Jamaica

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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Free access to My Heritage

To celebrate St Valentine’s Day, My Heritage are giving free access to marriage records from 10th-16th February! Click on the link for further information; My Heritage . You will need to be fast, limited time only! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Free Downloads – National Archives

Have you found a link to a plantation in your family research? Did your relative hold a prominent role in council or was he a sailor? The National Archives at Kew holds many documents relating to plantations, government and shipping records in the Caribbean. They are currently offering free downloads of some documents. Will downloads …

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