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Welcome to the Cape Town Family History Society.

The Cape Town Family History Society is an open Society for anyone interested in their family who lived in or around Cape Town and its suburbs.

The next meeting of the Cape Town Family History Society will be held on Saturday 18 June 2016 at St John’s Church, Wynberg

Time: 14.15 for 14:30pm sharp

Well known historical author Chris Schoeman will talk about The Unknown Van Gogh : the story of Cornelis Van Gogh and his South African link.

Chris Schoeman was born in Somerset East and has master’s degrees in history from the universities of Port Elizabeth and Colorado State. He has worked as a historian and journalist, and has authored and co-authored several books. These include District Six: The Spirit of KanalaBoer Boy: Memoirs of an Anglo-Boer War YouthBrothers in Arms: Hollanders in the Anglo-Boer WarAngels of Mercy: Foreign Women in the Anglo-Boer WarChurchill’s South Africa and The Historical Karoo.


    Entrance for paid up CTFHS members is free
Non members pay R20.00 per person including tea & eats.
A plate of eats for tea from members is always appreciated.

Please remember books are on loan for ONE MONTH only.

Stories and snippets of interest for the newsletter – send to Derek Pratt dpratt@mweb.co.za

Old genealogists never die, they just lose their census.

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