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I am searching for my adopted brother Ernest Van Wyk (birth name) he was adopted in 1967. As my parents are now deceased, and we grew up in a Orpanage. The birth parents were Morna Van Wyk and John Henry Van Wyk.
1967 or 1968 Looking for my niece who was born at Mangula mine hospital Rhodesia in 1967 or 1968. Mother name Ann Chomse. Would love to meet you.
7th January 1967
 Miss MATHEWS gave birth to a baby girl at the Sandford Hospital in Port Elizabeth, then named her Moira Thomas Mathews. Moira now a beautiful lady wishes to trace her biological mother.
8th January 1967
Desiree (nee Wellman) is seeking her biological son, born on the 8th of January 1967 at the South Rand Hospital in The Hill, Johannesburg. His name at birth was Mark Craig Wellman
10th January 1967 Tuesday
New info19/7/2002
Found 2004
Aletta Catharina Sinclair [nooiensvan] het op 10 januarie 1967 geboorte geskenk aan n seuntjie genaamd Johan Sinclair.my grootste begeerte is om jou te ontmoet en net lekker gesels.ek hoop u sal kontak maak,dit sal baie vir my beteken.  
New Info 19/7/2002: Baie dankie vir jou moeite sover ek wardeer dit baie. Ek het meer inligting gekry omtent my biologiese moeder. Sy was 20 en my biologiese vader was 21 tydens my geboorte.altwee was ook afrikaans.my pa was een van sewe kinders en hy was tweede jonste.my ma was die eenigste kind gewees uit haar ouers se huwelik. Haar moeder is oorlede toe sy 11. Toe ek gebore was het sy gewerk by die pos kantoor as klerk en my pa was n swaar~vragmotor bestuurder. Hy was skraal kort ligbruin hare donker oe. My pa se vader was n boer  en moeder was n huisvrou.
Ek weet ook dat my biologiese pa en ma vir mekaar omgegee het nadat die swangerskap bekend geraak het en hy haar finansieel en emosioneel ondersteun het.
23rd January 1967 Monday Annamarie Schutte a female adoptee is seeking her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER (name unknown) Annamarie was born in Johannesburg and adopted through Nasereth House Johannesburg. She may not use any Penecilian medication.
11th February 1967 Saturday Angelique de Bruin, born in Pretoria on 11 February 1967, blonde hair, blue eyes, looking for her biological parents. 
13th February 1967 Monday
New Info 29/01/2014
FOUND July 2014
Michelle Gunter (birth name) baby girl born in Durban, searching for my birth mother Elsie Catherina Gunter (maiden name). She was 16 when I was born in 1967. The Adoption Agency was the NG Kerk. Also searching for my siblings. Please contact me.
New Info: Elsie the biological mother was born on 9th March 1951 and belomged to the N. G. Church. She signed the consent to the adoption on 21 February 1967 in Durban.
13th February 1967 Monday
Lara is searching for her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. She was single and 25 years of age at the time.
25th September 2000: We have been advised by Lara that Contact has been established.
26th February 1967 Sunday A baby girl born in Pretoria and named Lu-Anne Lamport  at birth,wishes to trace her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. No further details are available at this stage.
3rd March 1967
I Genevieve Gillam (birth name) found my biological mother Susan Gillam in about 1981 in Johannesburg. I lost contact with my mom shortly after that and have moved to Germany and now Japan since then. I would love to contact her again. She was living in Bez Valley when I first met her, but she moved and I think she may have lived in London for a while. I have a biological sister who was studying in Cape Town at the time, her name is also Samantha. I would love to make contact with Susan again!!
11th March 1967 Saturday
31/08/2005 New Info
Hendro Theart a male adoptee born in Cape Town is seeking his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER, who it is believed was a Miss. NEL
31/08/2005: It has been established that Hendro was registered as Nico Nel by his biological mother Maria Petronella Nel.
29th March 1967 Wednesday You were born at the Pretoria general Hospital, registered as Bernadette Tricker. Your  adoption  was arranged through the Catholic Womens League. I did not know until it was to late that your grandparents had given you up for adoption. Your father and I have both been looking for you since your birth. Only know you where placed in a wealth family. Please come home.
29th March 1967
Ek is op 29 Maart 1967 gebore as Sandra van der Merwe in Queen Victoria hospitaal in Johannesburg ( nie doodseker van hospitaal nie) Ek wil baie graag kontak maak met my biologiese moeder Susanna Van der Merwe. Sy was by die Uitkomste Tehuis. My aanneming is deur die CMR gedoen vermoedelik aan die Wesrand
31st March 1967 Friday Looking for Adopted son Norman Bull born 31st March 1967 in Lusaka I have seen his advert looking for me Shirley Ann Bull and I'm desperate to contact him.  Contact Adoption Reunions South Africa.
