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Overseas records eg South Africa

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Susan Report 1 Nov 2017 17:32

Has anyone got any advice on how best to access any records from there? I have purchased a platinum membership hoping to pick up more overseas clues but don't seem to be able to find anything. I may just be being dim! Thanks.


Nyx Report 1 Nov 2017 18:36

There aren't any records on here for SA, the best you may find is a connection via trees.

Ancestry took up some of the SA records but they have not been released yet, you can try Otherwise googling the names and area can be productive.