CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

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Candice Francois
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CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

Post by Candice Francois » Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:11 pm

I am looking for information about Carrington brothers who left Barbados in the late 1800s/early 1900s and migrated to Trinidad and Tobago. Somehow all Carringtons in Trinidad and Tobago are supposedly descendants of these siblings. I have not been able to pinpoint the exact story and was wondering if anyone could help. I have heard the following variations of the story from different members of my family:

Version 1:
3 Carrington brothers came from Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago: James, Wesley and Gustavus. They settled in Tobago and had several children. Their father's name was Seddra Carrington.

Version 2:
6 Carrington brothers and 1 sister came from Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago. The sister's name was Bebe Carrington. The brothers' names were:
- Wesley Carrington a.k.a. James Wesley Carrington
- Shadrach Carrington
- William Carrington
- Prophet Carrington
- No one knows the other 2 boys' names for sure, but one may be called Henry Carrington. (Someone from Princes Town, Trinidad is looking for information about a Carrington relative that came from Barbados and mentioned Henry Carrington's name).

Version 3:
3 brothers came from Barbados: Shedrach Carrington, William Carrington and another who no one knows his name.
- Shedrach was James Wesley Carrington's father.
- Gustavus Carrington was the other Carrington brother's son (the one who no ones his name) .

I am not sure if there are records in Barbados about any of these people. I would like to know what the real story is so that I can update my tree.

Thanks in advance for any help that you can provide.

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Re: CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

Post by rodney » Tue May 31, 2011 8:43 pm

HI,

My neighbours were part of the Carrington family. They lived in San Fernando

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Re: CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

Post by Candice Francois » Tue May 31, 2011 8:47 pm

Hi rodney,

Can you provide more information about your Carrington neighbors from San Fernando?

Thanks,
Candice

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Re: CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

Post by PreciousTrini » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:31 pm

My Great Grandfather was Prophet Carrington. I'd be interested to hear any information and stories you have on these brothers.

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Re: CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

Post by Candice Francois » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:57 pm

Do you have any information on Charles Carrington's siblings? That would help.

PreciousTrini -- We may be cousins! You're the first person to confirm that another one of the Carrington brothers (with a name that I was given) actually existed. So it seems like Story #2 may have some validity in it. I have a family tree on ancestry.com with a lot of information about James Wesley's descendants. They mostly settled in Charlotteville, Tobago and a few moved to Trinidad (where I'm from). I'd appreciate any information that you could provide about Prophet Carrington's line.

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Re: CARRINGTON, Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago

Post by PreciousTrini » Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:05 am

Sorry I never came back to this post. I'm wondering if anyone out there may have a connection they'd like to share with me.

Thanks.

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