Jamaica

Are you researching ancestors from Jamaica?

Who Do You Think you are magazine has a comprehensive article on tracing your Jamaican ancestry. Sharon Hintze has given hints on how to find records on www.familysearch.org and at www.Jamaicanfamilysearch.com. To access the article click here. The Caribbean Family History Group has some researchers with extensive experience of Jamaica so if you have come …

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Family Search Free webinars

Did you know Family Search offer a number of free webinars to family history researchers on different subjects ranging from how to navigate their site when researching, to tracing German and Nordic records? Some webinars are also offered in other languages. Take a look at their lists, you may find something of interest. They are …

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Thank you for attending our meeting

Thank you for attending the meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group on Saturday 26th June. We had interesting and informative talks and we learnt more about the Windrush arrivals here in the United Kingdom. It was an enjoyable and collaborative meeting. Thank you to Horace Barnes of Why Are West Indians (WAWI) and Dennis …

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Our next meeting is tomorrow!

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will take place tomorrow, Saturday 26th June at 14.00-16.300hrs (BST). It is not too late to join us. As this falls within ‘Windrush’ week in the UK, we decided we would use this as the basis for our meeting. The MV Empire Windrush was the first …

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Free access to immigration records on My Heritage

My Heritage are offering Free access to Immigration and travel records from 24 th – 28th June. Click here for more information. Find out where your ancestors travelled form and to, using this fascinating collection of records . ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Our meeting on Saturday

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will take place this Saturday 26th June at 14.00-16.300hrs (BST) As this falls within ‘Windrush’ week in the UK, we decided we would use this as the basis for our meeting. The MV Empire Windrush was the first ship that brought people from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago …

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