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== What is in the Collection?  ==
  
== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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This collection dates from 1660 through 1970 and includes records of baptisms, marriages and membership records. The Dutch Reformed Church records have been maintained in good condition. Baptisms and marriages are found in different registration formats, usually in bound registers, which are kept at the local church archives in care of the registrar.  
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Since 1928 the registrar sends the registries to be archived at the Central Archive of the Dutch Reformed Church in Cape Town, South Africa.
  
Suid-Afrika, Kaap Provinsie Nederduitse Hervormde Kerk Rekords
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===Reading these Records===
  
== Record Description  ==
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The records are written in Afrikaans, Dutch and English.  See the section [[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For Help Reading these Records|For Help Reading these Records]] for translation helps.
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===General Information about the Dutch Reformed Church===
  
This collection dates from 1660 through 1970.  
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When South Africa was settled by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries, they transplanted their Dutch Reformed theology into the African continent. The Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa was formally established in 1652 and became the only official church in South Africa until 1778, when freedom of public worship was given to other churches. The history of the Dutch Reformed Church has been very much bound up with the politics of the Afrikaner community of South Africa.  
  
The Dutch Reform Church records have been maintained in good condition. Baptisms and marriages are found in different registration formats; most are written in Dutch, though others are in Afrikaans, Dutch, or English. Deaths records are not found among these registers.  
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The Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa consists of three separate churches: the Nederduitse Gereformeede Kerk (the largest and usually called the Dutch Reform Church; the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk (largely restricted to the Transvaal); and the Gereformeede Kerk in Suid Afrika (the Doppers). During the 17th and 18th Centuries the Dutch Reformed Church (Nederduitse Gereformeede Kerk) was the only officially recognized Church denomination in South Africa and many white residents of the Cape belonged to it. In later years other church denominations were created in Cape, leaving a decline in the membership of the Dutch Reformed Church.  
  
When South Africa was settled by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries, they transplanted their Dutch Reformed theology into the African continent. The Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa was formally established in 1652 and became the only official church in South Africa until 1778, when freedom of public worship was given to other churches. The history of the Dutch Reform Church has been very much bound up with the politics of the Afrikaner community of South Africa. The baptism and marriage records are recorded in bound registers, which are kept at the local churches archive in care of the registrar. Since 1928 the registrar sends the registries to be archived at the Central Archive of the Dutch Reformed Church in Cape Town, South Africa.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
The Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa consists of three separate churches: the Nederduitse Gereformeede Kerk (the largest and usually called the Dutch Reform Church; the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk (largely restricted to the Transvaal); and the Gereformeede Kerk in Suid Afrika (the Doppers). During the 17th and 18th Centuries the Dutch Reform Church (Nederduitse Gereformeede Kerk) was the only officially recognized Church denomination in South Africa and many white residents of the Cape belonged to it. In later years other churches denominations were created in Cape, leaving a decline in the membership of the Dutch Reform Church.
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1478678/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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==What Can these Records Tell Me?==
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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Baptism records usually contain the following information:
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*Name
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*Date of baptism
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*Place of baptism
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*Date of birth
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*Names of parents
  
For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: [[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Marriage records usually contain the following information:
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*Names
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*Date and place of marriage
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*Ages
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*Country of birth
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*Marital status
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*Occupation
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*Residence
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*Names of persons giving consent
  
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==Collection Contents==
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===Sample Images===
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Image:South Africa, Cape Province Dutch Reformed Church DGS 4434392 68 Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record  
 
Image:South Africa, Cape Province Dutch Reformed Church DGS 4434392 68 Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record  
 
Image:South Africa, Cape Province Dutch Reformed Church DGS 4434431 23 Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record  
 
Image:South Africa, Cape Province Dutch Reformed Church DGS 4434431 23 Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record  
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Image:South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives) 1660-1970 DGS004434389 1077.jpg|Baptism Record
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Image:South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives) 1660-1970 DGS4434429 772.jpg|Membership Record
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===Coverage Table===
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The collection includes records from the following municipalities in Namibia and South Africa:
  
==== Search This Collection  ====
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|Karas
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|Keetmanshoop
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|Cape of Good Hope
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|Cape Town
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|Baptism
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|1695-1948
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|Marriage
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|1839-1952
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|Memberships
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|1757-1929
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|Ceres
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|1903-1926
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|Paarl
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|Baptism
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|1849-1865
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|Richmond
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|Baptism
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|1844-1865
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|Stellenbosch
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|1688-1908
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|Marriage
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|1700-1944
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|Memberships
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|1732-1857
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|Tulbagh
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|1931-1951
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|Jeppe
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|1942-1952
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|Johannesburg-Wes
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|Baptism
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|Memberships
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|1931-1943
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|Turffontein
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|1931-1956
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
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==How Do I Search the Collection?==
  
To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Country" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Province" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality or Town" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which will take you to the images.<br>
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You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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*Name of the person you are looking for
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*Approximate date of birth or marriage
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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===Search the Index===
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
  
