NGK Churches in the Cape

This information was extracted from Handbook for Genealogical Research in South Africa, by R J T Lombard, Pretoria HSRC 1985. Copyright originally with GISA (used with permission) and now, presumably with CPUT.

 

Town Year Seceded from Alternative name
Cape Town Kaapstad 1665 First congregation in South Africa.  
Stellenbosch 1686 Cape Town  
Drakenstein 1691   see Paarl
Paarl 1691 Stellenbosch  
Roodezand 1743   see Tulbagh
Tulbagh 1743 Cape Town/Stellenbosch  
Malmesbury 1745   see Swartland
Swartland 1745 Cape Town/(Malmesbury)  
Graaff-Reinet 1792 Tulbagh  
Swellendam 1798 Stellenbosch  
Caledon 1811 Swellendam  
George 1813 Swellendam  
Uitenhage 1817 Graaff-Reinet  
Cradock 1818 Graaff-Reinet  
Beaufort West 1819 Tulbagh/Graaff-Reinet  
Hottentots-Holland 1819   see Somerset-West
Somerset West 1819 Stellenbosch  
Worcester 1821 Tulbagh  
Somerset East 1825 Graaff-Reinet/Uitenhage  
Clanwilliam 1826 Tulbagh/Swartland  
Colesberg 1826 Graaff-Reinet  
Durbanville 1826 Cape Town/Paarl/Swartland  
Tijgerberg 1826   see Durbanville
Toverberg/Torenberg 1826   see Colesberg
Bedford 1829   see GlenLynden
Glen Lynden (Bedford) 1829 Somerset East (?)  
Wynberg 1829 Cape Town  
Albanie (Albany) 1831 Uitenhage  
Piquetberg (Piketberg) 1833 Clanwilliam/Swartland/Tulbagh  
Voortrekkerregister 1836 from 1836 onwards  
Bredasdorp 1839 Swellendam/Caledon  
Riversdale 1839 Swellendam  
Wagenmakersvallei 1840   see Wellington
Wellington 1840 Paarl  
Prince Albert 1842 Beaufort West  
Kruisvallei 1843 Tulbagh (as result of a schism)  
Richmond 1843 Graaff-Reinet/Beaufort West  
Victoria West 1844 Beaufort West  
French Hoek 1845 Paarl  
Mossel Bay 1845 George  
Burgersdorp 1846 Colesberg/Cradock  
Calvinia 1847 Clanwilliam  
Hantam 1847   see Calvinia
Humansdorp 1848 Uitenhage  
Napier 1848 Bredasdorp/Caledon  
Namaqualand (Springbok) 1850 Clanwilliam  
Springbok 1850   see Namaqualand
Fraserburg 1851 Beaufort West  
Knysna 1851 George  
Ladismith 1851 Swellendam/Riversdale  
St. Stephens (Cape Town) 1851 Originated independently (Coloureds)  
Aliwal North 1852 Burgersdorp  
Hopefield 1852 Swartland  
Middelburg 1852 Colesberg/Richmond/Graaf-Reinet/Cradock  
Darling 1853 Swartland  
Oudtshoorn 1853 George/Mossel Bay  
Robertson 1853 Swellendam  
Alexandria 1854 Uitenhage  
Hopetown 1854 Colesberg  
Montagu 1854 Swellendam  
Queenstown 1854 Cradock  
Kalk Bay) 1855 Wynberg  
Aberdeen 1855 Graaff-Reinet  
Ceres 1855 Tulbagh  
Fish Hoek (Simonstown - Kalk Bay) 1855 Wynberg  
Heidelberg 1855 Swellendam/Riversdale  
Jansenville 1855 Uitenhage  
Simonstown (Kalk Bay) on establishment name was Simonstown only 1855 Wynberg see Fish Hoek
Sutherland 1855 Worcester  
Vishoek 1855   see Fish Hoek
Dordrecht 1856 Aliwal North/Burgersdorp  
Hanover 1856 Colesberg/Richmond  
Murraysburg 1856 Graaff-Reinet  
Riebeek West 1858 Swartland  
Villiersdorp 1858 Caledon  
Komga 1859 People in Kaffraria were visted by ministers from Glen Lynden, Albany and Stockenstrom  
Maclean (Macleantown) 1859   see Komg(h)a
Pearston 1859 Graaff-Reinet/Somerset East  
Lady Grey 1861 Aliwal North  
Balfour 1862   see Greykerk
