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Solihull – Black History Month Exhibition & Open Day

Visit our Black History Month Exhibition on the upper floor of Solihull Library. We are exploring how to trace your ancestors from the slavery period, what records are available to use and the accessibility of these records. If you are looking for ancestors from the Caribbean and would like some assistance with your research , …

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Tracing your ancestors from the slavery period

Thank you to all those who attended our September meeting and a warm welcome to newcomers. We had a most informative and interesting meeting which gave us lots of information on tracing our ancestors from the period of slavery. This was the first of three meetings in which we will be discovering how to trace …

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Reminder – Our September meeting

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will be on Saturday 24th September at 1400hrs (BST) via Zoom and will be the first of our three meetings exploring how to find ancestors in the British Caribbean Slavery Period – whether enslaved or enslaver. The meeting will focus on key documents associated with this …

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Our September meeting

Our next meeting will be on Saturday 24th September at 1400hrs (BST) via Zoom and will be the first of our three meetings exploring how to find ancestors in the British Caribbean Slavery Period – whether enslaved or enslaver. The meeting will focus on key documents associated with this British Caribbean Slavery period: a) Introducing …

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Our meeting on Saturday

Thank you for attending our Zoom research meeting on Saturday 30th July. We welcomed those researching ancestors from a number of islands including US Virgin Islands, Cuba, St KItts & Nevis, Panama, Barbados, Antigua, Grenada and Jamaica. We had an interesting and informative discussion on different techniques to use when researching. I list some ‘takeaways’ …

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Membership of the Caribbean Family History Group

If you have attended your first meeting and would like to join us, our annual membership fee is £20. What is included in your membership: Free attendance at meetings and most talks currently in operation via Zoom Assistance with research where possible Sharing of tips. tricks, brainstorming brick walls etc with like minded people Add …

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Bring us your Caribbean family history queries today!

The Caribbean Family History Group are attending the Oxfordshire Family History Fair as a stall holder today, Saturday 02 October. The event is from 10am – 4.00pm. You will need to register to attend and attendance is FREE. Registration can be made at this link on the Family History Federation website. So if you are …

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Family Search

Family Search has completed its massive digitalisation project which has taken over 80 years and includes 2.4 million rolls of microfilm. Read more about the project here. You can search through Family Search records free of charge. It is easy to set up an account. Click here to start searching. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________