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Useful Addresses

The addresses below may be helpful in obtaining information for your research:

Ken Caithness. Harare, Zimbabwe
Can obtain certificates in Zimbabwe
Charge 20 pounds plus the courier fee of 2 pound, 3 pounds for the States.

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The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Munhumutapa Building
Samora Machel Avenue
or write to PO Box 4240,
Harare
Tel: +263 4 794681

 

The Director,
Central Statistical Office

Kaguvi Building
4th Street and Central Avenue, Harare
or write to
PO Box 8063, Causeway, Harare
Tel: +263 4 706681/8

The Director
Ministry Of Information

Linquenda House, Baker Avenue, Harare
or write to
PO Box 8232, Harare
Tel: +263 4 703891

 

The Director
Department of Immigration

Liquenda House
Baker Avenue
P Bag 7717
Causeway, Harare
Tel: +263 4 791913

National Archives of Zimbabwe Director National Archives
Private bag 7729
CAUSEWAY
HARARE
ZIMBABWE
Ph: (09263-4) 792741
Fax: (09263-4) 792398

National Archives
Bulawayo Records Centre,

Tredgold Building,
P.O. BOX 2358,
BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE.
The records of adoptions for the period 1929-1950 have been transferred to Harare, and those for the period 1951 to date are still with the Bulawayo Records Centre. You will have to go through the Department of Social Welfare in order to have information on the adoptions.

 

The Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages,
Dept. of Home Affairs,
P.O. BOX 857,
Drill hall,
Bulawayo,
ZIMBABWE.

The Executive Director
National Museums and Monuments

107 Rotten Row
or write to
PO Box 8540, Causeway, Harare
Tel: +263 4 707202

Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Makombe Building
Leopold Takawira St
P Bag 7734
Harare
Tel: 702295

They charge a search fee, plus a fee per certificate. The British High Commission can also obtain the Zimbabwe certificates for you, if you apply through the Pretoria office and pay a fee of the Rand equivalent of 72 pounds (could now be more). It will then be forwarded for processing.

The Moderator,
Anglican Church,
(MATABELELAND DIOCESE), P.O. BOX 2422,
BULAWAYO,
ZIMBABWE.
The St. Clare's Home for Unmarried Mothers and Babies was apparently run by the Anglican Church, but closed round about 1980.

Department of Social Welfare - Bulawayo
Tredgold District Office,
P.O. Box 1098,
BULAWAYO,
ZIMBABWE.

Anglican Church
Diocese of Harare

P.O. box 981
Harare
Tel: 702251/2

Department of Social Welfare - Harare
P O Box CY429
Harare
Tel: 703711

The Matron ,
St. Gabriel's Home,

49 Abercorn Street
P.O. Box 616,
BULAWAYO,
ZIMBABWE.
Tel: (09263-9) 60729 & 60720

British High Commission
7th Floor
Corner House
Samora Machel Ave
P O Box 4490
Harare

Tel: 772990
774700
Fax: 774617

United States Embassy
172 Herbert Chitepo Ave
Harare

Tel: 250593

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