South Africa Cemeteries
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The FamilySearch moderator for the South Africa is Daniel Jones.
Check the following for resources for your country and link to them where appropriate.
- BillionGraves South Africa Page - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
- Find A Grave South Africa page - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
- Gravestones in South Africa
- Lord of Lucies: Headstones Enter South Africa in the search box.
- Wikipedia: List of Cemeteries in South Africa
- Johannesburg Cemeteries contains a list of cemeteries in Johannesburg.
- Johannesburg City parks contains an A to Z list of cemeteries in Johannesburg.
- KZN Photos of headstones organized by cemetery. You will have to browse. There is no index.
- 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.
- eGGSA Graves and Graveyards. A large collection of gravestone photographs.
- Ancestry Cape Town, South Africa, Maitland Cemetery Records, 1888-1959 ($)
- South Africa War Graves Project
- SA Jewish Rootsbank is a listing of all Jewish graves in South Africa.
- De Ar Cemetery
- Stellenbosch Cemetery
- Upington Cemetery
- Witbank Jewish Cemetery
- Cape Town Jewish Cemeteries Board
- Bloemfontein (Old) Jewish Cemetery
- Bloemfontein (New) Jewish Cemetery
- Maitland 7th Avenue Jewish Cemetery
- Pinelands Jewish Cemetery #1
- Woodstock Jewish Cemetery
- Brook Street Jewish Cemetery
- Redhill Jewish Cemetery
- Stellawood Jewish Cemetery
- Braamfrontein Jewish Cemetery
- Brixton Cemetery
- West Park Cemetery, Jewsish Sector
- North End Cemetery, Jewish Sector
- Rebecca Street Cemetery
- List of South African Towns with Jewish Cemeteries
- JewishGen, scroll to South Africa and click to expand the list.
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission Westpark Cemetery Page
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission Westpark Cremation Memorial
- Find a Grave Ambleside Military Cemetery
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ambleside Military Cemetery
- eGGSA Ambleside Military Cemetery
- Billion Graves Ambleside Military Cemetery
- South African War Graves: East Cape Cemeteries
- eGGSA Bethulie Cemetery Page
- Find a Grave Bethulie Cemetery Page
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission Bethulie Cemetery Page
- South Africa War Graves Free State Cemeteries
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission Winburg Cemetery Page
- eGGSA Winburg Cemetery Page
- South Africa War Graves Winburg Cemetery Page
- Find a Grave Winburg Cemetery Page
- Wikipedia: South African Military Memorials and Cemeteries
- Potchesfstroom Military Cemetery
- Thaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Military Cemetery
- Wikipedia: Heroes' Acre (Pretoria)
- Billion Graves: Heroes' Acre
- Wikipedia: Westpark Cemetery
- Find a Grave: Westpark Cemetery
- Billion Graves: Westpark Cemetery
- Facebook Westpark Cemetery Page
- eGGSA Westpark Cemetery Page
- Wikipedia Avalon Cemetery
- eGGSA Wagon Hill Cemetery Page
- Woltemade Cemetery (Cape Town)
Additional Resources at the Family History LibraryEdit
To find cemetery records for South Africa in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:
- Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
- Enter: South Africa in the Place box
- Click on: Search
- Click on: South Africa - Cemeteries
- Click on: Places within COUNTRY NAME
- 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.
- South Africa Cemeteries, 1863-1984
- Genealogical Society of South Africa.; National Archives of South Africa. [Pretoria : National Archives of South Africa, 1997-<2001>]
- [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
- 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
- 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.
- 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-