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Guy Grannum's "Researching African-Caribbean Family His

On the Beeb... here's page 1...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/familyhist ... e_01.shtml

Several pages very worth reading and digesting. A very good srtart on understanding some of the practices of the day, to say the least!
by bimjim
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:56 am
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Guy Grannum's "Researching African-Caribbean Family His
Replies: 0
Views: 2086

Understanding the DNA search...

First , if you submitted cheek scrapings (not painful, it is just actually swabbing the inside of your cheek with a large Q-tip) or other DNA material to the National Geographic Genographic Project, the 12 markers returned to you are simply not enough to provide you with accurate matches, even to a...
by bimjim
Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:10 pm
 
Forum: Research specialties - the DNA database !!
Topic: Understanding the DNA search...
Replies: 0
Views: 2437

WARNING: reunion.com is a SCAM...

WARNING: reunion.com is a SCAM... Hi... At this point it is 3 days after I made a confirmed payment of US$60 through PayPal to reunion.com for a year in the Premium Account. So far I still have no access to the resources, and my log-in still shows me as a FREE user. I placed two questions (neither c...
by bimjim
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:45 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: WARNING: reunion.com is a SCAM...
Replies: 0
Views: 1854

WARNING: reunion.com is a scam...

WARNING: reunion.com is a SCAM... Hi... At this point it is 3 days after I made a confirmed payment of US$60 through PayPal to reunion.com for a year in the Premium Account. So far I still have no access to the resources, and my log-in still shows me as a FREE user. I placed two questions (neither c...
by bimjim
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:45 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WARNING: reunion.com is a scam...
Replies: 0
Views: 2214

Christian name Menifred or Minifred, Barbados

Seeking any information at all about this free negro woman, who may (or may not) have assumed the surname LYNCH before or about 1804.
by bimjim
Sun Feb 03, 2008 2:48 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christian name Menifred or Minifred, Barbados
Replies: 0
Views: 2188

[Article of interest] What slavery did to Africa...

http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/299695 What slavery did to Africa To mark the start of Black History Month, a calculation of what the continent lost Feb 03, 2008 04:30 AM Louise Marie Diop-Maes We know much about 16th century sub-Saharan Africa from surviving remains, archaeological excavatio...
by bimjim
Sun Feb 03, 2008 2:46 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Article of interest] What slavery did to Africa...
Replies: 0
Views: 2312

Hi, folks... As you can see - if you read this thread from the beginning - things go alot faster if you put your information out there in the first place. In other words, don't be vague... amsewell, terrence_walker and ifromyard, getting your NAMES and PLACES out here as soon as possible would have ...
by bimjim
Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:33 pm
 
Forum: Surnames W
Topic: Walker/Lawrence
Replies: 5
Views: 7863

CHADERTON - Antigua, BVI

CHADERTON - Montreal, PQ Reverend William CHADERTON was a minister of religion, took his wife Mary Rachel and two daughters (one named Eliza Antoinette b.16mar1816) to his Antigua ministry parish. He took his two daughters to Tortola, where his wife died in 1821, and subsequently left for the USA 7m...
by bimjim
Sat Jan 05, 2008 1:48 am
 
Forum: Surnames C
Topic: CHADERTON - Barbados
Replies: 3
Views: 2886

I guess they closed it down... I can't even open the root domain plantations.bb by itself.

Sorry, beyond my control.

Jim
by bimjim
Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua
Replies: 7
Views: 7395

I guess they closed it down... I can't even open the root domain plantations.bb by itself.

Sorry, beyond my control.

Jim
by bimjim
Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Antigua & Barbuda
Topic: Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua
Replies: 6
Views: 4978

I just picked this up, I could have responded before... sorry. A person born in either UK or a British Territory was a British Subject (the overseas birthplace did carry a few "penalties" in British society). Subject to correction, as far as I know at the date of a Territory's independence...
by bimjim
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:37 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: West Indies - British Subject
Replies: 5
Views: 6491

Things I like to see and hear about...

I don't claim responsibility for this, but it's the kind of thing I like to see and hear about... -- http://www.voice-online.co.uk/content.php?show=12207 Reunited... and it feels so good 12207.jpg Eighty-eight-year-old Fiezolie Lynch, known as 'Fitz' moved to Britain from Barbados in 1955. After set...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things I like to see and hear about...
Replies: 3
Views: 4147

Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua

http://compensations.plantations.bb/ Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua When slaves were freed by the 1833 Emancipation Act the owners of those slaves were paid compensation by the British government. This applied to the British colonies in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Belize, Guyana, Mauri...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Useful Links
Topic: Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua
Replies: 7
Views: 7395

Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua

http://compensations.plantations.bb/ Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua When slaves were freed by the 1833 Emancipation Act the owners of those slaves were paid compensation by the British government. This applied to the British colonies in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Belize, Guyana, Mauri...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Antigua & Barbuda
Topic: Slave Compensation Claims - Barbados and Antigua
Replies: 6
Views: 4978

Also looking for descendants of Frank Alleyne, who died relatively young, who was related to Leon Alleyne, who was the Workshop Manager of Fort Royal Garage.

And is Leon Alleyne related to Leroy Alleyne, who "owned" the Mobil Collymore Rock service station?
by bimjim
Sat Sep 29, 2007 3:30 pm
 
Forum: Surnames A
Topic: ALLEYNE - Barbados - All
Replies: 1
Views: 3871
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