Caribbean family history research

Solihull – Black History Month Exhibition & Open Day

Visit our Black History Month Exhibition on the upper floor of Solihull Library. We are exploring how to trace your ancestors from the slavery period, what records are available to use and the accessibility of these records. If you are looking for ancestors from the Caribbean and would like some assistance with your research , …

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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 . _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tracing your Windrush Ancestors – 22nd June – Coventry

Are you interested in tracing someone who arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush in 1948? A course will be held at the Coventry Archives, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum on 22nd June. The course will be led by genealogist Paul Wilkins who is experienced in tracing Caribbean ancestry. More information can be found here. There …

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Membership of the Caribbean Family History Group

If you have attended your first meeting and would like to join us, our annual membership fee is £20. What is included in your membership: Free attendance at meetings and most talks currently in operation via Zoom Assistance with research where possible Sharing of tips. tricks, brainstorming brick walls etc with like minded people Add …

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