GENEALOGY, PROPERTY OWNERS, AND RESEARCH
This site offers historical, sociological and genealogical information for JAMAICA, in the West Indies.
Do you need help researching your family in Jamaica? Click on "Genealogy" to find some useful tools and research assistance. Consult the list of over 6,000 proprietors and properties in the 1840 Jamaica Almanac.
"Excerpts" will take you to some records extracted from the Jamaican Baptism, Marriage and Death Records, relative to Seamen and Soldiers. For most of the seamen, the names of their ships are included; for most soldiers, their regiments will be listed. Most of them were British soldiers or sailors, although some sailors were from the North American mainland.
Click on "Eyewitness" to read some eyewitness accounts of life in Jamaica 1841-1940, or click on "Biography" to learn more about the author of this Web Page.
PLAN OF THIS WEB SITE, and links to pages
Introduction: Home Page.
..A. Almanac 1840. Almanac 1840
.....Almanac for 19 parishes. See list at Almanac 1840.
..B. Almanac 1838. Almanac1838
.....1. Kingston 1838. Kingston
.....2. Portland 1838. Portland
..C. My Family Tree and connected families. Family Tree
..D. Help with your research. Research
II. Eyewitness accounts. Eyewitness
..A. Letter to Mary Robinson-a journey by horseback, 1841. Letter
..B. Journal of Thomas Callender-a horseback journey,1847. Journal
..C. Montego Bay in 1940, by Patricia Jackson. Montego
III. Excerpts from Jamaican Registers. Excerpts
..A. Seamen and their Ships. Seamen
..B. Soldiers and their Regiments. Soldiers
IV. Biography of the author of this web site. Biography
COMPANION WEBSITE WITH MORE JAMAICAN ALMANACS
A larger web site is now open. From the Jamaica Almanacs it contains
lists of Proprietors and Properties for 1811 to 1845, and Civil
and Military Lists for 1751 to 1870.
The full text of J. H. Lawrence-Archers 1875 book, Monumental Inscriptions of the British West Indies, and other books are also found here.
There are extractions from Jamaican wills, and Registers from Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Moravian and other churches, and Jewish records.
The site is fully indexed, has a search tool, and there are other helpful utilities for doing Jamaican research.
New pages are added regularly.
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