Academic records are great source for digging deep into the personal and behavioral traits and intelligence of your ancestors. These records are not easily found unless you approach a particular school and ask to access their archives.

We have captured and transcribed several school records from around the country. Although some are not completed they still provide names of children and what schools they attended.

There are 12, 151 records in total. Start searching the records here

Some of the schools included are: 

Beaufort West; Bedford; Bishops (Diocesan College) Bloemfontein; Burghersdorp; Butterworth; Caledon; Cape Town; Carnarvon; Ceres; Clarksbury; Colesberg; Cradock; Durban Girls High; East Griqualand; East London; Fingoland; Franschhoek; Garies; George; Graaff Reinet; Grahamstown; Green Point; Highlands, Natal; Johannesburg; Kenilworth; Kimberley; Kingwilliamstown; Leicester; Lovedale; Malmesbury; Maritzburg; Mossel Bay; Mpenduza, Fingoland; Muizenberg; Murraysburg; Nqamakwe; Oudtshoorn; Paarl; Panmure; Philipstown; Maritzburg College; Piquetberg; Port Elizabeth; Queenstown; Rawsonville; Rhodes Scholars, Richmond; Riebeek West; Riversdale; Robertson; Rocklands, Cradock; Rondebosch; Simonstown; Somerset East; Somerset West; Stanger, Natal;  SACS – South African College School (over 6000 records), Stellenbosch;  St. Andrews Grahamstown (over 6000 records) ; St. Cyprians, St. Michaels,  Steynsburg; Swellendam; Tarkastad; Tembuland; Uitenhage;  Victoria Girls, Vryburg; Wellington; Worcester; Wynberg Boys High; Zonnebloem.

school register sample