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Thank you for attending our July meeting

Thank you to all those who attended our July meeting and a very warm welcome to the first time attendees. Dennis gave a short, interesting presentation on indentureship, followed by one of our members , Sue Bower who gave an informative and inspirational talk on her family history journey. Sue’s presentation discussed why she started …

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Our next meeting is tomorrow

Please email to register for the meeting. First time attendees are free of charge, thereafter UK£5.00 per meeting or UK£20.00 annual membership. Fees can be paid at the Parish Chest. We hope to see you tomorrow Saturday 31st July at 14.00hrs (BST) via Zoom. If you have any queries at all, please email us. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Afro-Caribbean Genealogy

It is always good to have as much background information as possible from different resources when researching your Caribbean ancestry. Learning more about the history of the islands is important in your research so you know where to look for records. I found this article recently on Legacy Tree Genealogist that gives an insight into …

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Caribbean Family History Group next meeting

Please email to register for the meeting. First time attendees are free of charge, thereafter UK£5.00 per meeting or UK£20.00 annual membership. Fees can be paid at the Parish Chest. We hope to see you on Saturday 31st July at 14.00hrs (BST) via Zoom. If you have any queries at all, please email us. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have connections to Scotland & the Caribbean

Slaves & Highlanders , A wonderful website that will give you a vast amount of information about Scots who travelled to the Caribbean. This includes Doctors and Ministers as well as planters and they hailed from all parts of Scotland. There is also mention of Dutch and English Caribbean settlers. Click here for more information. …

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Rootstech Connect is back next year!

If you enjoyed Rootstech Connect earlier this year, you will be pleased to hear that the show is returning in 2022. So make a note in your diary – 3 -5 March 2022. Building on this year’s success , Rootstech will remain completely virtual and FREE. Registration will open in September 2021. Hosted by Family …

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Membership of the 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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Helpful videos on research tips and DNA results

Ancestry have a number of videos available on their website for you to view free of charge. These range from getting the most out of your subscription to military records and genetic genealogy as well as tips on African American research. Click on this link to access. The Barefoot Genealogist is also offering a Youtube …

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