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Future meetings of the Caribbean Family History Group

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group is on Saturday 26th June at 14.00 hrs (BST) when we will be talking about shipping lists. Following that, our meeting dates are as follows: July – Saturday 31st July for which we have a speaker August – no meeting September – Saturday 25th September October …

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Next meeting of Caribbean Family History Group

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will take place on Saturday 26th June at 14.00 hrs – 16.30 hrs (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 …

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Elders wanted for Windrush Drama Performance Project

A new performance project is being created and Windrush Elders and their kin are required for an online Human Library Performance Project that explores Windrush stories. Elders, their families and others who connect and relate to the Windrush are required to be part of this creative project. The 8 sessions will be conducted through a …

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Membership of 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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Windrush Generation

An interesting website for anyone connected to the Windrush generation. In conjunction with the Barbados Museum and Historical Society and University of West Indies, a Virtual Museum of Caribbean Migration has been set up click here for the home page and then go to ‘Exhibition Panels’. The Virtual Museum combines digital exhibits with audience participation …

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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 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________