Inventory of the Archives of the Magistrate of Stellenbosch, 1683 -

Description of the Subordinate Components

Notarial Deeds
Records after 1806 are not listed.
18/1 - 18/29
Wills
1687 - 1827
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
With the exception of vols. 18/6 - 18/10 and 18/12, all the volumes are indexed. For an index on vols. 18/1 - 18/4, see G10 - 1899, Report of the Keeper of the Archives.
18/1
1687 - 1699
 
18/2
1698 - 1713
 
18/3
1708 - 1714
 
18/4
1715 - 1720
 
18/5
1720 - 1726
 
18/6
1726 - 1739
 
18/7
1726 - 1797
 
18/8
1731 - 1738
 
18/9
1737 - 1739
 
18/10
1739 - 1750
 
18/11
1749 - 1750
 
18/12
1751 - 1758
 
18/13
1759 - 1761
 
18/14
1761 - 1769
 
18/15
1770 - 1774
 
18/16
1775 - 1780
 
18/17
1781 - 1784
 
18/18
1784 - 1788
 
18/19
1789 - 1793
 
18/20
1794 - 1798
 
18/21
1799 - 1803
 
18/22
1803 - 1807
 
18/30 - 18/39
Inventories
1687 - 1827
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols. 18/37 - 18/39 are indexed.
18/30
1687 - 1847
 
18/31
1713 - 1779
 
18/32
1722 - 1732
 
18/33
1749 - 1758
 
18/34
1785 - 1793
 
18/35
1793 - 1804
 
18/36
1806 - 1809
 
18/40 - 18/59
Contracts
1689 - 1852
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols. 18/47 - 18/51 and 18/55 are indexed. The contracts in vols. 18/40 - 18/42 are not in chronological order. Vols. 18/51 - 18/54 contain contracts entered into by the Landdrost and Heemraden. Vols. 18/56 - 18/59 contain contracts entered into by the Civil Commissioner.
18/40
1689 - 1701
 
18/41
1701 - 1711
 
18/42
1712 - 1720
 
18/43
1720 - 1726
 
18/44
1726 - 1735
 
Includes letters of freedom and transfers.
18/45
1739 - 1748
 
18/46
1749 - 1758
 
18/47
1759 - 1784
 
18/48
1784 - 1793
 
18/49
1793 - 1809
 
18/60 - 18/92
Obligations
1687 - 1895
 
Records after 1807 are not listed.
Vols. 18/60, 18/63 - 18/66, 18/68 - 18/87 and 18/90 are indexed. Vols. 18/60 - 18/71 includes receipts, transfers and sureties.
18/60
1687 - 1823
 
18/61
1693 - 1705
 
18/62
1702 - 1715
 
18/63
1715 - 1720
 
18/64
1720 - 1726
 
18/65
1727 - 1738
 
18/66
1739 - 1747
 
18/67
1749 - 1764
 
18/68
1761 - 1776
 
18/69
1776 - 1784
 
18/70
1785 - 1789
 
18/71
1789 - 1793
 
18/72
1802 - 1807
 
18/93 - 18/103
Sureties
1804 - 1827
 
Records after 1807 are not listed.
Indexed. Vols. 18/95 - 18/96 and 18/98 - 18/103 include bonds.
18/93
1804 - 1807
 
18/104 - 18/135
Powers of Attorney
1703 - 1827
 
Records after 1807 are not listed.
Vols. 18/111 - 18/112 and 18/114 - 18/135 are indexed. Vols. 18/119 - 18/131 contain special powers of attorney and vols. 18/132 - 18/135 general powers of attorney.
18/104
1703 - 1712
 
18/105
1686 - 1720
 
18/106
1715 - 1720
 
18/107
1720 - 1726
 
18/108
1726 - 1738
 
18/109
1739 - 1749
 
18/110
1749 - 1758
 
18/111
1760 - 1772
 
18/112
1773 - 1783
 
18/113
1784 - 1789
 
18/114
1789 - 1793
 
18/115
1793 - 1798
 
18/116
1799 - 1804
 
18/117
1804 - 1807
 
18/137 - 18/138
Acquittances
1799 - 1827
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
18/137
1799 - 1813
 
18/139 - 18/150
Diverse Notarial Deeds
1803 - 1852
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols. 18/140 - 18/143 and 18/148 - 18/150 are indexed.
18/139
1803 - 1812
 
18/141
1799 - 1809
 
18/144
1683 - 1712
 
18/145
1796 - 1810
 
Contains deeds drawn up before Secretary J. Wege.
18/152 - 18/170
Notarial Declarations
1685 - 1827
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols. 18/163 and 18/165 - 18/170 are indexed.
18/152
1685 - 1699
 
18/153
1686 - 1699
 
18/154
1699 - 1705
 
Includes a few declarations for 1708.
18/155
1706 - 1713
 
18/156
1713 - 1714
 
18/157
1715 - 1720
 
18/158
1715 - 1725
 
18/159
1727 - 1739
 
18/160
1739 - 1748
 
18/161
1749 - 1758
 
18/162
1760 - 1779
 
18/163
1780 - 1793
 
18/164
1744 - 1794
 
18/165
1794 - 1796
 
18/166
1796 - 1808
 
18/171 - 18/174
Declarations
1793 - 1827
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Indexed.
18/171
1793 - 1808
 
18/175 - 18/184
Wage Contracts
1803 - 1901
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Contain wage contracts with Hottentots and Free Blacks. Vol. 18/184 contains contracts with Black labourers. Vols. 18/177 and 18/183 included a few indenture contracts with Hottentot children.
18/175
1803 - 1812
 
18/195 - 18/197
Lists of Identured Bastard Hottentots
1787 - 1829
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
18/195
1787 - 1810
 
Contains lists of indentured Bastard Hottentots with slave fathers.
18/196
1776 - 1824
 
Include contracts with Prize Negroes.
18/197
1785 - 1829
 
Include lists of Hottentots and Bastard Hottentots in the service of others.