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South African BMD records - where

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CupCakes Report 31 May 2013 06:44

Doesn't anybody know how one can currently research for South African Records.

There were some limited records but for some reason they ceased Feb this year.


TootyFruity Report 31 May 2013 06:51

Perhaps this site will be of use to you:-


SylviaInCanada Report 31 May 2013 07:50

have you tried Googling to see if anything turns up that way?


Renes Report 31 May 2013 11:17

You can browse images at Familysearch see below
These are just the South Africa listings ... There are many other African regions

South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972 Browse Images 17 May 2012
South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records 1792-1992 Browse Images 17 Mar 2013
South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1850-2004 Browse Images 19 Apr 2013
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records, Stellenbosch Archive 1660-2011 Browse Images 22 Feb 2013
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970 220,122 26 Jan 2013
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Estate Files, 1962-2004 Browse Images 22 Feb 2013
South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1848-1956 46,522 9 Nov 2012
South Africa, Methodist Parish Registers, 1822-1996 Browse Images 15 Jul 2011
South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006 15,879 9 May 2013
South Africa, Reformed Church Records, 1856-1988 Browse Images 22 Dec 2011
Zimbabwe, Death Registers, 1890-1977; Index to Death Register, 1892-1977

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 1 Jun 2013 22:54

Brought forward for NanaSue.


CupCakes Report 2 Jun 2013 10:43

TootyFruity & Renes thanks so much - bit late in replying I know but I have been checking out stuff.

Edited: Words written in haste came out all wrong

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 2 Jun 2013 12:57

I shan't bother again to help you then as you posted "JKM no need", NanaSue.


Porkie_Pie Report 2 Jun 2013 13:17

NS, Yet again you post, Then when given advice which YOU asked for you feel the need to comment in such a way QUOTE Sylvia & JKM no need, UNQUOTE in response to help given

Both posts IMHO where valid,

Sylvia suggested trying to Google for answers (this advice appears on most threads of this nature)

Joy commented "Brought forward for NanaSue" by way of nudging the thread up the board so you could see it, I presume because YOU had posted but not replied to the answers given so the intention was to remind you that you had asked for help and had answers waiting for you on your thread,

You really do need to think what you post before commenting but no doubt you will see this "my post" as bullying, twisting, and quoting to make you look bad But just to clarify the situation, this is my opinion and nothing more.



CupCakes Report 2 Jun 2013 15:08

Joy Kentish Maid - so sorry - didn't mean it to come out the way it did. Just had a PM about it which I concede the wording sounds harsh - trying to sort out the fund raiser/jumble at he same time is not the best thing to do.

Pm me any time if my words need changing


Renes Report 2 Jun 2013 15:17


I am copying this whole thread and sending it in to Genes Reunited

Only you cannot resist, posting a contentious remark, to the detriment of other members, on a genuine genealogical informative thread,

There were two other new members requiring information regarding South African BMDs .... (who I had cross referred to this thread, before I had noticed your totally unnecessary and uncalled comments) both of whom, have been appalled at your words

Me, I am speechless ......


Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 2 Jun 2013 19:09

Apology accepted, NanaSue.