> ===
  
Add Genealogical information
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=== Genealogy<br>  ===
  
=== Land records  ===
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Fysh, JPG and AVGA. Goodbye, Norfolk, I Must Leave You. A basic family tree of Thomas Fysh of Cockley Cley and Ann&nbsp;? Howes. The family move around to Kings Lynn, London, South Africa - Capetown, Canada - Ontario, Brantford, and Australia, with 2 Fysh going to Tasmania, and one to the mainland, Australia. Sir William Hudson Fysh was the ancestor who founded the airline, Qantas, Sir Philip Oakley Fysh was Prime Minister of Tasmania. Article dates from 1742-1930, and is found in ''The Norfolk Ancestor,'' old series, vol.3 pt.7, page 94-96, Family History Library Ref. 942.61 B2j vol.3,pt7 <br>
  
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=== Land records<br>  ===
  
=== Occupations ===
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=== Newspapers ===
  
Add Occupation Information
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The Cody Library at Rhodes University in Grahamstown has original and microfilm copies of many newspapers, including the Grahamstown Journal (1831-1920) and Grocott's Mail (1872-current). Their website can be accessed href="http://www.ru.ac.za/corylibrary/"
  
Portrait of Rev. William Homan Turpin, Archdeacon of Cradock, South Africa, 1835-1920.&nbsp; Married Elinor Gray in 1858.&nbsp; Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. XVI. no.1. 1984, fronts piece.&nbsp; Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i
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=== Occupations<br>  ===
  
 
=== Probate records  ===
 
=== Probate records  ===
  
Add information about probate records for this place.  
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See [[South Africa Cape Province Death Notices]] for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.  
 
 
=== School records  ===
 
  
Add information about school records
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See [[South Africa Cape Province Probate Records]] for a description of what probates are and where they are located.
  
=== Tax records  ===
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=== School records<br> ===
  
Add information about Tax Records
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=== Tax records<br>  ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites<br> ==
 
 
Add Genealogical Website Information
 
  
 
== Further Reading  ==
 
== Further Reading  ==
  
Add sources here.
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
  
 
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[[Category:South_Africa]]
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[[Category:Eastern Cape Province, South Africa]]

Latest revision as of 17:41, 10 May 2016

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Guide to Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Genealogy ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.


Historical Overview

History

Localities

List of cities and towns in the Eastern Cape

Maps and gazetteers

Records

Cemeteries

Adelaide Main Cemetery

South Africa-Eastern Cape Cemeteries

">FindAGrave</a> records for Eastern Cape, South Africa

Census

Church records

Dutch Reformed Church (NGK)

The following list contains the names of the parishes located in the Eastern Cape through 1900, and includes the names of the mother parish.

Church Year Established Mother parish
Graaff-Reinet 1792 Tulbagh
Uitenhage 1817 Graaff-Reinet
Cradock 1818 Graaff-Reinet
Somerset-Oos 1825 Graaff-Reinet, Uitenhage
Glen Lynden (Bedford) 1829 Somerset-Oos
Albanie 1831 Uitenhage
Burgersdorp 1846 Colesberg, Cradock
Humansdorp 1848 Uitenhage
Middelburg 1852 Colesberg, Cradock, Graaff-Reinet, Richmond
Aliwal-Noord 1852 Burgersdorp
Alexandria 1854 Uitenhage
Queenstown 1854 Cradock
Jansenville 1855 Uitenhage
Aberdeen 1855 Graaff-Reinet
Dordrecht 1856 Aliwal-Noord, Burgersdorp
Pearston 1859 Graaff-Reinet, Somerset-Oos
Komga 1859 Glen Lynden, Albanie, Stockenström
Lady Grey 1862 Aliwal-Noord
Greykerk (Balfour) 1862 Stockenström
Alice 1862 Albanie
Tarkastad 1863 Cradock, Queenstown
Willowmore 1864
Barkly-Oos 1873 Lady Grey, Dordrecht
Steynsburg 1876 Burgersdorp
Hofmeyr 1876 Burgersdorp, Cradock
Steytlerville 1876 Uitenhage
Nieu-Bethesda 1878 Graaff-Reinet
Molteno 1881 Dordrecht
Venterstad 1882 Colesberg, Burgersdorp
Cedarville 1888 Barkly-Oos
Elliot 1890 Dordrecht, Barkly-Oos
Adelaide 1890 Glen Lynden
Umtata 1890 Dordrecht
Sterkstroom 1891 Molteno
Jamestown 1891 Aliwal-Noord, Dordrecht
Dutch Reformed Church (NHK)
Reformed Church (GK)
Methodist
Anglican
Catholic
Others

Civil Registration

Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1895.[1]

A wiki article describing an online collection is found South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Emigration

Genealogy

Fysh, JPG and AVGA. Goodbye, Norfolk, I Must Leave You. A basic family tree of Thomas Fysh of Cockley Cley and Ann ? Howes. The family move around to Kings Lynn, London, South Africa - Capetown, Canada - Ontario, Brantford, and Australia, with 2 Fysh going to Tasmania, and one to the mainland, Australia. Sir William Hudson Fysh was the ancestor who founded the airline, Qantas, Sir Philip Oakley Fysh was Prime Minister of Tasmania. Article dates from 1742-1930, and is found in The Norfolk Ancestor, old series, vol.3 pt.7, page 94-96, Family History Library Ref. 942.61 B2j vol.3,pt7

Land records

Newspapers

The Cody Library at Rhodes University in Grahamstown has original and microfilm copies of many newspapers, including the Grahamstown Journal (1831-1920) and Grocott's Mail (1872-current). Their website can be accessed href="http://www.ru.ac.za/corylibrary/"

Occupations

Probate records

See South Africa Cape Province Death Notices for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.

See South Africa Cape Province Probate Records for a description of what probates are and where they are located.

School records

Tax records

Websites

Further Reading

References

  1. 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.