Greykerk 1862    
Alice (Victoria East) 1863 Albanie (Albany)  
Koeberg 1863   see Philadelphia
Philadelphia 1863 Durbanville  
Riebeek-Kasteel 1863 Swartland  
Tarkastad 1863 Cradock/Queenstown  
Victoria East 1863   see Alice
Willowmore 1864    
Uniondale 1866 George  
Beaconsfield 1872   see Dutoitspan
Dutoitspan (Beacons field) 1872 Before establishment of the congregation, people on the mines were ministered to by ministers of the Cape Colony and the OFS  
Kimberley 1872 Before the establishment of the congregation, miners were ministered to by ministers of the Cape Colony and the OFS  
Barkly East 1873 Lady Grey/Dordrecht  
Calitzdorp 1873 Oudtshoorn  
Philipstown 1873 Colesberg  
Noorder-Paarl 1875 Paarl  
Hofmeyr 1876 see Maraisburg--Hofmeyr  
Maraisburg-Hofmeyr 1876 Burgersdorp/Cradock  
Steynsburg 1876 Burgersdorp  
Steytlerville 1876 Uitenhage  
Britstown 1877 Richmond/Victoria West/Hopetown  
Troe-Troe 1877   see Vanrhynsdorp
Vanrhynsdorp (Troe Troe) 1877 Clanwilliam/Calvinia/Namaqualand  
Amandelboom 1878   see Williston
New Bethesda (Nieu--Bethesda) 1878 Graaff-Reinet  
Prieska 1878 Victoria West/Carnarvon  
Williston 1878 Carnarvon. Whites first ministered to by missionaries  
Drieankerbaai 1879   see Three Anchor Bay
Goudini (Rawsonville) 1879 Worcester  
Green Point(Groenpunt) 1879   see Three Anchor Bay
Moorreesburg 1879 Swartland  
Porterville 1879 Piquetberg  
Rawsonville 1879   see Goudini
Three Anchor Bay 1879 Cape Town  
Griquatown 1880 Fell outside the boundaries of existing congregations  
Barrydale 1881 Montagu/Swellendam  
Molteno 1881 Dordrecht(?)  
Petrusville 1882 Phillipstown  
Venterstad 1882 Colesberg/Burgersdorp  
Warrenton 1882 Dutoitspan  
Cathcart West 1883   see Reivilo
Klein Boetsap 1883   see Reivilo
Laingsburg 1883 Worcester/Sutherland/Prince Albert  
Reivilo 1883 Dutoitspan (?)  
Stellaland (Vryburg) 1883 Originated independently  
Vryburg (Stellaland) 1883 Originated independently see Stellaland
Kenhardt 1889 Carnarvon  
Adelaide 1890 Glen Lynden  
Elliot 1890 Dordrecht/Barkly East  
Jamestown 1891 Aliwal North/Dordrecht  
Nieuwe Kerk, Cape Town 1891   see Tamboers-kloof
Rondebosch 1891 Wynberg  
Sterkstroom 1891 Molteno  
Tamboerskloof 1891 Cape Town (De Nieuwe Kerk)  
Umtata 1891 Dordrecht  
Mafeking 1892 Vryburg  
Rhodes 1893   see Rossville
Rossville (Rhodes) 1893 Barkly East (Rossville is now part of Barkly East once more)  
Strydenburg 1893 Hopetown/Philipstown/Prieska/Britstown  
Upington 1893 Fell outside the boundaries of existing congregations  
Vosburg 1895 Carnarvon/Britstown/victoria West/Britstown  
Brandvlei 1897 Calvinia/Kenhardt/Williston  
Douglas 1897 Griekwastad/Dutoits-pan/Kimberley/Hopetown  
Nieuwoudtville 1897 Calvinia  
De Rust 1899 Outshoorn  
Loxton 1899 Beaufort West / Carnarvon / Victoria West  
Kalk Bay 1905 Simonstown/Kalk Bay (reunited with Simonstown in 1941)  
Kruisvallei reunited with Tulbagh 1935   see Tulbagh (1743)
Carnarvon 1880 Victoria West, Whites first ministered to by Rhenish missionaries (1850's)  
Schietfontein     see Carnarvon
Transgariep   Congregations in OFS and Natal  

 

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