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Tracing Ancestors back to period of Slavery – Synopsis of October Talk by Steve Porter

In October, as part of our research sessions on tracing your ancestors back to the period of slavery, one of our senior researchers, Steve Porter gave a detailed talk on tracing back to this period in time. This is the first part of his talk which gives detailed information including documents, on how he traced …

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Open Day – Solihull Library – 29th October 2022

To aid you joining us at our Open Day in person, or online, here are further details .  Location – First Floor, Core Library, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 SRG and Onlne (via Zoom) Date and times – Saturday 29th October 2022, 10am – 4pm Areas or Zones of activity –  Welcome and Information Table – …

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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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Do you need Jamaican Birth, Marriage and Death certificates urgently?

Do you need a Jamaican Birth, Marriage or Death Certificate Urgently? A team from the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) of Jamaica will be hosting a Two Day Special Service at The Jamaican High Commission 1-2 Prince Consort Road London SW7 2BZ On Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th October 2022 from 9:30a.m. -2:00 p.m. The team …

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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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