South Africa – Links


Genealogical Society of South Africa

National Archives of South Africa:   

Genealogical Institute of South Africa:>/a>

South African Genealogy, Sharon Warr:

Ancestry24 – no longer available. has acquired the records and will make them available soon. Anyone looking to find out more information about the records should visit, as is officially closed as at 22 Oct 2013.”  Ancestry has the Emigrant’s Guide to South Africa,  1880 and also collections of Reformed Church records from

South African History Online:

‘Boer War’ digitized diary of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje (1876-1932) (published as The Boer War Diary of Sol T Plaatje), written during the Siege of Mafikeng, 1899-1900. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg:

Mole Genealogy Blog, South African passenger list info and more:

Genealogy Notes and News, Steve Hayes and Val Greene:


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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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