Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Resources

Black History – Useful Genealogy resources

Tracing your family history can be a daunting task, however it is becoming easier all the time, new websites and networks are helping thousands find important information.

Here are some useful links to help you find out more about your family history.

▾ Genealogy Resources

News, tips, online tools and resources for family history research and information on how to do genealogical research.

Genealogy Today
Offering latest Genealogy news and information including comprehensive database.

Caribbean Roots
Caribbean Roots was established in early 2007 to encourage and promote research into Caribbean genealogy, identity and heritage.

Cyndi’s List
A global genealogy links/ and directory of sites useful for family history and genealogical research.

Family Search
Research your Family History online, search records/ and access to digital images of genealogical records.

Find My Past
Trace your ancestry and build a family tree by researching extensive birth records, census data, obituaries, Search Historical Records, Historical Newspapers and more

Family Tree Creator
Ancestry family tree creator Start your family tree for free.

Find a Grave
Resource to Find the graves of ancestors and thousands of famous people from around the world.

▾ Genealogy Resources UK

Digitised archives and database information from the UK

London Lives
Search through 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets, giving access to 3.35 million names of Londoners since 1680.

Access 2 Archives
Access 2 Archives contains catalogues describing archives held locally throughout England and dating from the eighth century to the present day

National Archives
Search 1,000 years of records and digitised collections. useful resources for students and teachers

Black Cultural Archives
Black Cultural Archives was founded in 1981 to collect, preserve and celebrate the contributions Black people have made to the culture, society and heritage of the UK.

Oxford Ancestors
Exploring your genetic roots

DNA Ancestry Project

Search historical records and access tools to help trace your family history.

TFL family History guide
A good resource for family historians interested in researching ancestors who have connections with public transport in London. TFL family History guide

▾ Genealogy Resources in the Caribbean

Websites and information for genealogy research in the Caribbean.

Jamaican Family Search
Virtual genealogy library for those researching family history for Jamaica, West Indies, especially for people born before 1920.

Trinidad and Tobago Family History
Information on researching Trinidad & Tobago family histories

Cuban Geneaology Club
The Cuban Genealogy Club a nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida.

Cuba Gen Web
Tools, advice and information to help you search for your Cuban roots

Rootsweb a comprehensive list of records with links to sites with more information.

St. Vincent Ancestry
A St. Vincent Genealogy Resource for information related to the history of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and genealogical research.


with information on your Gittens ancestors with a focus on those in Barbados and the United States

Researching Grannums and their Caribbean roots

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