South African Genealogy Links.


100 Years of the Schreuder history (Namaqualand )

1820 British Settlers in South Africa- Project

1820 Settlers

Abraham Kriel Kinderhuis Langlaagte (Facebook)

ACPL Genealogy center South Africa Collection

Adoption SA

Adoption records in South-Africa

African genealogy-(Anglo boer war deaths of boers)

Afrikander. (skakels genealogie.)

AmaBhulu~ The Birth and Death of the Second America (Cemeteries) (South-Africa) ( buys ancestry24)

Ancestry Member Photos & Documents (6000 BC-Present)

Ancestry Member Family Trees (6000 BC-Present)

Ancestry World Tree (6000 BC-1997)


Angela van Bengale (My 9th great grandmother )

Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) British Concentration Camps- project

Anglo Boereoorlog Vrystaatse konsentrasie kampe.

Anglo-Boer War in Colour! – Anglo-Boere Oorlog in Kleur!– Facebook

Anglo Boer war museum.


Anglo Boer War Homepage

A Place To Share Old Skool Photos (Facebook)

A Reflection on Female Photographers active in South Africa prior to 1915

Argentinian Boer Friends (Facebook)

Artefacts. (towns, structures, etc)

Ball (Wolfaadrt, Nieuwoudt, Van Biljon, ens.)

Bain from 1775 Meyer 1797 – SA family tree (Facebook group)

Battlefields region guides.

Beginning South Africa Research

Begrafnisbriewe/Funeral Programs (South Africa Funeral Letters / Begrafnisbriewe)

BETHULIE (Boervolk erfenis bewaring.)

BETHULIE Kamp/Camp Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902)

Billion Graves (1200-Present)

Birth records South Africa.

Blackie Family Group (Facebook)

Blackie family history in South Africa  (Facebook)

Blackie – Family History & Genealogy Message Board

BMD Certificate Exchange (Facebook)


Boere Krygs gevangeninge in Ceylon

Boere Republieke. (Konsentrasie kampe, monumente, grafte, ens.

BOER PRISONERS (1900-1902) St Helena.

Boervolk erfenis bewaring.(Bethulie,konsentrasie kampe)

Boer War Colourised Photographs

Boerwar crank.

Boerwar crank. (Facebook)

Botha in Suid Afrika (Botha, Brits, Blignaut etc.)

British Concentration camps

British Concentration Camps in SA

British Concentration Camps of the South African War

British Settlers in Argentina and Uruguay

British Settlers in Natal 1824-1857

British Ships to South Africa in the 1800’s

Brits: Familie Brits Facebook Groep

Brits/z familie gesk. & staaltjies (Facebook)

Building Your Surname Table-YouTube-Matthew Bode

Bygones and byways

Camissa People. Cape Slavery & Indigene Heritage

Cape Dutch Stamvaders/Progenitors

Cape of Diab-Facebook (photos)

Cape of Good Hope Civil Service List (1908)

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE research output

Cape Melting Pot (Groep sonder grense)

Cape of Good Hope 1859 districts

Cape Passenger Lists

Cape Town Family History Society (Family history)
Cape Town History

Cape Town – The Early Days (Facebook)

Church Photographs : Kerkfotos

Cilliers (Cilliers, Celliers, Cellier, Cillie)


Cilliers Celliers Cillie Genealogie (Facebook)


Cliffwood Fogge

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Concentration Camps & the A.B.W.
Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) British Concentration Camps- project
Brandfort (Boerevolkbewaring

Dames Netwerk/Ladies Network (Facebook) Pragtige Geskiedkundige fotos.

Descendants of Angela van Bengale

Descendants of the Huguenot Colonists

Die familie van der Walt in Suid Afrika / opgestel deur C. M. van der Walt, E. J. van der Walt, T. S. P. van er Walt, geredigeer deur E. P. Jooste, I. Groesbeek, Genealogie publikasie nr. 31

Die Hugenote  in Suid Afrika.


Die Nasionale Vrouemonument South Africa  Garden of Remembrance This database lists the names of people that died in concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer War.

Die Roepstem Argentina

Dorpe in die Wes-Kaap: Reis saam !! (Facebook groep) Kerkes, kaarte, ens.

Dorpe op Family Search.

Dorslandtrekvereniging Swartbooisdrift

Drakenstein Heemkring –Paarl

Dutch Genealogy.

Dutch naming tendencies.

