Mozambique Colonial Records

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Portuguese Colonization (1498-1975)[edit | edit source]

Portuguese explorers arrived in the Mozambique area around 1498 and established trading posts and forts. Mozambique officially gained independence from Portugal in 1975 following the Carnation Revolution in 1974.[1]

Record collection Years covered Record type Language Who is in the records
South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004 at FamilySearch - index and images 1801-2004 Baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials Afrikaans and English Members of the Church of the Province of South Africa in Mozambique
Lista dos telefones (Lourenço Marques, Moçambique) at FamilySearch - microfilm 1951 Telephone directory Portuguese People who owned telephones in 1951 in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
Lista dos telefones, (Moçambique) at FamilySearch - microfilm 1945 Telephone directory Portuguese People who owned telephones in 1945 in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
Parish registers, 1895-1940 at FamilySearch - microfilm 1895-1940 Marriages Portuguese and English Methodist people who lived in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Portuguese Mozambique," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 31 July 2019.