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Afro-Caribbean Genealogy

It is always good to have as much background information as possible from different resources when researching your Caribbean ancestry. Learning more about the history of the islands is important in your research so you know where to look for records. I found this article recently on Legacy Tree Genealogist that gives an insight into …

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Membership of the Caribbean Family History Group

Your first attendance at a meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group is free, thereafter UK£5.00 per meeting so why not join us – our annual membership fee is UK£20.00 What is incuded in your membership: Free attendance at meetings and most talks Assistance with research where possible Sharing of tips. tricks, brainstorming brick walls …

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Helpful videos on research tips and DNA results

Ancestry have a number of videos available on their website for you to view free of charge. These range from getting the most out of your subscription to military records and genetic genealogy as well as tips on African American research. Click on this link to access. The Barefoot Genealogist is also offering a Youtube …

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Family Search Free webinars

Did you know Family Search offer a number of free webinars to family history researchers on different subjects ranging from how to navigate their site when researching, to tracing German and Nordic records? Some webinars are also offered in other languages. Take a look at their lists, you may find something of interest. They are …

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Thank you for attending our meeting

Thank you for attending the meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group on Saturday 26th June. We had interesting and informative talks and we learnt more about the Windrush arrivals here in the United Kingdom. It was an enjoyable and collaborative meeting. Thank you to Horace Barnes of Why Are West Indians (WAWI) and Dennis …

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Our next meeting is tomorrow!

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will take place tomorrow, Saturday 26th June at 14.00-16.300hrs (BST). It is not too late to join us. As this falls within ‘Windrush’ week in the UK, we decided we would use this as the basis for our meeting. The MV Empire Windrush was the first …

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Free access to immigration records on My Heritage

My Heritage are offering Free access to Immigration and travel records from 24 th – 28th June. Click here for more information. Find out where your ancestors travelled form and to, using this fascinating collection of records . ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Our meeting on Saturday

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will take place this Saturday 26th June at 14.00-16.300hrs (BST) As this falls within ‘Windrush’ week in the UK, we decided we would use this as the basis for our meeting. The MV Empire Windrush was the first ship that brought people from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago …

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Future meetings of the Caribbean Family History Group

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group is on Saturday 26th June at 14.00 hrs (BST) when we will be talking about shipping lists. Following that, our meeting dates are as follows: July – Saturday 31st July for which we have a speaker August – no meeting September – Saturday 25th September October …

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