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Where can I get assistance to trace my ancestry/family tree?

  • National Archives of South Africa
    Genealogical research forms a substantial part of the research conducted in archives. Each of the repositories which houses archival groups that contain genealogical information has prepared guides to genealogical research which enable you to find the information you require.
    Contact information for government archival services
     
  • Genealogical Institute of South Africa (GISA)
    E-mail: info@gisa.org.za
    Tel: +27 (0)21 887 5070
    Fax +27 (0)21 887 5031
    Physical address: 115 Banghoek Rd, STELLENBOSCH 
    Postal address: PO Box 3033, MATIELAND, 7602
  • South African Genealogy
    This website provides information on how to research your genealogy and family history in South Africa.