Early photographers of South Africa (and elsewhere)

E-Family  (searchBirth, Marriage and Burial Registers.

eGGSA (Facebook)

Erfgoed centrum zutphen (Netherlands) (Passport books)


Extracts of marriages at the Cape of Good Hope, 1806-1821

Familielegkaart (Nel, ens.)


Familie navorsing in Suid Afrika: Help mekaar! (Facebook)

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

Family Search – South African Genealogy research (Facebook)

Familysearch-South Africa Genealogy (online records)

Family Search South African Wiki


Farm search

Forebears. (Many links)

French Huguenots

French Huguenots and their Project

From Africa to Patagonia Digital Archive!

Garies Kaalvoetkinners (Facebook)



Genealogical Institute of South Africa (GISA) 
“Genealogical Institute of South Africa (GISA), based in Stellenbosch has been forced by circumstances to announce that it will close in December this year.” (2018)
Genealogiese Instituut van Suid-Afrika (GISA)
Genealogy Links-South Africa

Genealogics (1400 BC-Present)
Gratis individuele vanne

Genealogiese Genootskap van SA/Genealogical Society of SA (Facebook)

Genealogy in South Africa (Facebook)

Genea know how. (Nederland & België) (Passasiers)

GGSA Noordwes Tak (Facebook)

GGSA Suid Afrika / GSSA South Africa (Facebook)

Genealogy world (Anglo-Boer War Links) passenger lists, etc., 

Genforum S.A.

General “Koos” de la Rey

German Genealogy in South Africa (Facebook)

German Genealogy of SA

German Passengers Database

German settlers to the Eastern Cape

German South African Names

German South African Surnames

German South African Resource Page

Germans in Cape Town in 1886

Germans in Kaffraria (Gen SA)

Government Gazettes

Grave Repairs Facebook.

Gravestones in South-Africa

GREYLING Facebook group

Group Photos of the Uniformed Public Services of South Africa

Griquatown Andersons

Hanekom (Meyer, Jordaan, Du Plessis, Smit, Van Zyl and more.)

Heemkring (Stellenbosch)

HELPING HANDS PHOTO GALLERY (Photo identification.) Facebook

Heraldry Society of South Africa (Faceboek)

Hilda’s “where is it?” of recipes

Historical papers Wits

Honourable East India Company Service (Ships)

Hospitals Anglo Boer War

How to use NAAIRS for electronic retrieval of documents

Huguenot Heritage of South Africa (Facebook)

Huguenots embarked for South Africa

Hugenote Familieboek

Huguenot Heritage of South Africa (Facebook)

Hugenote Vereniging van Suid Afrika

Hugenuenot Ring

Huguenot Foundation of South Africa

Huguenot Memorial Museum

Huguenot Settlers.

Huguenot Society of South Africa

Huguenot surnames A-Z


Indexing South African Records on Familysearch (Facebook)

Introduction to South African Genealogy

Inventories of the Orphan Chamber at the Cape of Good Hope – Contains many useful links.

I’ve lived in Springs (South-Africa)

Jannie Blomerus YouTube Tutoriale in Afrikaans

Janse van Rensburg (Brits, Smit, etc.)

Janse(n) van Vu(u)ren

Johannesburg 1912.


Kamieskroon Kinners ( Facebook)


Konsentrasiekampe- Boereafrikana

Konsentrasiekampe (Boerevolk)

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record( KwaZulu-Natal)

Anglo Boer War
Cemeteries & Graveyards. 

Kruger Post

Lisa Bradshaw

List of shipwrecks of Africa



Lys van eerste honderd NG gemeentes in Suid-Afrika – Wikipedia

(Bain from 1775) Meyer 1797 – SA family tree- Facebook group

Matthew Bode YouTube Channel ( designed to aid fellow researchers navigate the South African collections currently available online.)

Miscellaneous Death Notices in South Africa Archives

Mole Genealogy (Ships

MONUMENTE (Boerevolk)

Monumente Suid Afrika

Monumente, Gedenktekens en Interessanthede in Suid Afrika

Monumente, Gedenktekens en Interessanthede Suid Afrika (Facebook)

Morgenthal and Schoeman

My Dopperdagboek Facebook


My people puzzle (Blackie, Brits, Pelser, etc.)


NAAIRS (National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System)
See New site if too busy. 

Name list of male Huguenots who settled at the Cape of Good Hope, and of whose surname is still continued in South Africa:

Names of German Immigrants 1652-1806

Nationaal Archief (Nederland)

National Archives South-Africa


National Archives South-Africa (NARS) (Death Notices)

National Archives and Records Service of South Africa (New site for NAAIRS)
Use if older is too busy.

