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South Africa, Register of Slaves, 1762-1838


This is a collection of slave registers kept in Cape Province, South Africa. Includes name of slaveholders and name, sex, age, homeland and occupation of each slave or servant. Includes information on manumissions, transfers, inheritances, births, deaths, marriages, and ownership. The registers are incomplete, with some sections missing. Some of the owners are free persons of color, or have notes accompanying their name which explain their relationship to other owners.

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"South Africa, Register of Slaves, 1762-1838." Database. FamilySearch. : 29 January 2019. National Archives of South Africa, Pretoria.

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