Civil registration (death registers and indexes), Cape Province, 1895-1962

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
  • Afrikaans
  • English
Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993
on 79 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.


Microfilm of original manuscripts in the State Archives, Cape Town, Republic of South Africa.

Text in English and Afrikaans.

Registers include: name, sex, place of residence, age, race, birthplace, marital status, number of children, occupation, date and place of death, intended place of burial, cause of death, duration of illness; name, qualification, and residence of informant; place and date of entry. Entries are in chronological order. Indexes are organized (a) chronologically by year, (b) alphabetically by surname, then (c) alphabetically by magisterial district. Information includes: (early indexes) name, date of death, date of registration, number of entry (in register), and magisterial district; (later indexes) entry number, district, name, date of death, sex, age.

Note: some records are filmed in two sequences - right-hand pages first, then left-hand pages (or vice versa).



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