Inventory of the Archives of the Magistrate of Swellendam, 1743 -

Description of the Subordinate Components

16   Subordinate Bodies

Matrimonial Court
Records after 1806 are not listed.
16/43 - 16/45
Matrimonial Court Minutes
1805 - 1832
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
16/43
1805 January - 1811 June
 
16/46 - 16/54
Matrimonial Court Minutes
1804 - 1827
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
16/46
1804 - 1812 Dec.
 
The papers from 1804 - 1805 are almost illegible.
Also contains a certificate of slave exemption dated 1804.
16/55 - 16/57
Marriage Papers
1806 - 1882
 
16/56
1806 - 1877
 
Contains
  • a register of banns dated Jun. 1806 - Jan. 1808, May 1810 - Nov. 1816 and Nov. 1822 - Jun. 1825;
  • draft minutes of the matrimonial court dated 1825 - 1829;
  • abstracts from the matrimonial court minutes;
  • letters of consent;
  • an abstract from the marriage register dated 1835;
  • a marriage register for Caledon dated 1812 - 1820 (signed by G. Thom.);
  • letters received dated 1831 and 1832;
  • letters received from the Colonial Office dated 1865 - 1877.