The Central Auckland Research Centre has 13 new family history eBooks on CD-Rom about South Africa including:
Brothel, lunatic house and slave lodge – the building at the top of Cape Town’s Adderley Street’s many functions under British and Dutch rule are explored in this eBook. It also includes the register of the slave lodge census of 1714, and the death register of lodge slaves spanning 60 years.
Tristan da Cunha, a tiny island in the mid-Atlantic - the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world - was annexed by the British Empire in 1816. This eBook gives an account of life on Tristan da Cunha written by the wife of Missionary Priest Henry Martyn Rogers who landed there in 1922.
The beauty of such eBooks, is that they are keyword searchable, so you can search for names and places.
These eBooks come from online publishers Ancestry24, (no connection to Ancestrydotcom) who also have a very large amount of online South African genealogical records.