Caribbean family records

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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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 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Free Downloads – National Archives

Have you found a link to a plantation in your family research? Did your relative hold a prominent role in council or was he a sailor? The National Archives at Kew holds many documents relating to plantations, government and shipping records in the Caribbean. They are currently offering free downloads of some documents. Will downloads …

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