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The Graaff-Reinet Museum or “Reinet House”, formerly a Dutch Reformed Church parsonage, was built at the expense of the Government in 1812 during the ministry of the Rev. Kicherer. It…
The library houses about 14000 books, 640 manuscripts and 12000 photographs. Included in the collection are early printed editions of African indigenous languages (San, Tswana, Zulu, Xhosa), early books related…
The collection consists of genealogy of tribes and clans, photographs, information about African kings, chiefs and rulers, and works by African poets
The collection consists of documents relating to births, baptisms, marriages, divorces, deaths, obituaries etc from the period 1914-1917.
The collection consists of ad hoc biographical information in various formats, such as certificates, books, envelopes, tax forms, photographs, death certificates, etc
Guardians of our heritage series
Drakenstein's heritage land series - areas include Greater Drakenstein, Simondium, Southern Paarl, Northern Paarl, Back Paarl, Paardeberg, Franschhoek, Small Drakenstein, Daljosphat, Wellington, Groenberg, the Drakenstein Mill
Commercial and distrillers licences issued in Paarl during 1885. Including full name of applicant, type of businesses
Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732