Nederlandse Familienamenbank

NEL – Medal Research Facebook


Nieuwoudts Unite (Facebook)

Nieuwoudt en Scheepers.

NG Kerk in SA: Argief

Nineteenth Century Settlers to Natal Facebook

Noord-Kaapland Familie Navorsing ( Facebook) Calvinia, Carnarvon, Fraserburg, Vanrhynsdorp, Williston, Brandvlei, Kenhardt, Kakamas, Upington, ens.

Old Maps of South Africa.

Old South-African families

Olive tree genealogy/ships/to SA

Omnichat- Voor doop, huwelijk, lidmaten en meer

Oos-Kaap Familie Navorsing Facebook group

Open Archives– Dutch and Belgian archives

Open Gazettes.

Operators of “Mirrors with Memory” South African Photographers (1846 to 1915)

Oudhede, “Antiques” en Nostalgie (Facebook)

Oude Kaapsche Familien Part 1

Oude Kaapsche Familien Part 2

Oude Kaapsche Familien Part 3

Ou Geboue (Old Buildings)

Parkin Family of South Africa

Parkin Family in South Africa (Facebook)

Parks & Cemeteries

Photographers active in Pretoria – First 60 years (1855-1915)

Photographers of the 19th century in South Africa

Photos of South Africa

Pondes (Nederland) Pelser, etc.

Pretorius familie (Brits, Britz, de Meyer, Pelser, Peltzer,  Smit, Truter, van Zyl, etc.)

Prisoner of war

Property search (Farms)

Progenitors Stam-ouers (South Africa

Quesnell Poole South Africa

Records and resources

Remembering with Memorials and Statues (Facebook)

Robben Island. (Stam-vaders)

Roll of the British settlers in South Africa, part 1, up to 1826

Rootschat -Forum- South-Africa

Rijksarchief Holland

SA Boerwar

S.A. Genealogy (Sien veral foto databank)

SAHRA (South African Heritage Resources Agency) Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage– Facebook-SHIPS- Shipwrecks

South Africa Anglican Parish Registers (1801-2004)

South Africa Birth & Baptism Records

South Africa Genealogical Records (Many Links)

South Africa Marriage & Divorce Records

South Africa Death & Burial Records

South Africa Estates Death Index (1999-2014)

South African Heritage Resources Agency

S.A Passenger list


HS Stilfontein (Facebook)

Hoërskool Stilfontein (Facebook)

Hoërskool Stilfontein friends (Facebook)

Hoërskool Stilfontein alma mater (Facebook

Laerskool Werda Springs (Facebook)

Piet Potgieter skoolmaats (Facebook)

Richards Bay Primary School 1971 (Facebook)

Stilfontein Hoërskool (Facebook)

Second Boer War Reenacting (Facebook)



Ship Passenger Lists to South Africa (Search for Ancestors)

SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS to South Africa 1680-1690 (Olive Tree Genealogy)

Ships Passenger Lists to South Africa 1690-1700 (Olive Tree Genealogy)

Ships Passenger Lists to South Africa 1700-1800 (Olive Tree Genealogy)

Ships Passenger Lists to South Africa 1900-present (Olive Tree Genealogy)

Ships Passenger List for Huguenot Ship Oosterland to South Africa 1688

Shipwrecked Castaways on the SA Coast

Slave voyages.

Smit Familie, Stamvader Jan Smit Facebook

Smit Family Facebook

South Africa, Cape Province – Church Records 1660-1970

South African “Cartomania” – a photographic phenomenon

South Africa Colonial Records

South African Death Records

South African mtDNA – Female Progenitors

South Africans in Canada

South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660-1970

South Africa FamilySearch Collections Online Lesson

South Africa Funeral Letters / Begrafnisbriewe (Facebook)

South Africa, Instituut vir Geskiedenisnavorsing / Institute for Historical Research, genealogy

South Africans in Memorium Eggsa

South Africa Military Records

South Africa – Jewish Genealogy

South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-1991
Christening, marriage, and membership records of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika.

South Africa Voter Indexes (1719-1996)

South African mtDNA – Female Progenitors

South Africa Photographers

South African Family Group Facebook


South African Graves

South Africans in Pategonia

South Africansettlers.



