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Project Gutenberg

free digital Library - used advanced search - text search for keywords. An amazing project
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by Lisa
Wed May 16, 2007 4:02 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Project Gutenberg
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Collect Britain

free access to images, diaries, maps. Use keyword search.

http://www.collectbritain.co.uk/

or view the Caribbean Views exhibit

http://www.collectbritain.co.uk/galleries/caribbeanviews/index.html
by Lisa
Wed May 16, 2007 2:56 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Collect Britain
Replies: 0
Views: 2085

British History

"creative" searching is needed here. Use the full text search option and try searches like barbadoes, barbados, west indies, grenada etc. Entries are from House of Lords/Commons Journals, Assize records etc.

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search.asp
by Lisa
Wed May 16, 2007 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: British History
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Views: 2208

EMANCIPATION IN THE WEST INDIES

THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER. No 7 EMANCIPATION IN THE WEST INDIES. A SIX MONTHS' TOUR IN ANTIGUA, BARBADOES, AND JAMAICA IN THE YEAR 1837. BY JAS. A. THOME, AND J. HORACE KIMBALL. NEW YORK: PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY, No. 143 NASSAU-STREET. 1838. http://www.fullbooks.com/The-Anti-S...
by Lisa
Tue May 15, 2007 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: EMANCIPATION IN THE WEST INDIES
Replies: 0
Views: 2163

Creating an Orderly Society

Chapter 8 of Larry Gragg's The English Colonization of Barbados 1620 - 1660

http://fds.oup.com/www.oup.co.uk/pdf/0-19-925389-7.pdf
by Lisa
Tue May 15, 2007 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Creating an Orderly Society
Replies: 0
Views: 2087

UK National Archives Documents .

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/ New documents are always coming . here. There are hundreds of wills from the Caribbean which can be downloaded in pdf form for about £ 3.50. I have had good results using alternative spellings such as Barbadoes/Barbados, Guyana/Guiana etc. In addi...
by Lisa
Tue May 08, 2007 2:31 am
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: UK National Archives Documents .
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McDonald _ Demerrara

Have no direct knowledge, however you may find something searching the . archive of the Essequebo & Demerary Gazette. I found several McDonald references, 1 for a Donald - but only a listing in a list of people who hadn't picked up mail, 12 July 1810. http://www.vc.id.au/edg/index.html Lisa
by Lisa
Mon May 07, 2007 7:09 pm
 
Forum: Surnames M
Topic: mcdonald john born in demerrara approx 1811
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JOHNSON - Barbados, St. Joseph, St. Thomas, St. John

Looking specifically for James Johnson, "planter", the father of Sarah Frances Johnson who married Joseph Carter Clarke in 1859 in St Joseph. At the time of her marriage she was 26 [born abt 1833] & living in Crab Hole [St Elizabeth Village]. Her father, James, was not necessarily aliv...
by Lisa
Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Surnames J
Topic: JOHNSON - Barbados, St. Joseph, St. Thomas, St. John
Replies: 2
Views: 2975

Belgrave

Ruth, I would try looking into the marriage[s] of Joseph Belgrove and Katherine Agard. Don't let alternate spellings throw you off as they depended on what the priest/clerk thought he heard or knew how to spell as well as several transcribers between there & now. There might be several explanati...
by Lisa
Fri Jul 14, 2006 1:25 am
 
Forum: Surnames B
Topic: BELGRAVE - Barbados, St Peter
Replies: 1
Views: 2649

BEALE, Barbados, St John, St Joseph

Looking for information on descendants of Sommers Beale & Mary Thorne Beale. Specifically for their possible daughter Ruth Beale who may be the Ruth Beale who married John Clark[e] 1762 St Joseph.
by Lisa
Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:02 pm
 
Forum: Surnames B
Topic: BEALE, Barbados, St John, St Joseph
Replies: 0
Views: 2139

QUINTYNE, Barbados, St Joseph - St Thomas

Information on Henry Quintyne m. to widow Mary Thorne Beale, abt 1746, widow of Sommers Beale.
by Lisa
Mon Jun 12, 2006 10:54 pm
 
Forum: Surnames Q
Topic: QUINTYNE, Barbados, St Joseph - St Thomas
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Views: 3768

WEATHERHEAD, Barbados, St Philip

Isabella Weatherhead of possibly Parish Land, St Philip who had a child 1882 with a Frederick Davis. Possibly Sarah Isabel Dorothy Weatherhead, daughter of John William Horsham Weatherhead & Caroline Harrison, m 1851 St Philip.
by Lisa
Sat Jun 10, 2006 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Surnames W
Topic: WEATHERHEAD, Barbados, St Philip
Replies: 0
Views: 2136

DAVIS - Barbados, St. Philip

John Henry Davis of St Philip m Frances Rebecca Adamson of St John, in 1840 St John, Barbados w/11 children. All contact/info with descendants appreciated, many of which went to BEQUIA, but am especially looking for info re: his son Frederick Adolphus Davis c.1859, & grandson John, son of Robert...
by Lisa
Sat Jun 10, 2006 9:13 pm
 
Forum: Surnames D
Topic: DAVIS - Barbados, St. Philip
Replies: 2
Views: 2780

DAVIS, St Vincent, Bequia

family of John Henry Davis of St Philip, Barbados [c. 1820], m. Frances Rebecca Adamson, St John, Barbados, some of whose chidren & grandchildren went to Bequia B4 1900. marrying KING, WALLACE, GOODING, HAZEL +++.
by Lisa
Sat Jun 10, 2006 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Surnames D
Topic: DAVIS, St Vincent, Bequia
Replies: 0
Views: 2149

CLARKE, Barbados, St Joseph

Ancestors/descendants of Anthony Clarke[1756] m. Elizabeth Peterkin 1799
by Lisa
Sat Jun 10, 2006 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Surnames C
Topic: CLARKE, Barbados, St Joseph
Replies: 2
Views: 3753
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