South African ancestry and family tree research was established to help promote knowledge and learning of genealogy and heraldry in Ireland. is the professional genealogy organisation that will help you search for your Irish ancestry and discover your family history and surname origin. provides a comprehensive genealogical research service through a network of qualified researchers throughout the island of Ireland. We can undertake small individual searches, or help you overcome specific problems, or handle the entire project of planning, implementing and reporting research. We can write up family histories and family trees, investigate surname origins and look into all matters relating to heraldry and house histories. Whatever your genealogical needs, we have the experience and enthusiasm to meet them. We can also advise on DNA tests for genealogy, heraldry, and adoption searches.

We have been providing quality service for a number of years. We conduct research at repositories such as the National Archives of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland, the Registry of Deeds, the General Register Office, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Dublin City Library and Archives, and various county libraries. We are able to search census returns, vital records, wills and deeds, court records, church registers, military rolls, migration lists, and many more genealogical and historical sources to help you with your family history and genealogy goals.


In Memory Of

Born: 16 Oct 1953
Died: 26 Nov 2021
South Africa

To the dearest father, husband, brother and grandfather. Your sudden departure shocked us all, but also reminded us of how pre life is. Thank you for all the love and care you

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