South Africa Register of Slaves, 1762-1838 is a free collection at FamilySearch of slave registers kept in Cape Province, South Africa. You’ll need to be logged in to search these records at FamilySearch. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

South Africa slave registers may include:

  • Name of slaveholder

  • Name of slave or servant

  • Gender of slave or servant

  • Age of slave or servant

  • Homeland of slave or servant

  • Manumissions

  • Transfers

  • Inheritances

  • Birth records pertaining to slaves

  • Death records pertaining to slaves

  • Marriage records pertaining to slaves

  • Ownership

  • Owners relationship to other owners

Visit the Collection Content page for examples of a birth record image, death record image, marriage record image, and register image.

Image of search window for South Africa Register of Slaves 1762-1838 with text overlay Slave Register with birth marriage and death records


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