Jamaican Family Search Genealogy Research Library
The first book in this series was issued in 1916. It was subtitled "A Biennial Biographical Record containing careers of Principal Public Men and Women of Jamaica."
The first issue was compiled and published by Stephen A. Hill.
A - C ... Abrahams to Curphey (including some persons from Who's Who 1919)
D - G ... DaCosta to Gunter
H - L ... Hall to Lyons
M - R ...Macaulay to Rubie
S - Z ... Sale to Young, and Addenda A - Y.
Some of the names from S - V had already been included in the "Registers" section of this site. Links are provided to the other section, as the biographical information is not repeated.
1916 Military: Reports, Contingents of the British West Indies Regiment, Roll of Honour
A list of the Magistrates for each parish, indicating place of residence, and whether the magistrate had left the parish or island. See 1919 magistrates.
Additional careers and new Magistrates up to August, 1920.
Some prominent Jamaicans and others who died 1917 to 1920. 1917-20 Obituaries.
Recruiting in Jamaica for the British West Indies Regiment, including statistics.
Officers who have proceeded overseas for service with the BWIR; the Jamaica Garrison.
Commissioned Officers of H. M. Naval and Military Forces connected with Jamaica.
Roll of Honour - Sons of Jamaica who died in military service in World War I
Commissioned officers, including a biography of each man.
List of non-commissioned officers and men including the regiment in which each served.
Local Defence Forces: Jamaica Corps of Scouts, The Jamaica Reserve Regiment. Kingston Infantry Volunteers. See Local Defence Forces.
War Services Recognized. List of Jamaicans and other connected with Jamaica who have been decorated for service during World War I.
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