Jamaican Family Search Genealogy Research Library
These articles, which were written in about 1965, focus on people whose names are well known in the history of Jamaica, and the places in which they lived and worked. Most were land owners. The author looks into the stories about their families, and their genealogy.
Please use the following links:
The Scarlett Family in Jamaica
Museums of Jamaica
Sir Anthony Musgrave
Longs of 'Longville'
History of Rose Hall Great House
Historic Lucea and the Brissett family
The old St. James Church: Picture of old-world charm
The Beckfords: their role in history
One of Jamaica's earliest families: Nedham
Philip Pinnock, the dandy
The Barrett family in Jamaica
Hon. Richard Barrett of Barrett Hall
Success, old Sugar Estate
Cinnamon Hill and Rose Hall
Iter Boreale Great House
Richard Hill - Son of Jamaica
Sir John Keane, the Military Governor
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Jamaica Almanacs Slave-owners, Civil & Military officers, Magistrates etc.
Items in the Samples Directory
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Transcriptions from Registers and Wills (Church of England, Dissenters, Civil Registration)
Jamaican Roman Catholic Church Registers - transcriptions
Jamaican Methodist Baptisms - transcriptions
Jewish births marriages deaths - transcriptions
Slaves and slavery in Jamaica
Photographs, maps, prints, etc.