Limpopo Province, South Africa Genealogy

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Guide to Province of Limpopo 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]

The province was formed from the northern region of Transvaal Province in 1994, and was initially named Northern Transvaal. The following year, it was renamed Northern Province, which remained the name until 2003, when it was formally changed to Limpopo.
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Localities
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List of cities and towns in Limpopo..

Maps and gazetteers
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Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

South Africa War Graves Project - Limpopo Cemeteries

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[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1901.[1]

Emigration
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Genealogy
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Land records
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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
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

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.