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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Legacies of British Slave-ownership

    Not sure how to describe this important site, it contains 1) a UK map of identified an slave-owner or direct beneficiary in a particular place at a specific time 2) 9700+ estates named and identified as having slaves 3) Legacies of slave ownership A massive database to search

    Started by geneius‎, 10-01-2017 11:09 PM
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  1. The Names Wilson and Adair

    I am new to this forum and living in the Netherlands, but born in Suriname. Trying to find information about the two people mentioned below. Edward Francis Wilson (born in 1808) married in Guyana to Elisabeth Adair. Does anybody have infrmation about the marriage date, children and so on? Best...

    Started by Jvaalst‎, 27-05-2012 7:43 PM
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  2. Born Barbados?

    I don't have much to go on but I'm trying to find out the birthplace of both of my 3xG grandparents, Mary Fitzgerald. Born.1790 and her husband John D Dugan.Born.1788, Regimental Soldier Stationed in Barbados, also if they were married in Barbados.abt 1805. Their daughter was Mary Dugan...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 30-11-2009 2:32 AM
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  3. Campell Follett of Jamaica

    I am doing a tree for a friend and am trying to find some info on his Great Grandfather. His name is Adolphus Thomas Campbell Follett dob 1870 Kingston Jamaica ,death 1924 Lambeth London. I have a marriage in 1895 Fulham London to Elizabeth Brierley.And the 1901 and 1911c but nothing before...

    Started by mother hen‎, 10-12-2011 10:24 PM
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    :rolleyes5: I am trying to find a marriage record for William Duke who I think married in the West Indies 1840-1844 or thereabouts. By 1845 he was stationed at the Belturbet Barracks. I do not know what regiment he was in. Can someone suggest where I may be able to find this information? I have...

    Started by rubeaz‎, 10-11-2011 11:16 AM
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  5. spence

    hi I am looking for family connected to the spence family of St. Vincent's, my gr grandfather benjamin west spence son of john spence and ann louisa brown, john was a merchant and benjamin was a seaman from St. Vincents, does anybody have these names on there family tree, i would be delighted if...

    Started by whiteheather‎, 05-07-2011 6:10 PM
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  6. Pyne Major birth/marriage in the West Indies

    Hi Folks I am trying to find a date of birth or baptism for Eleanor Laura Louisa Pyne, daughter of William Rowland Pyne born in Montserrat in 1868. William Rowland Pyne was a British Civil Servant and moved to Montserrat from a posting in the Falkalnd Islands where he had married Louisa Jane...

    Started by Richard Miller‎, 22-05-2011 12:10 PM
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  7. Christian Elizabeth Campbell born Jamaica

    Hello, Looking to find Christian Elizabeth Campbell born about 1815 in Jamaica. I am not sure when she left there but but married and having children in England and Scotland by 1840-1841. She married George Taylor born 1804 Marykirk Scotland. The Name Taylor is also spelled Tailyour. The Taylor...

    Started by pepperpot‎, 25-04-2011 8:52 PM
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  8. Nicholl- St Vincent

    I have a reference to John and Richard Nicholl (& variations) on St Vincent in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries. They either owned, or had a large interest in several estates, including Mount Wynne Estate. I have copies of their respective Wills and from these there is a mention of a...

    Started by peter nicholl‎, 18-04-2011 11:51 AM
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    I'm also looking for the Poitier family of the Bahamas. Email me at : Brad AT thegenerationsproject DOT com Thanks!

    Started by BDMarchant‎, 09-02-2011 1:51 AM
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  10. Heyes and Reece families Barbados

    John Heyes married 1809 Mary Mcgrath in Barbados. Their son son John Heyes married Mary Bezsin Reece in 1847 in Bath England moved to Barbados and lived there until the death of John Heyes in 1867 (in Bath). Mary Bezsin Heyes and her children moved to Canada and arrived here before 1871. I am...

    Started by Heyesmj‎, 01-02-2009 9:20 PM
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  11. 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 4:26 PM
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  12. 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 11:07 AM
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  13. 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 5:16 PM
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  14. 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 2:14 AM
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  15. 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 9:20 PM
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  16. 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 4:07 AM
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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 8:12 PM
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  20. 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 10:27 PM
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