Ancestors.co.za Wills and Codicils 1686 to 1793 Search
These are not the only series of wills in the Cape archives, but this index series include those wills with codicils (amendments) which provide the richest context for this type of document, yet they are rarely consulted.
Integrity and quality of data: all entries transcribed and entered; no derived variables: Number of records: 8,409
Sources: Cape Archives: Court of Justice (CJ) Notarial and other documents prepared or received by the Court of Justice.
With kind permission and acknowledgements to Dr Sandy Rowoldt Shell & the late Prof Robert Shell - from the publication "Changing Hands”.