Meetings

Reminder – Our September meeting

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will be on Saturday 24th September at 1400hrs (BST) via Zoom and will be the first of our three meetings exploring how to find ancestors in the British Caribbean Slavery Period – whether enslaved or enslaver. The meeting will focus on key documents associated with this …

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October Exhibition at Solihull Library

The Caribbean Family History Group are arranging an exhibition at our local library in Solihull to coincide with Black History Month. The subject is ‘Tracing your Ancestors – enslaved and enslavers, during the Period of British Slavery 1807 – 1850’s’ The exhibition will complement our autumn meetings in September, October and November which will encompass …

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Our September meeting

Our next meeting will be on Saturday 24th September at 1400hrs (BST) via Zoom and will be the first of our three meetings exploring how to find ancestors in the British Caribbean Slavery Period – whether enslaved or enslaver. The meeting will focus on key documents associated with this British Caribbean Slavery period: a) Introducing …

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Our meeting on Saturday

Thank you for attending our Zoom research meeting on Saturday 30th July. We welcomed those researching ancestors from a number of islands including US Virgin Islands, Cuba, St KItts & Nevis, Panama, Barbados, Antigua, Grenada and Jamaica. We had an interesting and informative discussion on different techniques to use when researching. I list some ‘takeaways’ …

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Diary date for 2023

Dates for Rootstech 2023 have been confirmed 02 – 04 March 2023. Next year’s event will be virtual and in person. Operated by Family Search, the virtual experience will remain free and open to everyone worldwide. More information here . _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________