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  1. Dobson's in the west Indies

    I am researching Richard and Sarah Dobson and their decendents who where born in Saint Vincent,West Indies.I have only been able to find one birth record for James Henry Dobson born in 1861 parents living in Montrose.My great grandfather was George A Dobson b. 1852 Saint Vincent West Indies.On all...

    Started by Sandy461‎, 17-01-2011 3:26 PM
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  2. Miller, Jamaica -St Ann Bay or Kingston

    My GrandDad Joseph Alexander Miller born 31 August 1854 was a "Ship's Cook" who arrived in Australia circa 1879. His Dad (Joseph Miller) was a Mariner and married a Margaret Turner in St Ann Bay Jamaica circa 1850. Can't find any reference to either Joseph or son J. A. Miller in arrivals by...

    Started by rellim‎, 03-02-2008 5:52 AM
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  3. Born Kingston, Jamaica

    Hi I am looking for some help. The 1861 British Census indicates that Charles Cerrino b 1811 (Charles Cervino in the census) was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He was a sailor (the 1841 census says he was born in a foreign country). He arrived in England at some point and married Ann. I am looking for...

    Started by Fiona67‎, 08-02-2010 10:07 AM
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  4. st kitts and nevis

    hi i'm trying to trace a daniel rees born 1839 in st kitts and nevis,his parents were daniel,born in 1809 in cardiff and mary ann,born 1819 in sheffield,daniel snr was a surgeryman in greenwich but i don't know how or why daniel was born in the west indies. thank you for any help. glynis|help|

    Started by glynisaddy‎, 13-11-2009 4:16 PM
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    14-11-2009, 4:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Amazing book!!

    I found these two books at the Internet Archives and am not too sure if I should post this in the USA, West Indies, or useful Books forums, the first one will be handy for anyone with roots in Barbados, but the second one is really something!! the title will give you some idea, well worth a look,...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 13-11-2009 1:14 AM
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    13-11-2009, 4:31 AM Go to last post
  6. Born in West Indies,British Subject

    Hello all, I'm researching an Ellen Hills born 1838 in the West Indies, her parents were John Hills( Hill on some census records) and his wife Elizabeth,maiden name Stringer. On all English census records from 1851 onwards Ellen is recorded as born in West Indies,British subject. There is...

    Started by lindarhead‎, 03-11-2009 8:20 PM
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  7. Downers- From British Guiana to Trinidad

    Can anyone assist with any information regarding a William Downer, listed as a Surveyor, around 1835 in British Guiana? I am particularly looking for his parents and/or his grand parents.. Thanks

    Started by steven downer‎, 24-12-2008 3:07 AM
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    31-08-2009, 9:35 AM Go to last post
  8. Pinnocks in Jamaica

    I am looking into my family in Jamaica. I can get no further back than my Grandfather Thomas Rickett Pinnock born in Jamaica in 1861 (he died in London in 1922). The Pinnock family originally came from the Isle of Wight. I would like to know his parents' names and any other information about...

    Started by Joy Handley‎, 15-05-2009 3:56 PM
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    22-05-2009, 4:09 PM Go to last post
  9. Mcphersons of St Thomas

    Hi there, My daughter's friend has asked me to try and do her family tree for her. Im starting off with her mother's side as her father is dead and we don't have much info on his side- the Salmon's. Her mother is a Mcpherson from St Thomas. We can go back a few generations at the moment and I...

    Started by niglor‎, 21-05-2009 8:17 AM
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    21-05-2009, 6:15 PM Go to last post
  10. Plantation owners in Jamacia

    Looking through the Slave Registers on Ancestry I noticed that the owner of a few places had the same name as I was researching, does anyone know how I can find out if he is the same person, by the way his wife had the right name as well and was also an owner. Norma|help|

    Started by Norma Hudson‎, 29-12-2008 7:12 PM
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    09-02-2009, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  11. Dooleys in Jamaica

    Hi all Looking for information on Alan Clifton Dooley born 2 November 1927 in Jamaica. His father was Hubert who emigrated from Ireland aged 6 with his brother John and Father John. Alan moved to England 1956 ish. He has brothers Segismund, Jonny, Sunny, Oscar to name a few. I would...

    Started by epiphany1914‎, 06-01-2009 9:27 PM
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    08-02-2009, 7:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Smile Kohler, Jamaica

    I'm seeking information on the name of KOHLER in Jamaica. My man, whose name appears to have been Howard though may have been Henry or similar (yeah, I know, I'm a great help!), was born in Canada, the son of Stanley Kohler. Stanley himself was born in England. Howard (as he probably was!)...

    Started by Spangle‎, 21-12-2008 1:46 AM
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    22-12-2008, 12:14 AM Go to last post
  13. Smile Lewis Meyer

    I am trying to trace Alfred Lewis and Kate Meyer, they had a daughter born in the west Indies he was from the UK not sure what business he was doing in the west Indies , their daughter name was Louisa Catherine Lewis born on the 24th September 1823,she got married in Mexico later on. any...

    Started by ardburton‎, 11-02-2008 4:30 PM
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  14. Land Grants in Trinidad ca 1810

    Would anyone know a resource for land grants in Trinidad Tobago for the period between 1800 - 1827? Alternately, I am looking for any reference to a Christian Swansburg (various spellings) that would have come to Trinidad in the early 19th century. This individual settled in Nova Scotia following...

    Started by Inez Reed‎, 26-10-2008 3:12 AM
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  15. Filipe Martin VILLAMIL

    Found in the 1871 census in London, UK. Gives his birth place as Kingston, Jamaica. Born c1815. Would love, if possible, to know the names of his parents or be able to view a baptism record for myself. Any ideas how I go about finding this information (short of travelling to Jamaica myself of...

    Started by Tezz‎, 19-10-2008 11:53 PM
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  16. surname interest frederick palmer from jamacia/liverpool

    Hello 'm new to this group but am hoping it might provide some information about my great great grandfather, Frederick Palmer Most of the information I have is family folklore, which needs to be treated with some scepticism. Family folklore has it that he was a physician/surgeon and that he...

    Started by fizzernz‎, 29-07-2008 8:14 PM
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    03-08-2008, 3:19 PM Go to last post
  17. Red face DEPORTED TO JAMAICA 1923 - Alfred Mcpherson

    Hello everyone..... I am here to plead.....Can anyone help me please......|bowdown| I have been trying to find out any information on my fathers uncle Alfred Mcpherson who married Emma Jane Goodwin. in 1918 His age was shown as 41. Emma passed away in 1923 in Kent, by this time there was...

    Started by Witchypoo‎, 07-07-2008 9:39 PM
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  18. death in trindad post 1966- help needed

    can anyone advise me on how to trace a death in trinidad after 1966. i do not know the exact date or year but the man in question was born c1893/4 so presumably died between 1966- 1986. 1966 is a definite year as a family member visited him in Trinidad then. many thanks

    Started by genealogymad‎, 01-06-2008 8:08 PM
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    02-06-2008, 2:17 PM Go to last post
  19. Smile Nevis, West Indies

    Hi all Is there any way of finding a birth that took place in Nevis, West Indies in 1794. We are looking for the birth cert or baptism/christening of Mary Blackmore Washington b 1794 Nevis, West Indies. Looking to find Father and Mother could be James or Robert Washington and Elizabeth...

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 03-04-2008 12:45 PM
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    03-04-2008, 6:40 PM Go to last post
  20. William Sheppard Bermuda

    Found thanks Eric

    Started by EricS‎, 28-01-2008 10:26 PM
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    06-02-2008, 10:38 PM Go to last post

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