This database consists of an index to multiple South African collections of slave records and records of free blacks. The following collections are included in this index.
- Free Blacks Census, 1807
- Monsterolle, 1705
- Slave Baptisms, 1660 - 1739
- Slave Death Notices, 1719 - 1789
- Slave Lodge Census, 1823
- Slave Manumissions, 1658 - 1834
- Slave Records, 1714 - 1835
- Slave Transfers, 1658 - 1768
- Slave Wills and Testaments, 1686 - 1793
The details provided for each person typically include name, record date, record place, collection, and source. Depending on the collection, additional details may be available as well.