South Africa—Methodist Church Parish Registers, 1822–1996

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Sample Images

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • This project is recommended for volunteers who are comfortable with the indexing process, system features, and a variety of old handwriting styles.
  • Although many of the images in this project are at the intermediate level, there are also many at the beginning level.

Characteristics and Description

  • All records are in English though some forms are in Afrikaans as well as English.
  • Each batch contains one image.
  • Images may contain up to 60 records, but many will have much fewer.
  • Each image has either one or two pages.
  • The records were usually handwritten, although some were typed. They may be printed forms or handwritten forms.
  • No highlights are available for this project.

Additional Information

Access Restriction

  • No restrictions are associated with this collection. The completed index and links to digital images will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published.

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register and download and install the indexing program, click here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started, and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page, and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and password. Then click the Download Batch button, and select this project name from the list. To see the project name on the list, you may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window.