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Barbados Records: Vestries and Church Wardens Act 1848

Barbados Vestries and Church Wardens Act 1848 The passing of the Barbados Vestries and Church Wardens Act 1848 started the second series of parish registers in Barbados. Here is an extract from the act that established that baptisms, marriages and

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Barbados National Archive to partnership with UWI

In celebration of International Archives Awareness Month, a public lecture was held by the West Indies Federal Archives in conjunction with our Barbados Department of Archives. At this, a call was made for our Government to allow the University of

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Barbados Records: Registration of Baptisms Marriages and Burials Act 1885

An Act to amend An Act for the better making and keeping Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials solemnized in the several parishes of this Island – passed on the 10th day of February 1855. A full transcript of the

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Barbados Records: Registration of births, baptisms, marriages, and burials

Barbados. An Act to consolidate and amend the Acts of this Island relating to the registration of births, baptisms, marriages, and burials. No. 24 – Session 1891-’92 (Assented to 3rd April 1891) Be it enacted by the Governor, Council and

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Barbados Records: JBMHS Subject Index 1933-1966

Journal the Barbados Musuem & Historical Society THE JOURNAL OF THE BARBADOS MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY Subject Index to Volumes and Bulletins (Nov. 1933 – Aug. 1966) An index to the subjects to be found in the Journal of the

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Barbados Records: Registration of births

An Act to provide for the registration of births. A full transcript of the Barbados Registration of Births Act 1889. No. 42 – Session 1888-’89 (Assented to 16th July 1889.) Be it enacted by the Governor, Council and Assembly of

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Barbados Family Research: What’s Happening

A new “Caribbean Family History” website for online resources is launched. An ambitious title, though hosting a small wealth of information, is sadly misleading as it currently only really covers Barbados and a little of Antigua. Back in 1998 many would

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Barbados Heritage: Cumberbatch – What’s in a name?

  Cumberbatch is the most frequently found variant spelling of the surname Comberbach and the Comberbach surname originated from the village of the same name in Cheshire; Comberbach is an Old English description of the place meaning valley with a

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Barbados Heritage: Family Search and Document Management

Documents Online (Barbados) The DOB was founded back in February 2012 by Paul Brown its aims were to Promote Family research and Electronic storage of documents and Photos and their mission has been to consolidate and electronically archive all of several

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Barbados Ancestry: Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow – Who Do You Think You Are? On episode seven during the second series of the US version of Who Do You Think You Are? (aired on 01 April 2011) Gwyneth Paltrow was advertised as the Jewish research

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