This is a list of free Zimbabwe Genealogy Records online at FamilySearch.


Included are Zimbabwe death records, naturalization records, church records, voting records and more. We’ll continue to add more Zimbabwe collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.


Some of these records are in Afrikaans. They are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection. If you’re logged in and still see a key icon, this collection may require you to view them online at a local library. Use this Locator tool to find a location near you




How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.






Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Zimbabwe Birth, Marriage, & Death Records


Zimbabwe Death Indexes & Death Records

Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe, death notices, 1904-1976, index & images

Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe, death registers, 1890-1977; index to death register, 1892-1977, index & images

Zimbabwe – Index to death register, closed and open files, 1892-1977, index

Zimbabwe – Death notices 1904-1963

Zimbabwe – Death notices, 1964-1976

Zimbabwe – Death registers, 1890-1977

Zimbabwe – Naturalization files of deceased persons, aliens, 1902-1948

Zimbabwe – Naturalization files, deceased persons, 1950-1959

Zimbabwe – Naturalization files, 1931-1958

Zimbabwe – Naturalization files, 1958-1963












Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Zimbabwe Daily Life Records



Zimbabwe – The Rhodesias and Nyasaland : a guide to official publications




Zimbabwe – Rhodesia’s pioneer women, 1859-1896



Business Records & Commerce

Zimbabwe – Register of prospecting licenses, 1890-1933



Church Directories

Zimbabwe – Almanak van die Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika



Church Records

Zimbabwe – Church records, 1890-1941

Zimbabwe – Parish registers, Dutch Reformed Church, Transvaal (South Africa), Rhodesia, Swaziland, etc., 1894-1998

Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe, Mashonaland, NG Kerk, church records, 1915-2011

Bonda – Church records, 1910-1927

Bulawayo – Parish registers (baptisms, banns, marriages, burials, confirmations), Church of England in Rhodesia, Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), 1898-1957, 1898-1957

Bulawayo – Parish registers (christenings, memberships), Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), 1928-1945, 1928-1945

Bulawayo – Parish registers, Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk, Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), 1893-1956, 1893-1956

Chinhoyi – Parish registers, 1920-1948

Chipinga – Parish registers, 1948-1951

Enkeldoorn – Parish registers, 1928-1929

Enkeldoorn – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Fort Victoria – Parish registers, 1929-1951

Fort Victoria – Parish registers, 1936-1945

Gatooma – Parish registers, 1943-1945

Gatooma – Parish registers, 1947-1979

Gwelo – Parish registers, 1922-1952

Gwelo – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Gweru – Church records, 1905-1932

Gweru – Parish registers, 1922-1952

Gweru – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Harare – Church records, 1890-1956

Harare – Parish registers, 1922-1988

Harare – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Harare – Parish registers, Gereformeerde Kerk, Salisbury (Zimbabwe) – 1913-1978

Harare – South Africa, Transvaal, NG Kerk, church records, 1982-2011

Harare – Zimbabwe, Mashonaland, NG Kerk, church records, 1915-2011

Hartley – Church records, 1908-1969

Hwange – Parish registers, 1948-1967

Kadoma – Parish registers, 1943-1945

Kadoma – Parish registers, 1947-1979

Kwekwe – Parish registers, 1960-1984

Marandellas – Church records, 1907-1941

Mashonaland – Zimbabwe, Mashonaland, NG Kerk, church records, 1915-2011

Masvingo – Parish registers, 1929-1951

Masvingo – Parish registers, 1936-1945

Melsetter – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Mutare – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Mutare – Parish registers, Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk, Umtali (Zimbabwe), 1916-1980

Nkana – Parish registers, 1934-1945

Nuanetsi – Parish registers, 1975-1978

Nyanda – Church records, 1892-1933

Que Que – Parish registers, 1960-1984

Rusape – Church records, 1909-1924

Rusape – Parish registers, 1928-1952

Selukwe – Church records, 1905-1932

Sinoia – Parish registers, 1920-1948

Umtali – Church records, 1896-1924

Umtali – Parish registers, 1928-1945

Umtali – Parish registers, Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk, Umtali (Zimbabwe), 1916-1980

Umtali – Zimbabwe, Umtali, church records

Wankie – Parish registers, 1948-1967

Welgetroost – Parish registers, 1951-1977



Description and Travel

Zimbabwe – Adventures in Mashonaland




Native races

Zimbabwe – The Mashona and the Matabele




Zimbabwe – Rhodesia’s pioneer women, 1859-1896



Social Life & Customs

Zimbabwe – The Mashona and the Matabele













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