The next meeting of the Cape Town Family History Society will be on:

Saturday August 17 at St John’s Church, Wynberg.  14.15 for 14:30pm

Jim Hislop will be the speaker at the next meeting. The title of the talk is ‘Behind the Castle – A look at the old homesteads, properties and families of early District Six’. Jim is a property historian and has made a study of old buildings all over the Western Cape. He previously spoke to us about his first beautifully illustrated and researched book “Wheatfields and Windmills” on the old buildings of Observatory.

Contact     David 021 715 5104 / 072 782 3597 davidslingsby@telkomsa.net

Ann on 021 782 7277 / 083 6633 463 annsmythe@gmail.com

 Visitors R20.00 per person, or annual membership R100; R150 for a couple.

Remember to write a paragraph or two for the Newsletter on any aspect of your genealogical research.

Send to Derek Pratt dpratt@mweb.co.za

Members, your help with serving tea or providing eats is appreciated.

We are always looking for extra volunteers to help make and set out the tea.

Map and website: www.family-history.co.za

  (Ctrl+click on icon to take you to our Facebook page)  Coords: 34° 00’15.0”S 18° 27’41.8”E

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