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==Online Resources==
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Check the following for resources for your country and link to them where appropriate.
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*[https://billiongraves.com/site-map?country=South+Africa BillionGraves South Africa Page] - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?locationId=country_64 Find A Grave South Africa page] - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
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*[https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=43 Gravestones in South Africa]
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*[https://lordoflucies.com/tng/browsemedia.php?mediatypeID=headstones Lord of Lucies: Headstones] Enter South Africa in the search box.
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cemeteries_in_South_Africa Wikipedia: List of Cemeteries in South Africa]
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*[https://www.jhbcityparks.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=116&Itemid=61 Johannesburg Cemeteries] contains a list of cemeteries in Johannesburg.
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*[https://www.jhbcityparks.com/index.php/cemeteries-contents-61/find-a-cemetery-contents-42 Johannesburg City parks] contains an A to Z list of cemeteries in Johannesburg.
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*[https://kznpr.co.za/cemeteries-graveyards/ KZN] Photos of headstones organized by cemetery. You will have to browse. There is no index.
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*[https://www.geni.com/projects/Cemeteries-and-Graves-in-South-Africa-Begraafplase-en-grafte-in-Suid-Afrika/17806 Geni.com page for Cemeteries and Graves in South Africa]. List of cemeteries in South Africa with links to sites with images of headstones for each cemetery.
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*[https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=43 eGGSA Graves and Graveyards]. A large collection of gravestone photographs.
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*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61312/ Ancestry Cape Town, South Africa, Maitland Cemetery Records, 1888-1959 ($)]
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*[http://www.southafricawargraves.org/search/index_advanced.php South Africa War Graves Project]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=South%20Africa&reqParents=177&reqParentsLabel=Country&reqParentsType=580&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:South%20Africa&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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== Jewish Cemeteries ==
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*[http://www.jewishroots.uct.ac.za/Cemeteries.aspx SA Jewish Rootsbank] is a listing of all Jewish graves in South Africa.
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*[http://www.jewishroots.uct.ac.za/Cemeteries.aspx De Ar Cemetery]
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*[https://www.jewishgen.org/SAfrica/cemeteries/5/index.htm Stellenbosch Cemetery]
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*[https://www.jewishgen.org/SAfrica/cemeteries/1/index.htm Upington Cemetery]
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*[http://www.barrymann.net/Cemetery/Cemetery.html Witbank Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://www.jewishcemetery.co.za/ Cape Town Jewish Cemeteries Board]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/FreeState/ZABloemfonteinOldJewCemetery/ Bloemfontein (Old) Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/FreeState/ZABloemfonteinNewJewCemetery/ Bloemfontein (New) Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/WesternCape/ZACapeTownMaitlandCemetery/ Maitland 7th Avenue Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/WesternCape/ZACapeTownPinelandCemetery1/ Pinelands Jewish Cemetery #1]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/WesternCape/ZACapeTownPinelandCemetery1/ Woodstock Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/KwaZuluNatal/ZADurbanBrookStreetCemetery/ Brook Street Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/KwaZuluNatal/ZADurbanRedhillCemetery/ Redhill Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/KwaZuluNatal/ZADurbanStellawoodCemetery/ Stellawood Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/Gauteng/ZAJHBBraamfonteinCemetery/ Braamfrontein Jewish Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/Gauteng/ZAJHBBrixtonCemetery/ Brixton Cemetery]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/Gauteng/ZAJoburgWestParkCemetery/ West Park Cemetery, Jewsish Sector]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/EasternCape/ZAPortElizabethNorthEndCem/ North End Cemetery, Jewish Sector]
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*[https://jewishphotolibrary.smugmug.com/AFRICA/AFRICASouth/SOUTHAFRICA/Gauteng/ZAPretoriaRebeccaStCemetery/ Rebecca Street Cemetery]
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*[https://iajgscemetery.org/africa/south-africa/d-through-o-south-african-cities-with-cemeteries List of South African Towns with Jewish Cemeteries]
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*[https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm JewishGen], scroll to South Africa and click to expand the list.
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==Military Cemeteries==
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/101545/JOHANNESBURG%20(WEST%20PARK)%20CEMETERY Commonwealth War Graves Commission Westpark Cemetery Page]
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/101546/johannesburg-(west-park)-cremation-memorial/ Commonwealth War Graves Commission Westpark Cremation Memorial]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2476566/ambleside-military-cemetery Find a Grave Ambleside Military Cemetery]
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/5000115/colenso-(ambleside)-military-cemetery/ Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ambleside Military Cemetery]
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*[http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=704754 eGGSA Ambleside Military Cemetery]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Ambleside-Military-Cemetery/167270 Billion Graves Ambleside Military Cemetery]
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*[https://www.southafricawargraves.org/lists/southafrica_eastcape.htm South African War Graves: East Cape Cemeteries]
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*[https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=305964 eGGSA Bethulie Cemetery Page]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2596071/bethulie-main-cemetery Find a Grave Bethulie Cemetery Page]
