Cape Town Civil Registration: Deaths

Below is an index to the civil registration of deaths in the district of Cape Town, based on the images from the FamilySearch website, transcribed by Lyn Paul. The source is listed below.

Years indexed: (11.634 records)

  • 1896, 1897, 1898
  • 1953
  • additional districts (377 records)
    • Cape Town Woodstock 1921*
    • Cape Town Wynberg 1922*

The columns below can be sorted by clicking on the headings. You can sort on two columns by holding down the shift key and clicking both. You can filter the results by typing in a word or phrase in the filter box. The data is filtered while you type. Instructions for accessing the images can be found below the table of records for each set of indexes.


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year Image no. Surname First Names Remarks

 *) Additional districts

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Cape Town - Woodstock
year Image no. Surname First Names Remarks

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Cape Town - Wynberg
year Image no. Surname First Names Remarks



1. Under browse by location, click on Africa

2. Click on South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972

3. Click on Browse through 2,216,270 images

4. Click on the 'year'

5. Click on 'Cape Town'

6. Enter desired image # in Image # box



"South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972." Images. FamilySearch ( : accessed 2013.) Cape Town; Citing Department of the Interior, Registrar of Births, Marriages, and Deaths. National Archives, Pretoria.

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