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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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One Man’s journey tracing 6000 African Caribbean Ancestors

The Society of Genealogists are offering a talk by Adrian Stone, a Caribbean Genealogist. Adrian describes his journey from Bristol to London, then on to Jamaica, Scotland and America, and ultimately to an African woman named Ebo Venus. Ebo came to Kellits slave plantation in Jamaica in the 1790’s from Nigeria. There is a charge …

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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. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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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Do you have connections to Scotland & the Caribbean

Slaves & Highlanders , A wonderful website that will give you a vast amount of information about Scots who travelled to the Caribbean. This includes Doctors and Ministers as well as planters and they hailed from all parts of Scotland. There is also mention of Dutch and English Caribbean settlers. Click here for more information. …

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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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