Grenada

Come and meet us on Saturday at the Really Useful Family History Show

You will be able to talk to us in a booth anytime between 10.00am and 4.00pm at the Really Useful Family History Show. Many Family History Groups will be present as well as numerous speakers at this virtual event organised by the Federation of Family History. Tickets are £7 per person and can be obtained …

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Meeting on Saturday 26th September

Please join us at our zoom meeting on Saturday 26th September at 14.00BST. Our topics this month will include: Update on talking with elders Helping a researcher with a brick wall An intriguing talk ‘Mix Up, Secretive Caribbean Families’ Please email us to register your attendance. Your first meeting is FREE, thereafter £5 per meeting. …

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Read the extraordinary story of how, over 2500 prisoners of war were brought to Hampshire from the Caribbean in 1796

Soldiers from the When Britain and Revolutionary France went to war in 1793, their Caribbean colonies were also caught up in the conflict. Many people from Caribbean islands such as St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada fought in French military units against the British. In 1796 over 2,000 free French black soldiers were captured and …

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