==== For Help Reading These Records ====
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'''Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1478678 Collection Page]:'''<br>
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1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
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2. Click '''Search''' to show possible matches
  
These records are in Dutch, Afrikaans, and English. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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===View the Images===
  
*[[Dutch Genealogical Word List]]  
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'''View  images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1478678/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>
*[[Afrikaans Word List]]
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1. Select the appropriate "Country" <br>
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2. Select the appropriate "Province"<br>
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3. Select the appropriate "Municipality or Town"<br>
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4. Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" to view the images.
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
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===For Help Reading these Records===
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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These records are in Afrikaans, Dutch and English. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
  
== Related Web Sites  ==
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*[[Afrikaans Word List]]
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*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]
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*[[South Africa Language and Languages]]
  
*[http://southafricanfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2006/08/04/genealogical-institute-of-south-africa/ South African Family History and Genealogy]  
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1478678 South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
*[http://www.gisa.org.za/site/node/3 The Genealogical Institute of South Africa]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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==What Do I Do Next?==
  
*[[Afrikaans Word List|Afrikaans Word List]]  
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===   
*[[South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[South Africa]]
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*Use the age to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in civil records.                           
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/South_Africa_Vital_Records_Index vital records indexes] in the country.                 
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.                         
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*[[South Africa Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.   
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?=== 
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.                                 
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*While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.                         
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.                         
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*Search the indexes and records of [[South Africa Societies|local genealogical societies]].
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
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*Be aware that there may have been some transcription errors.<br><br>
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
{{Contributor invite}}  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1478678/waypoints South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970]
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing State Archives, Cape Province.}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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'''Record citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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'''Image citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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[[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)#top|Top of Page]]
  
{{Collection citation|text = "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Cape Dutch Reformed Church Archives. Grey's Pass, Cape Town, South Africa.}}
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
[[South Africa, Cape Province Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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{{Contributor invite}}
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Record Description
Record Type: Church Registers
Collection years: 1660-1970
Languages: Afrikaans, Dutch, English
Title in the Language: Suid-Afrika, Kaap Provinsie Nederduitse Hervormde Kerk Rekords
FamilySearch Resources
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State Archives, Cape Province


What is in the Collection?

This collection dates from 1660 through 1970 and includes records of baptisms, marriages and membership records. The Dutch Reformed Church records have been maintained in good condition. Baptisms and marriages are found in different registration formats, usually in bound registers, which are kept at the local church archives in care of the registrar. Since 1928 the registrar sends the registries to be archived at the Central Archive of the Dutch Reformed Church in Cape Town, South Africa.

Reading these Records

The records are written in Afrikaans, Dutch and English. See the section For Help Reading these Records for translation helps.

General Information about the Dutch Reformed Church

When South Africa was settled by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries, they transplanted their Dutch Reformed theology into the African continent. The Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa was formally established in 1652 and became the only official church in South Africa until 1778, when freedom of public worship was given to other churches. The history of the Dutch Reformed Church has been very much bound up with the politics of the Afrikaner community of South Africa.

The Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa consists of three separate churches: the Nederduitse Gereformeede Kerk (the largest and usually called the Dutch Reform Church; the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk (largely restricted to the Transvaal); and the Gereformeede Kerk in Suid Afrika (the Doppers). During the 17th and 18th Centuries the Dutch Reformed Church (Nederduitse Gereformeede Kerk) was the only officially recognized Church denomination in South Africa and many white residents of the Cape belonged to it. In later years other church denominations were created in Cape, leaving a decline in the membership of the Dutch Reformed Church.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

Baptism records usually contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of baptism
  • Place of baptism
  • Date of birth
  • Names of parents

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Names
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Ages
  • Country of birth
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Names of persons giving consent

Collection Contents

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

Coverage Table

The collection includes records from the following municipalities in Namibia and South Africa:

Province Municipality Record Type Year Range
Karas Keetmanshoop Marriage 1936-1960
Cape of Good Hope Cape Town Baptism 1695-1948
Marriage 1839-1952
Memberships 1757-1929
Ceres Baptism 1903-1926
Paarl Baptism 1849-1865
Richmond Baptism 1844-1865
Stellenbosch Baptism 1688-1908
Marriage 1700-1944
Memberships 1732-1857
Tulbagh Marriage 1899-1911
Transvaal Brixton Marriage 1931-1951
Jeppe Marriage 1942-1952
Johannesburg-Wes Baptism 1931-1948
Memberships 1931-1943
Turffontein Marriage 1931-1956

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person you are looking for
  • Approximate date of birth or marriage

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page:
1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have 2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
1. Select the appropriate "Country"
2. Select the appropriate "Province"
3. Select the appropriate "Municipality or Town"
4. Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

For Help Reading these Records

These records are in Afrikaans, Dutch and English. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in civil records.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  • Be aware that there may have been some transcription errors.

Known Issues with This Collection

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection citation:

"South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing State Archives, Cape Province.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970.


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