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Re: POLL: Monthly Digest - yes or no?


This will be an excellent way of keeping the forum alive. I have to admit I forget about the forum until I get the kind reminders. Is the forum picked up by search engines as that might be anonther way to stimulate discussion and get new members.
by Guy Grannum
Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: From the Administrator - NEW USERS - PLEASE READ TERMS OF USE *
Topic: POLL: Monthly Digest - yes or no?
Replies: 112
Views: 17773

Re: OWENS, William Grannum 1780-1832 - Barbados

Often middlenames were the mother's maiden name or chosen to honour another family member. My Grannums lived in St Thomas in the 1700s. I haven't placed William Grannum Owens in my family tree. I don't have any Owens or Benjamins so I don't know if there is a connection - maybe they were friends. I ...
by Guy Grannum
Thu Jul 10, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Surnames O
Topic: OWENS, William Grannum 1780-1832 - Barbados
Replies: 6
Views: 2379

British Slave Compensation returns

Under the terms of the British 1833 Emanicipation Act former slave holders were able to claim compensation for the compulsory emancipation of their slaves - ie for the loss of their property. The Legacies of British Slave-Ownership project under University College London has created a database of th...
by Guy Grannum
Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: British Slave Compensation returns
Replies: 0
Views: 987

Re: GRANNUM-Kingston,Jamaica

Hazel - I've summarised my research of the Grannum name at Two Grannum families settled in Jamaica and may be you are descended from one of them - Abbie Grannum (there is a horse race named after him) arrived in Jamaica c. 1911 - adopted Patrick Eisner) and George Sinclair Gr...
by Guy Grannum
Sat May 08, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Surnames G
Topic: GRANNUM-Kingston,Jamaica
Replies: 2
Views: 3055

Re: Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua

All of these sites are working OK and I've never known them to be down. For information they are maintained by Mary Gleadall.
by Guy Grannum
Sat May 08, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua
Replies: 7
Views: 7464

GRANNUM, Barbados, and worldwide

Guy Grannum, researching Grannum families worldwide - but in particular Barbados where the name originated.
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by Guy Grannum
Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Surnames G
Topic: GRANNUM, Barbados, and worldwide
Replies: 0
Views: 2364

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