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== Record Description ==
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This collection will include records from 1966-2004.
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== Record Description  ==
  
These records include images of copies of primary genealogical records such as death notices, marriage certificates, birth certificates, and wills, from the probate estate files located in the Master of the High Court Offices in Cape Town. This collection is being published as images become available.
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This collection will include records from 1966-2004.  
  
== Record Content ==
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These records include images of copies of primary genealogical records such as death notices, marriage certificates, birth certificates, and wills, from the probate estate files located in the Master of the High Court Offices in Cape Town. This collection is being published as images become available.
Estate records may contain the following information:
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== Record Content ==
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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Estate files may contain the following information:
  
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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br>
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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To search the collection by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate 'Year'<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate 'File Number' which takes you to the images.<br>  
  
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Year'<br>
 
⇒ Select the appropriate 'File Number' which takes you to the images.<br>
 
 
 
Search the collection by image 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.  
 
Search the collection by image 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:  
 
Keep in mind:  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*You may not be sure of your ancestor’s name.  
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
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== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
 
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
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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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
{{Collection citation| text = “South Africa, Western Cape, Estate Files, 1966-2004.” Index and Images Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Master of the High Court Offices, Cape Town}}
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{{Collection citation| text = “South Africa, Western Cape, Estate Files, 1966-2004.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Master of the High Court Offices, Cape Town.}}  
  
 
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Record Description

This collection will include records from 1966-2004.

These records include images of copies of primary genealogical records such as death notices, marriage certificates, birth certificates, and wills, from the probate estate files located in the Master of the High Court Offices in Cape Town. This collection is being published as images become available.

Record Content

Estate files may contain the following information:

Template:Incomplete Content Section

How to Use the Record

To search the collection by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:

⇒ Select the appropriate 'Year'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'File Number' which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

South Africa

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

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.

“South Africa, Western Cape, Estate Files, 1966-2004.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Master of the High Court Offices, Cape Town.