Inventory of the Cape Title Deeds, 1652 - 1825
Compiled by G.C. de Wet
©1985
Cape Town Archives Repository
This inventory is written in English.
Fonds Specifications
Title:
Cape Title Deeds
Period:
1652 - 1825
Fonds Code:
1/84
Extent:
1.50 lin m
Repository:
Cape Town Archives Repository
Record Creator (origination):
Council of Policy
Abstract:
From the inception of a system of land registry at the Cape in April 1657, title deeds and deeds of transfer were drawn up by the secretariat of the Council of Policy. The first nine volumes include notarial deeds, such as wills, inventories, slave transfers and leases, and sworn statements.