Another reason why you should visit the Archives
Are you exploring your family tree or just interested in cool historical stuff? Our archives in Roeland Street have all sorts of interesting things: early maps, birth and marriage certificates, building plans and wills. Some records even date back to 1651 and trace heritage back to the first slaves in the Cape. There’s even the original signature of Jan van Riebeeck …….
So if this stuff interests you, go see the reading room at Archives in Roeland Street, Cape Town.