My Genealogy Links Page
One of the joys that genealogists and
family historians have when they are connected to the internet is the ability to
make contact with other like minded people and to share their information and
I am not going to construct a links page
with thousands of addresses, duplicating work done by other, more qualified
individuals. I am simply going to link to the better pages and you can take the
search from there.
General & Worldwide Genealogy Websites
- The best page for links to all
aspects of genealogy including e-mail lists and newsgroups is Cyndi's
- The Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) has a searchable web site
with access to the IGI and other sources.
- You can visit the Rijksarchief
in The Hague or email hr. V. van den Bergh at firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you want to trace your UK
Ancestors, the website at Genuki is
- To obtain Birth, Marriage and Death
Certificates from the UK, contact the following website: http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp
- To visit the
Parish Chest, use the highlighted link.
- Do you have Welsh Ancestors? If yes,
- For UK adoptions,visit Born
to be Found.
South African General Websites:
- The Genealogical
Society of South Africa also has a web site.
- The Genealogical
Institute of South Africa (GISA) site can be found here.
- If your ancestors were French
Huguenots, why not visit the Huguenot
Society Web Site.
- To see a Timeline covering some of
the important dates in South African History, Please visit the Timeline
Chamber of Mines has a web
site to find out more about gold mining in South Africa.
- The South
African Heritage Resources Agency has a website dealing with heritage
management in South Africa.
- Try the official Demarcation
Board Website for maps on South Africa showing information on all the
small towns, farms and places in South Africa.
- The e-Family
website comprises data donated by volunteers from NAAIRS, which is the
NASA (National Archives of South Africa) database. There is also a
Pathfinder to the National archives which will assist in identifying archive
locations, database acronyms and contact details. . This
site is well worth a visit and all involved are to be congratulated.
- The National Archives of South Africa
now has the NAAIRS
database on line at their website.
- The Department
of Home Affairs registers births, marriages and deaths and this site
details the requirements and the application forms for each type of
one cannot search for or apply online for BMD certificates)
- For those of you with Jewish Roots
here in South Africa, why not visit the Southern
African Jewish Genealogy website.
- The South
African telephone directories, (White Pages) are now on line.
- Heather MacAlister
runs Ancestry24, a very interesting
South African Genealogy Website.
- A site dealing with the 1820
Settlers is at 1820settlers.com
- Try the Cousin
Connect Website to post South African related queries and find answers.
- For online Museums in South Africa
try the following website.
- If you are adopted and want to try
and find your birth parents or siblings, try Adoption
Reunions or email Jack Kotze at
- The Genealogy
World website provides lots of interesting information, including
passenger lists is well worth a visit.
- The South
African Government has a website detailing much information about South
- The Master
of the High Court deals with estates - check out the Maseti Information
for partial indexes of estate files.
Specific South African Information Websites:
- Pat Smith has created a Passenger
List Website dealing with Natal Settlers.
- There is a website devoted to South
African 'Stamouers' or the Progenitors of South African families in
- For German Genealogy in South Africa,
visit the German Genealogical
Research in South Africa website.
War & Casualty Related Websites:
War Museum of the Boer Republics
- also called the Anglo-Boer War Museum has a web site or can be contacted
- The Anglo-Boer
War website has a wealth of information.
- If you're looking for information on
the graves of your ancestors killed during the World Wars, visit the Commonwealth
War Graves Commission website.
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