1st April 1967
I am female born on the 1st April 1967 somewhere in Cape Town. Looking for my biological mother who left me with the Jansen family in Manenberg Cape Town
9th April 1967
Tracy Collingridge is trying to locate her brother, who was born in Salisburg at the Lady Chancelor
12th April 1967 Wednesday A gentleman namely Cor Bezuidenhout born in Wynberg and probably born as a baby Hattingh, wishes to trace his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER., Who was a kindergarten teacher at the time. She had Red curly hair, Medium build, and was athletic.
16th April 1967 Sunday. 
22/08/2001 new info
01/09/2002 Found
Baby Belinda Nora McKay (birth name) who was born in Wynberg Cape Town, wishes to trace her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER
22/08/2001 New Info: Belinda has established her biological mother's name. ( Full names  on our computer) She was unmarried, English speaking, attended the Methodist church at the time of  Belinda's birth
01/09/2002: I year ago I started my search for my biological mother. I am please to
announce that, my biological mother has been found. I have made contact with her and she is an absolutely wonderful person. We contact each other everyday and meet on weekends. I amazes me how much I look like her and how much we have in common. .
19th April 1967 Wednesday
22/04/2003 New Info
21/11/2003 FOUND
I was registered as Gerda Roets by my biological mother. I Am now 35 years old and searching for my biological mother. I have two children and really need medical information about my biological family.
22/04/2003: Gerda has established that her name was Gerda Maree Roets. Her biological mother's maiden name was Naomi Roets. She was unmarried, Afrikaans-speaking, belonged to the NG Church. The whole adoption was done by the C.M.R. in Port Elizabeth.
21/11/2003: She married another man and had 4 children (my half- brothers and sister). Unfortunately, she was killed in a car accident in 1977. (I was 10 then)
27th April 1967
I am searching for my biological father Jan De Klerk I was born 27/04/1967 in die ou moedersbond in Pretoria my mothers name is Gertrude Francis Gray-Brownie they resided in Kempton Park my father was from Pretoria or Britz all I have is a very old photograph of him.
5th May 1967
I was born Johan Kapp (birth name) in Bloemfontein 5th May 1967. Like to find my biological parents. My biological Mom's maiden surname was Kapp from Bloemfontein. More important medical history is required. Please contact Adoption Reunions South Africa.
8th May 1967
31/08/2011 New info
20/06/2013 FOUND
I would dearly like to contact my daughter who was born in Cape Town early April in 1967. Her birth name was Carol Trevelyan.
31/08/2011: Her adoptive parents named her Liesel.
20/06/2013: I am pleased to say that I am now in contact with my daughter, Thank you so much for keeping the website going.
12th May 1967
I am looking for any information on the whereabouts of my birth mother Sandra Lynn Stammers formerly of Port Elizabeth. Born in August 1949 who gave birth to me on the 12 May 1967 and put me up for closed adoption. She called me Cindy Lynn. It would be great to have a picture of her and to let her know that I turned out just fine.
13th May 1967
FOUND 14/4/2015
Searching for my biological mother Gwendolyn Castle (maiden name) I was named Peter Gordon Castle (birth name) I was born in Greytown. Will love to meet my biological mother.
New Info 09/04/2015:
A lady GWENDOLINE CHARLOTTE BEZUIDENHOUDT 451125 CASTLE who we believe is the biological mother was spoken to by Adoption Reunions and the adopted son, But she said she did not have a child adopted.
Found 14/04/215: The biological mother has passed away but connection was made with the brothers.
16th May 1967 Tuesday
Found 14/10/2002
Would like information leading to the whereabouts of my biological mother, Elaine Harvey or my biological father. Am a mother myself now of two beautiful children and would like to know where we come from exactly!
19th May 1967 Friday Was jy negentien jaar oud, 'n baba gehad op hierdie dag. Was jy 'n boekhouer, Afrikaans, N.G.Kerk. Het U Swart Hare, groen Ųe, is jy 5vt 7dm lank,vriendelik, netjes, lief vir naaldwerk en kosmaak. Was jy die middelste kind van 3 kinders (n suster English broer) was jou naam FRANCINA ELIZABETH PRETORIUS. Indien Ja, skakel ons dadelik. Jou aangenome dogter Erica Pretorius soek na jou.
31st May 1967
HI I'm looking for Ena Ruby Brighton Haining my birth mother details included above. I was born in Lady Rothwell Bulawayo on 31st May 1967. I wish to meet my biological mother Ena.
