Jamaica

Access to Free records on My Heritage

My Heritage are celebrating Spring by giving free access to birth records for a week from 18th to 24th April 2021. Read more about the offer here . My Heritage hold 115 collections of birth records which are an invaluable source of information for family historians. You can access birth records directly here _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Really Useful Family History Show on 10th April 2021

We will again be in attendance at the Really Useful Family History Show to help you with your Caribbean family history queries. Sharon Tomblin will be speaking about Tracing your Female Caribbean Ancestors. The show is a virtual show with numerous speakers and private booths for your to speak to family history groups. Please see …

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Tips When Researching

How are you documenting your research? Have you considered setting up a checklist so you don’t go back over the same information? Listed below are the main documents/records you will be looking for : Birth records/certificate Baptism records Marriage records/certificate Death record/certificate Cemetery /burial records Census records Passenger lists Land tax records Military records Court …

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Do you know what your family did in the Caribbean?

We have recently been given permission to display these beautiful photographs of a Caribbean Family History Group member’s family in Jamaica. Dressed for a wonderful occasion, we don’t know where they are going or indeed what they do for a living. The UK National Archives has a vast array of Caribbean documents for family history …

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Newspapers of the Caribbean added to British Newspaper Archives

The British Newspaper Archives has recently added some Caribbean Newspapers to its online collection. The Morning Journal, Jamaica, St Christopher Advertiser, St Kitts Daily Express, The Sun Antigua and Barbados Agricultural reporter have recently been added to their collection If you already have a subscription, why not take a look. If not you will need …

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