South Africa, Free State—Church Records [Part 1]

South Africa Free State-Church Records Part 1B

South Africa Genealogy links

South-Africa-Genealogy-&-History ( Omni Chat)

South Africa—Methodist Church Parish Registers, 1822–1996

South African Genealogy at Family history research (Many links)

South African Genealogy

South African Genealogy at Family history research (Many links)

South African Genealogy (Facebook)

South Africa Genealogy links

South Africa Genealogy Links-Genealogy links

South African maps

South African Geographical names system

South Africa Heraldry

South-African Passenger list

South African Passenger Lists (EGGSA)


South-African researcher

South African

South African Shipwrecks & Shipping Accidents (Facebook)

South Africa’s Stam-ouers (Progenitors)


South-African researcher

South-African genealogy.

South-African War Graves

South Africa War Graves Project (Facebook)

South Africans in Patagonia

South-African researcher

S. A .Genealogy

SA Passenger list

Souvenir of the Centenary of the 1820 Settlers

Springs – History of a Gold Town (Facebook)

Stamboom duplessis.

Stamboomgids. (Nederland)

Stamboom onderzoek.

Stam-ouers (South Africa) see for old index

Stam-ouers Geocities



Suid Afrikaners in Suid Amerika ( Facebook)

SWAG – SWA/Namibia/Namibië Genealogy/ Genealogie Facebook

Taaloord Stamboomboord.- 

Tanap (Dutch East Indian Archives) ( VOC)

The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) – 1899 – 1902 (Facebook)

The Argentinian boers oldest boer diaspora.

The Blackie Family Group (Facebook)

The boer war.

The Boer Wars/Anglo-Boer Wars: 1880-1 and 1899-1902. History. (Facebook Group)

The Boer War 1899-1902 (Facebook)

The Cape of Good Hope Government Gazette

The Cape of the Good hope Government Gazette South Africa 1830 Free Google Ebook

The Dutch Cape Colony 1652-1806

The Dutch East India Company’s shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795

The Dutchburgher Union of Ceylon. (prisoners of war in Ceylon.) Journals

The First Fifty Years Project

The First Fifty Years Project (Facebook)

The Genealogical Society of South Africa (GSSA) (Genza)

The Haarlem Shipwreck (1647) explores the events which led to the establishment of Cape Town

The Heritage portal.

The Kaffraria Germans


The Observation Post (Facebook)

The Ships list

The South African Military History Society

The Truter Family/Die Truter Familie Facebook

The Uitenhage South African War Memorial

Transvaal Estate File Finder Between 1869 and 1976

Troufoto en Kaartjie Projek

Troukaartjies & Fotos / Wedding Cards / Photos (Facebook)


Truters, Die -Facebook

Uw stam-boom online. (Nederland)

Uitenhage Concentration Camp Memorial Photos

UITENHAGE Kamp/Camp (South Africa)  Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902)

Uw stam-boom online. (Nederland)

Vaal triangle info (South Africa)

Van Biljon (South Africa)

Van der Walt (South Africa) (Facebook)

Van der Westhuizen (South Africa)

Van Ellewee’s (Facebook)

Van Vuuren (South Africa)

van Zyl’s

van Zyl Group (Faceboek)

Van Zyl Family Tree-Facebook

VOC Databases

VOC members – Arrived in Kaap de Goede Hoop – from 1652 (Facebook group)

VOC Opvarenden

VOC ships. (Ships)

Voortrekker Baptisms 1837-1850

Voortrekker baptisms/ Voortrekker stamouers

Vorster (South Africa)

Wallekraal…Toeka tot Nou (Facebook)

War Graves Photographic Project (1815-Present)

Weeskinders van die ABO

West Gauteng Branch  (GGSA)

Wie was wie (Dutch) English (Passport books)

Wie is die mense op my foto’s (Facebook)

WITS (University of the Witwaters Rand)  historical papers
Digital ( not all has been digitized yet) Index


Wreck Site:
Oosterland (+1697)
Popkensburg (+1656)

ZA Genealogy Transcriptions-(Facebook) Excel file transcriptions of LDS online records.

Ek vra om verskoning vir enige gebroke skakels.
Ek word op geen manier vergoed vir die aanbeveling van hierdie skakels nie.

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Klik hier.

Free S.A. Genealogy Resources.


My South Africa Genealogy Board on Pinterest.
My Suid Afrikaanse Genealogie op Pinterest.

Genealogy Links


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Genealogiese Vrywaring.


  1. Very interesting stuff — here on the coast of North Carolina, I clicked one of your links and found myself tracing my own family name back over 800 years — amazing. I could keep going but, I would be here all night. Thanks

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