5th June 1967 Monday Herman van Niekerk (birthname) born in Pretoria, is looking for his biological parents. Any info will be appreciated
14th June 1967 Wednesday
28/06/2005: FOUND
Biological Mom Elizabeth Anne Falconer is searching for her ADOPTED SON who was born at the Bulawayo General Hospital in Bulawayo Rhodesia, on Wednesday 14th June 1967.
18th June 1967 Sunday Duncan Frost from Zimbabwe is trying to locate his SISTER, who was born at the Lady Chancellor Hospital in Salisbury. Her biological mother is Boni Frost nee Duncan.
25th June 1967
I wish to find my biological parents. I want to know if they are still alive, what they look like and the reasons for my adoption. I was a baby girl born on 25th June 1967 in Johannesburg. I will love to make contact with them.
8th August 1967
I Tracy Lee Lowman? Louwman? (birth name) would love to be in contact with birth parent/s or any brothers and sisters. I was born in Pinelands.
9th August 1967
Born as Chantal Hopkins looking for my biological mother Molly Hopkins (maiden Name) from Zimbabwe. Born on 9th August 1967 in East London. If I have any other siblings I would like to make contact with them.
10th August 1967 Thursday Brenda Barnard (birth name) would love to meet my biological parents Margaret Elizabeth and Johannes Hendrik Barnard.  They were married on 9th May 1961 but separated on 30th November 1966. Please help me find them!
13th August 1967
Ek Christina soek na my aangenome dogter Johanna Carstens (geboorte naam). Kan nie Hospitaal onthou maar vroeg oggend gebore en Johanna is dadelik oorgeplaas na Lady Buxton Huis en kan ongelukkig nie datum onthou van afteken by Wynberg Magistraats Kantoor.
I Christina is searching for my adopted daughter Johanna Carstens (Birth name)
20th August 1967 Sunday
03/03/2002 New Info
2005 Trudie found BM
22/01/2011 SISTER FOUND
Ek wil graag kontak maak met my eerste ouers. My geboorte naam was Annetjie Groenwald en gebore te Kaapstad.  "How can I know where I'm going, if I do not know where I come from".
03/03/2003: Daar is vasgestel dat my biologiese moeder Anna Aletta Groenewald is.
29th August 1967 Tuesday
New Info 29/9/2010
Stephen Best looking for his biological sister born 29 July\August 1967 or 1968 in Cape Town. She was named Nicolene or Nicolette at birth. Her biological mother is Viola Ada Swanepoel.New parents could be a Doctor and Matron, or close friends of Viola & Ronald.
New Info 29/9/2010: my mothers maiden name "Swanepoel"
and the name of my sister at birth was apparently Nicolene or Nicolette:
Your adoption was arranged through the Catholic Womens league......It was to late that your grandparents had given you up for adoption....
29th August 1967 Tuesday
Looking for my biological mother Patrcia Taylor, from Ndola Zambia. She gave me up for adoption shortly after my birth on 29th August 1967. My adoptive parents were from Ndola.
29th August 1967 Tuesday
I would like to find my birth parents for medical reasons and to say Thank You. I was born in Bulawayo on 29th August 1967. I would love to meet you. My birth surname was Bell.
9th September 1967 Tuesday A young man namely Andrew Bird,  was born in Salisbury, he was adopted soon after birth, Andrew now wants to find his biological mother KATHLEEN JEAN MEDHURST nee RUSSELL.
14th September 1967
Adopted lady (birth name) Beanka OíReilly (born on 13/06/1966 in Cape Town) and my adopted brother Sven OíReilly (born on 12/08/1970 in Cape Town) are searching for our other adopted brother whose birth name was Kenneth O'Reilly born in Grootte Schuur South Africa. He was born on 14th September 1967. Our biological mother is Maureen, Dawn O'Reilly (maiden name Smith). Kenneth was adopted by an English family who lived in George until 1985.
14th September 1967
Searching for biological mother, I was born on 14 September 1967 at Lady Rodwell Maternity Hospital, Bulawayo, (Rhodesia) Zimbabwe. I am a married mother of one.
22nd September 1967
New Info 18/03/2014
Ek Patric John Smith (Geboorte naam) gebore by Ou Moedersbond Pretoria ,soek my Biologiese Moeder my Vader en broers en susters. Het nie veel details, Is we'll as n baba van 'n paar dae aangeneem, wat toe woonagtig te Brakpan was. Beide aanneem ouers al oorlede Verkorte geboorte sertifikaat eers gedateer 20-06-1968.
