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Revision as of 18:27, 23 April 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1850-2004 .
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Title in the Language of the Record

Please add the title in Afrikaans here.

Record Description

This collection includes digital images of parish registers of the Church of the Province of South Africa, also known since 2006 as the "Anglican Church of Southern Africa". The Church includes dioceses in Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Saint Helena, South Africa and Swaziland. Records were acquired from the collection of the William Cullen Library, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and include baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials. The text of the records is in English and Afrikaans.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

South Africa. Anglican Church of Southern Africa. Mixed Church Records. William Cullen Library, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in baptism records may include:

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  • When baptized
  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Name of Parents
  • Residence of Parents
  • Occupation
  • Names of Witnesses
  • By whom the baptism was performed

Key genealogical facts found in marriage records may include:

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  • Date of marriage
  • Full name of groom
  • Full name of bride
  • Age at marriage
  • County of birth
  • Occupation
  • Residence at time of marriage
  • Type of marriage (Bann or special marriage licence)
  • Names of Witnesses

Key genealogical facts found in burial records may include:

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  • Date and place of burial
  • Name of deceased
  • Age
  • Residence at time of death
  • Names of witnesses

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Related Websites

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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.

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Citing Family Search Historical 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.

Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection

  • “Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([1]: 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; from Delaware, State Marriage Records 23 November 1913, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover; FHL microfilm 2,025,063.
  • “El Salvador Civil Registration,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([2]: 21 March 2011), Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, 1880; from La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal, San Salvador.