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Guide to '''Province of North West family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Historical Overview  ==
 
== Historical Overview  ==
  
=== History<br>  ===
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== History ==
 
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North West was created after the end of Apartheid in 1994, and includes parts of the former Transvaal Province and Cape Province, as well as most of the former Bantustan of Bophuthatswana. It was the scene of political violence in Merafong  in 2006 and 2007, after cross-province municipalities were abolished and Merafong Municipality was transferred entirely to North West.<br>
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_West_(South_African_province)]
 
 
 
=== Localities<br>  ===
 
=== Localities<br>  ===
  
 
List of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_the_North_West_(South_Africa) cities and towns ]in North-West.  
 
List of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_the_North_West_(South_Africa) cities and towns ]in North-West.  
  
=== Maps and gazetteers  ===
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=== Maps and gazetteers<br> ===
 
 
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== Records  ==
 
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
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[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/singleindexlistview.aspx?ix=findagrave&&qt=l&zplace=North-West%2c+South+Africa&zdater=0&zbdater=0&zddater=0&se=Exact Find A Grave] records for North-West, South Africa.  
  
=== Census  ===
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=== Census<br> ===
  
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=== Church records<br>  ===
  
=== Church records ===
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===== Dutch Reformed Church (NGK) =====
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*'''1690-2011''' - {{RecordSearch|1392488|South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (Stellenbosch Archive), 1690-2011}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1838-1991''' - {{RecordSearch|2155416|South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
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===== Dutch Reformed Church (NHK)  =====
  
===== Catholic  =====
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===== Reformed Church (GK)  =====
 
 
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>
 
 
 
===== Anglican<br>  =====
 
 
 
===== Presbyterian =====
 
 
 
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.<br>
 
  
 
===== Methodist  =====
 
===== Methodist  =====
  
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===== Anglican  =====
  
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===== Catholic =====
 
 
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===== Others =====
 
  
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===== Others<br> =====
  
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
  
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Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1895 (Cape Province) and 1901 (Transvaal Province).<ref name="profile">The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.</ref>
 
 
=== Emigration  ===
 
 
 
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=== Genealogy ===
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=== Emigration<br> ===
  
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=== Genealogy<br>  ===
  
 
=== Land records  ===
 
=== Land records  ===
  
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=== Occupations<br>  ===
 
 
=== Occupations ===
 
 
 
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=== Probate records ===
 
  
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=== Probate Records ===
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*'''1869-1958''' - {{RecordSearch|2520237|South Africa, Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
=== School records  ===
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See [[South Africa Transvaal Death Notices|here]] for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.
  
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=== School records<br>  ===
  
 
=== Tax records  ===
 
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=== Vital Records ===
  
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*'''1869-1954''' - {{RecordSearch|2998108|South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Death, 1869-1954}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1870-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|2727134|South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Marriage, 1870-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1895-1972''' - {{RecordSearch|1779109|South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1955-1966''' - {{RecordSearch|3732506|South Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
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== Websites<br>  ==
  
 
== Further Reading  ==
 
== Further Reading  ==
  
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== References ==
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Guide to Province of North West family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Historical Overview[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

North West was created after the end of Apartheid in 1994, and includes parts of the former Transvaal Province and Cape Province, as well as most of the former Bantustan of Bophuthatswana. It was the scene of political violence in Merafong in 2006 and 2007, after cross-province municipalities were abolished and Merafong Municipality was transferred entirely to North West.
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Localities
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List of cities and towns in North-West.

Maps and gazetteers
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Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Find A Grave records for North-West, South Africa.

Census
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Church records
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Dutch Reformed Church (NGK)[edit | edit source]
Dutch Reformed Church (NHK)[edit | edit source]
Reformed Church (GK)[edit | edit source]
Methodist[edit | edit source]
Anglican[edit | edit source]
Catholic[edit | edit source]
Others
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Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1895 (Cape Province) and 1901 (Transvaal Province).[1]

Emigration
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Genealogy
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Land records[edit | edit source]

Occupations
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Probate Records[edit | edit source]

See here for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.

School records
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Tax records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Websites
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Further Reading[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.