New Info 18/03/2014: Biologiese moeder se nooiens naam Gert Smith, sy het by 41 Hospitaal Straat Pretoria gewoon. Sy was by die N.G.Kerk in Suid-Afrikaanse Burger. Sy het geskryf: "Ek is nie beinvloed in verband met die aaneming van die kind nie en geen vergoeding is nog direk nog indirek in verband met die aanneming gegee, ontvang of belowe nie".
5th October 1967 Thursday
15/05/2002 New info
I was born on the 5th October 1967 at the Marymount hospital in Johannesburg and am looking for any details on my biological parents. My name is Samantha Thompson (nee Ziehl)
15/05/2002 New info:  I apparently spent almost 18 months at Cotlands as NORAH did not want to sign the consent papers. She was an unmarried Roman Catholic and 18 years old at the time.
7th October 1967
Dit sal vir my n eer wees om my biologiese ma Johanna Catharina Henning te ontmoet watookal die omstandighede is of was, Sy word op die 16de September 2012 62 jaar oud. In 1971 was sy in die NG Kerk gemeente Potchefstroom en woonagtig in 4 - 1ste laan N.A.F KAMP,(EK WIL JOU ONTMOET)
8th October 1967
I Sandra Tanya Wilmot (birth name) am looking for my biological father. I was born in Germiston. My biological mother Virginia Wilmot was a hairdresser in Germiston and I don't know much about my biological father except that he was a opera singer PACT. That is all I know and would like to find him.
9th October 1967 Monday Graeme Read - Born 9th October 1967 in Salisbury / Harare, Zimbabwe. Adopted 1 month later. Now seeking either info or contact with biological parents as I now have a son and his full family and medical history is important.
14th October 1967 Wednesday Another adoptive mother is assisting her adopted son, born as Gustaff Olivier probably in Johannesburg to find his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. No further details are available at this time.
20th October 1967 Friday Rhona or Rhoda Proudfoot (birth name) a female adoptee, born in Bloemfontein, is trying to find her biological mother, RHONA OR RHODA PROUDFOOT. (maiden name)  She had 2 sons aged about nine and eleven years old at the time of adoption.
23rd October 1967
A Birth Mother seeking Adoptee born 23 October 1967 in Addington Hospital, Durban. Adoption Officer, Mrs, Marais from CMR, Durban. Baby named Mario Elliott on first Birth Certificate.
Mother's name: Sonia Elliott.
30th October 1967
Ek Peggy Petzer is gebore op 30 Oktober 1967 soek na my biologiese Vader Franscois. Sal baie graag ook my halfsussie, Charmaine wil ontmoet, haar nooiensvan was Olivier. Sy is werksaam te SAB.
5th November 1967 Saturday Marietjie Cronje (birth name) is a female adoptee who is trying to trace her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. Marietjie was born in Montague. No further details are available at this time.
28th November 1967 Tuesday Hi. My name is Sheena I am looking for my son who I named Rob. He was born in Pretoria . If you are out there please contact me.
29th November 1967 Wednesday My name is Louis Andrew. I think I was born in East London on the 29 November 1967. I do not have any more details. My life will not be complete until I find my birth mother.
30th November 1967
I Melony Riddley (birth name) am in desperately searching for my biological mother maiden name Riddley.
5th December 1967 Tuesday.
16/03/2004 New Info
04/04/2004 New Info
Wouter Johan Oberholster (geboorte naam) wil graag sy biologiese ouers (en broers en susters) probeer vind na 35 jaar. Biological mother was unmarried, 1st year student College (Stellenbosch?), her father was a bank manager, all details very scetchy.
16/03/2004: My biological fathers parents were thought to have been farmers from the Klawer / Upington area;
I was born in the Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Pinelands, Cape Town ; My biological motherís parents initially decided to keep me, but later decided against it and the adoption went through.  
04/04/2004: My biological motherís name was Elsie, i.e.
Elsie Oberholster.
12th December 1967 Tuesday. Tracy-Lyn writes - My father, Hendrik van Staden, would love to see his son again, IAN WAYNE VAN STADEN, he last saw his son in Rhodesia, biological mother moved to S.A. with son when he was a child.
24th December 1967
I'm alone. My adoptive family disowned me, I'm starting to give up on life. Please Help? All I know I was adopted in Durban. I was born on 24 December 1967. My biological mother (maiden name) Morgan, wanted me to bear the name Paul Morgan. I'm longing to meet my Biological Mother and Family. Please contact me.
29th December 1967 Friday A baby girl named Jaqueline Angelique Gloy at birth and born in Delmas, who was adopted through the CMR is now searching for  her biological father ANDY or ANDREW LACEI or LACAY. Her mother M.M. Gloy has since passed away, but was not married to Jaqueline's biological father.