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buitenposten A mailing list for anyone with an interest in the genealogy and history of South Africa as well as those countries and regions connected to its various migrations. The primary language for the list is Afrikaans but we accept posts in other languages including English, Dutch, and German.
cape-of-good-hope (inactive) (De Caep Dd Goede Hoop) This list will be used for discussion of the First Fifty Years project (below) which aims to transcribe and display all the records of the early settlement at the Cape of Good Hope which commenced in 1652.
rsa-ec-transkei A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Transkei area of Eastern Cape province, Republic of South Africa.
sa-de-emigranten (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding historical, passenger and genealogical data related to post World War II emigration to South Africa (mainly the period 1948-1961).
sa-history A mailing list for anyone interested in South African genealogy to discuss and share information that will help to provide a historical context to their research efforts.
south-africa A mailing list for anyone interested in Southern African genealogy and related topics. Additional information on tracing your South African roots can be found on the South African Genealogy web page below:
south-africa-cape-town A mailing list for anyone with an interest in family history
south-africa-eastern-cape A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in the province of Eastern Cape, South Africa.
south-africa-immigrants-british (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the immigrants from the United Kingdom to South Africa prior to 1900.
south-africa-west-coast (inactive) A mailing list for anyone interested in the West Coast and Sandveld of South African genealogy and related topics. This includes Clanwilliam, Piketberg, Klawer, Vredenburg, Vredendal, Morreesburg, Lamberts Bay, Wupperthal, St. Helena, Saldanaha Bay, Veld
zaf-indexers (inactive) A mailing list for the use of transcribers and indexers of South African archive data from various sources who want to make the date more accessible for researchers.
zaf-nifhs (inactive) A mailing list where members of the Natal Inland Family History Society and others may post information pertaining to Pietermaritzburg and its surrounding areas.

BUITENPOSTEN
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with an interest in the genealogy and history of South Africa as well as those countries and regions connected to its various migrations. The primary language for the list is Afrikaans but we accept posts in other languages including English, Dutch, and German.

Questions: For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at buitenposten-owner@rootsweb.com.

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CAPE-OF-GOOD-HOPE (inactive)
Topic: (De Caep Dd Goede Hoop) This list will be used for discussion of the First Fifty Years project (below) which aims to transcribe and display all the records of the early settlement at the Cape of Good Hope which commenced in 1652.

Questions: For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at cape-of-good-hope-owner@rootsweb.com.

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RSA-EC-TRANSKEI
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Transkei area of Eastern Cape province, Republic of South Africa.

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SA-DE-EMIGRANTEN (inactive)
Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding historical, passenger and genealogical data related to post World War II emigration to South Africa (mainly the period 1948-1961).

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SA-HISTORY
Topic: A mailing list for anyone interested in South African genealogy to discuss and share information that will help to provide a historical context to their research efforts.

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SOUTH-AFRICA
Topic: A mailing list for anyone interested in Southern African genealogy and related topics. Additional information on tracing your South African roots can be found on the South African Genealogy web page below:

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SOUTH-AFRICA-CAPE-TOWN
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with an interest in family history

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SOUTH-AFRICA-EASTERN-CAPE
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in the province of Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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SOUTH-AFRICA-IMMIGRANTS-BRITISH (inactive)
Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the immigrants from the United Kingdom to South Africa prior to 1900.

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SOUTH-AFRICA-WEST-COAST (inactive)
Topic: A mailing list for anyone interested in the West Coast and Sandveld of South African genealogy and related topics. This includes Clanwilliam, Piketberg, Klawer, Vredenburg, Vredendal, Morreesburg, Lamberts Bay, Wupperthal, St. Helena, Saldanaha Bay, Veld

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ZAF-INDEXERS (inactive)
Topic: A mailing list for the use of transcribers and indexers of South African archive data from various sources who want to make the date more accessible for researchers.

Questions: For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at zaf-indexers-owner@rootsweb.com.

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ZAF-NIFHS (inactive)
Topic: A mailing list where members of the Natal Inland Family History Society and others may post information pertaining to Pietermaritzburg and its surrounding areas.

Questions: For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at zaf-nifhs-owner@rootsweb.com.

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