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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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Thank you for attending Caribbean Family History Group meeting & Cuba info!

Thank you to those who attended our meeting on Saturday. We had an informative chat and information exchange about Rootstech and the talks that we had been able to watch so far. Do bear in mind, most talks are available for one year so just log in as normal and you will be able to …

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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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Barbados Ancestry – Success story for Caribbean Family History Group

Our members Barbados group have had great success in getting back another generation during our collaborative twice monthly family history sessions. By working together in an online group we have found we can easily exchange ideas and make suggestions which have assisted us in tracing our family history further back. We have also been instrumental …

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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! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________