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2065103/bethulie-cemetery/ Commonwealth War Graves Commission Bethulie Cemetery Page]
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*[https://www.southafricawargraves.org/lists/southafrica_freestate.htm South Africa War Graves Free State Cemeteries]
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2065135/WINBURG%20CEMETERY Commonwealth War Graves Commission Winburg Cemetery Page]
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*[http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1290906 eGGSA Winburg Cemetery Page]
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*[http://www.southafricawargraves.org/search/view-paginated.php?page=1&regiment=492&country=72&locality=74&cemetery=2734 South Africa War Graves Winburg Cemetery Page]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2566769/winburg-cemetery Find a Grave Winburg Cemetery Page]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:South_African_military_memorials_and_cemeteries Wikipedia: South African Military Memorials and Cemeteries]
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/12515/POTCHEFSTROOM%20MILITARY%20CEMETERY Potchesfstroom Military Cemetery]
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/12519 Thaba Tshwane  (Old No.1) Military Cemetery]
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== Individual Cemeteries ==
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heroes%27_Acre,_Pretoria Wikipedia: Heroes' Acre (Pretoria)]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Church-Street-Cemetery-The-Heroes-Acre/167272 Billion Graves: Heroes' Acre]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westpark_Cemetery Wikipedia: Westpark Cemetery]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2174063/westpark-cemetery Find a Grave: Westpark Cemetery]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/West-Park-Cemetery/211224 Billion Graves: Westpark Cemetery]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Westpark-Cemetery/584837271544986 Facebook Westpark Cemetery Page]
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*[https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=35372 eGGSA Westpark Cemetery Page]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avalon_Cemetery Wikipedia Avalon Cemetery]
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*[https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1159636 eGGSA Wagon Hill Cemetery Page]
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*[http://tng.page.co.za/showmap.php?cemeteryID=2&tree=page Woltemade Cemetery (Cape Town)]
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== Additional Resources at the Family History Library ==
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To find cemetery records for ''South Africa'' in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:<br>
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
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#Enter: '''South Africa''' in the Place box
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#Click on: '''Search'''
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#Click on: '''South Africa - Cemeteries'''
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#Click on: '''Places within South Africa'''
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
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If you don't find an entry for Cemeteries, you may need to go to a smaller jurisdiction by using Places within... a second time.
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== Additional Resources ==
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/title/south-africa-cemeteries/oclc/1100472381&referer=brief_results South Africa Cemeteries, 1863-1984]
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/title/alphabetical-guide-to-gravestones-in-smaller-cemeteries-in-south-africa/oclc/48713845&referer=brief_results Genealogical Society of South Africa.; National Archives of South Africa. [Pretoria] : National Archives of South Africa, 1997-<2001>]
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/title/index-to-the-cemeteries-included-in-the-alphabetical-guides-to-gravestones-in-smaller-cemeteries-in-south-africa-vols-i-xxviii/oclc/34559012&referer=brief_results Genealogical Society of South Africa.; South Africa. Directorate State Archives and Heraldic Services, Index to the cemeteries included in the alphabetical guides to gravestones in smaller cemeteries in South Africa, vols. I-XXVIII, Pretoria? : State Archives Service, 1995
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/title/index-to-the-cemeteries-included-in-the-alphabetical-guides-to-gravestones-in-smaller-cemeteries-in-south-africa-vols-i-xxxx/oclc/47837516&referer=brief_results Genealogical Society of South Africa.; National Archives of South Africa, Index to the cemeteries included in the alphabetical guides to gravestones in smaller cemeteries in South Africa, vols. I-XXXX, Pretoria? : National Archives of South Africa, 2000]
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/title/alphabetical-guide-to-gravestones-in-smaller-cemeteries-in-south-africa-volume-3/oclc/813548526&referer=brief_results Genealogical Society of South Africa.; National Archives of South Africa. Alphabetical guide to gravestones in smaller cemeteries in South Africa. Volume 3, Pretoria : State Archives Service, 1997.]
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/title/alphabetical-guide-to-gravestones-in-smaller-cemeteries-in-south-africa/oclc/819515528&referer=brief_results National Archives of South Africa.; Genealogical Society of South Africa.; State Archives Service (South Africa, Alphabetical guide to gravestones in smaller cemeteries in South Africa, Pretoria : State Archives Service, 1989-]
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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Check the following for resources for your country and link to them where appropriate.

Jewish Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Military Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Individual Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

To find cemetery records for South Africa in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: South Africa in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: South Africa - Cemeteries
  5. Click on: Places within South Africa
  6. Click on: Cemeteries

If you don't find an entry for Cemeteries, you may need to go to a smaller jurisdiction by using Places within... a second time.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]