Inventory of the Cape Title Deeds, 1652 - 1825
Description of the Subordinate Components
1 - 9
Title Deeds, Deeds of Transfer and Notarial Deeds
1652 - 1736.
 
Contain notarial deeds such as slave transfers, wills, inentories sworn statements, deedsof sale, leases and powers of attorney. Also contain alphabetical indexes on title deeds and deeds of transfer.
1
1652 May 16 - 1662 Dec. 20
 
Contains title deeds Nos G1 - 27 and deeds of transfer Nos T1 - 22.
2
1662 Jan. 22 - 1666 Jan. 12
 
Contains title deeds Nos G28 - 32 and deeds of transfer Nos T23 - 40. Also contains an extract from the resolutions of the Court of Justice, d 25 Sept. 1660, and a deed of sale, d 28 Oct. 1667.
3
1666 Jan. 9 - 1669 Dec. 23
 
Contains title deeds Nos G33 - 57 and deeds of transfer Nos T41 - 71.
4
1670 Jan. 1 - 1671 May 26
 
Contains title deeds Nos G58 - 62 and deeds of transfer Nos T72 - 102.
5
1670 Dec. 22 - 1672 Dec. 20
 
Contains title deeds Nos G63 - 64 and deeds of transfer Nos T103 - 135. Also contains one unnumbered deed of transfer, d 19 feb 1670.
6
1673 Jan. - 1674 Dec. 22
 
Contains title deeds Nos G65 - 67 and deeds of transfer Nos T136 - 141.
7
1684 Dec. 9 - 1685 Dec. 12
 
Contains deeds of transfer Nos. T215 - 234
8
1703 Jan. 11 - 1704 Dec. 30
 
Contains deeds of transfer Nos. T583 - 641.
9
1736 Jan. 2 - Dec. 22.
 
Contains deeds of transfer Nos. T2290 - 2356.
Apart from the index on deeds of transfer, this volume also contains an index on all documents in the volume.
10 - 15
Title Deeds, Cape District.
1657 - 1818
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
10
1657 Sept. 10 - 1703 May 15
 
Contains copies of title deeds for the period 10 Sept. 1657 - 25 Aug. 1685, and originals for the period 22 Jun 1685 - 15 may 1703.
Also contains an extract from the resolutions of the Council of Policy in connection with copies of title deeds, d 1 Jul. 1686.
11
1703 Sept. 7 - 1746 Aug. 10
 
Title deeds for the period 30 Oct. 1703 - 10 Jun. 1704 are found at the back of the volume.
12
1746 Oct. 6 - 1782 Nov. 12
 
13
1783 Jan. 21 - 1791 Nov. 21
 
14
1791 Dec. 22 - 1807 Nov. 28
 
Since 12 Aug. 1806 the original title deeds were drawn up in English with Dutch copies attached to it.
16
Title Deeds, Stellenbosch and Drakenstein.
1689 Nov. 10 - 1722 Nov. 17
 
The title deeds for Drakenstein cover the period 20 Dec. 1689 - 1 Jan. 1707.
17
Title Deeds, Drakenstein and Swellendam.
1704 Aug. 25 - 1785 Oct. 11
 
Contains no title deeds for the period 3 Aug. 1723 - 7 Sept. 1734.
18 - 19
Title Deeds, Stellenbosch and Drakenstein.
1743 - 1806
 
18
1743 Dec. 31 - 1787 Oct. 10
 
19
1787 Sept. 25 - 1806 Jan. 8
 
Contains two title deeds for the Cape district, d 1 and 4 Aug. 1793 and one for the district of Swellendam, d 9 Oct. 1803.
20
Quitrent Leases, Simonstown.
1814 Sept. 20 - 1825 Dec. 1
 
Contains original quitrent leases in English with Dutch copies, but since 1 May 1824 only the English originals.