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Anglican Parish Registers

  • ZA HPRA AB3208
  • Fonds
  • 1850 - 2004

This Index provides a listing of the digitised Registers of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa, which are now available on DVDs and on the website of the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They cover the years 1850-2004 and include baptism, marriage and burial records.

The Anglican Church in South Africa itself was originally organised in four provinces, namely the Diocese of the Cape of Good Hope, Diocese of Natal, Diocese of the Orange Free State and the Diocese of Transvaal. These provinces were later divided into more Dioceses. The records on the website of the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been arranged according to the original four Provinces. The records on the DVDs are arranged as listed.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

Anna Bremont

  • ZA HPRA A16
  • Fonds
  • 1850

Comtesse de, Author of The Gentleman digger, London, S. Low, 1891, and A son of Africa, London, Greening 1899.

'The burning of Johannesburg, a Christmas story of South Africa founded on historic fact.
Relates to the Tyumie valley massacre of the military villages at Woburn and Auckland on Christmas Day 1850.

Anna Pearce

  • ZA HPRA A3348
  • Fonds
  • 1965

Typescript for a book entitled "A Permit to Live", written by Anna Pearce, with a Foreword by O.D. Schreiner, at the time President of the South African Institute of Race Relations, completed on the 18 August 1965.

The book covers the events of the Paarl Riot in 1962, and the subsequent Commission of Inquiry into the Paarl Riot lead by Justice H. Snyman. His report, which was submitted to parliament on the 25 June 1963, analysed the causes of the uprising, including information on Poqo, the armed wing of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), being at the centre of the march in Paarl.

Anna Pearce was a member of the Wellington branch of Black Sash, and appeared as witness at the Commission of Inquiry into the Paarl Riot in January 1963. The book was written mainly from her memory and that of other members of Black Sash who worked with her.

Bound typescript, 410 pages.

Anne Barnard, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A557
  • Fonds
  • 23 May 1801

Lady Anne Barnard (1750-1825) was a Poet and letter-writer, wife of Andrew Barnard, Colonial Secretary at the Cape (1797-1802).

Letter from Cape of Good Hope, to Henry Dundas (Lord Melville, London. Gossips about Cape personalities, including the late Governor, Sir George Yonge.

Anthony Bobby Tsotsobe, Johannas Shabangu and David Moise vs The State

  • ZA HPRA AK2333
  • Fonds
  • 1981 - 1982

In the Supreme Court of South Africa (Transvaal Provincial Division), 1981 Appeal heard in September 1982.

The accused were found guilty under the Terrorism Act, convicted of high treason and sentenced to death 19 August 1981. Leave to appeal was granted but the appeal was dismissed.

Anthony Traill Khoisan Collection

  • ZA HPRA A3092
  • Fonds

Not all the records were numbered. Their covers have been marked with the number of the box in which they were found (Boxes A-D).

Collection of South African Khoisan Languages on shellac and vinyl records, tapes, CD and booklet, which were donated to Historical Papers by Professor Anthony Traill in 2004. Prof. Emeritus Anthony Traill was formerly head of the Department of Linguistics at Wits University.

The recordings were made of the last surviving fluent speakers of two major South African Khoisan linguistic families, the Khoekoe (Khoi) and the !Kwi (San). Many of the original recordings on the shellac records were made in the Phonetics Laboratory of the University in 1936, when a group of Bushmen visited Johannesburg for the Empire Exhibition. The recordings on the 33rpm record was made some 18 years later. The recordings were later archived on optical discs with manual enhancement. More description about the project, comments about the recordings and the Khoisan languages, can be found in the booklet which accompanied the CD, produced by Professor Anthony Traill and the Department of Linguistic, Wits University.

Traill, Anthony

Anthony, V.C. Booth, Papers

  • A1755
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1898

Anthony, V.C. Booth (Colour-Sergeant in the 80th Regiment)

Papers relating to the Battle of I Ntombi River during the Zulu War, 1879. Including: typed copy of a letter from Booth to his family, 14 March1879, describing the engagement in which he won the V.C.; interview with Booth published in The County Express, 9 April 1898; typed copy of a letter from Major C.Tucker to his father, 19 March 1879, describing the battle; hand-drawn plan of the battle; photograph of Booth and his family

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