Guide to Jamaica ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Jamaica Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
Country Information[edit | edit source]
Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean whose closest neighbors are Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. It was formerly a colony of Spain and Great Britain. The official language is English.
Getting Started[edit | edit source]
Getting Started with Jamaica Research
Links to articles on getting started with Jamaica research.
Jamaica Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Jamaica research.
Jamaica Map[edit | edit source]
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Jamaica.
Parishes[edit | edit source]
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Jamaica. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
Parishes are Jamaica’s fundamental civil administrative unit. Parishes in Jamaica's three counties:
Cornwall County[edit | edit source]
Middlesex County[edit | edit source]
Surrey County[edit | edit source]
Additional Parishes[edit | edit source]
FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, "Jamaica," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica, accessed 28 April 2016.