Family background

My forefathers originated from the City of Baghdad in IRAQ from the lineage of Shaik Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A). Later generations then emigrated to India.



  • 1920

    My grandfather, Al-Haj Hishamuddin Ghulam-Mohuidin Bagdadi emigrated to South Africa, where he settled down in Kimberley with his uncle, Yusuf Ebrahim Bagdadi and carried on business under the name of YUSUF EBRAHIM STORES.



  • 1950

    My father, uncle and grandmother emigrated to South Africa. Since then, the BAGDADI Family made South Africa their home. After many years.




  • 1965

    My grandfather and family relocated to Cape Town, where they have lived since.