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}}Guide to '''Belize ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Getting started with Belize research ==
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==Country Information==
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Belize is a country in Central America on the borders of [[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]] and [[Guatemala Genealogy|Guatemala]]. Previously it was a colony of Great Britain. The official language is English.
  
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<h3>Getting Started with Belize Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Belize research.
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*[[Media:Belize Research Guide.pdf|Belize Research Guide]]
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
  
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<h3>Belize Research Tools</h3>
*''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research.]''
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Belize research.
*Message language: ENG<br>Family History Center in Belize City, Belize, Central America<br>Location 117 Cemetery Road<br>phone # 501-501-78670
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/belize.html Belize Genealogy (Kindred Trails)]
*A map of Belize is located at http://geology.com/world/belize-map.gif&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)  
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/belize/ Belize GenForum]
*http://www.kindredtrails.com/belize.html
 
 
 
If you click on Family History Centers on the home page of familysearch.org, you will find numerous Family History Centers. Click on the name of the one that is closest to your home.
 
 
 
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== Jurisdictions ==
 
 
 
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{{Click|File:Belize ORP.png|Belize Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
  
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== Belize Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Belize. 
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Belize.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
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Belize is divided into six districts:
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*[[Belize District, Belize Genealogy|Belize]]
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*[[Cayo, Belize Genealogy|Cayo]]
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*[[Corozal, Belize Genealogy|Corozal]]
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*[[Orange Walk, Belize Genealogy|Orange Walk]]
 
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*[[Stann Creek, Belize Genealogy|Stann Creek]]
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*[[Toledo, Belize Genealogy|Toledo]]
 
 
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The Districts are further divided into Constituencies; there are currently 31 Constituencies in Belize.&nbsp; Important to note is that these Constituencies have changed very often in the past: renaming, subdividing into more Constituencies, and even changing of boundaries are common.&nbsp; For example, Toledo (the Constituency) was divided into Toledo North and Toledo South in 1961; but was changed completely to Toledo East and Toledo West in 1984.<br>
  
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Belize_pages '''click here''']:
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*Latin America FamilySearch Tutorials  [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=Latin%20America%20Research Latin America Research]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927123?region=Belize Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Belize Family History Center locator map]
  
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Revision as of 11:24, 17 July 2019

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Guide to Belize ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Belize is a country in Central America on the borders of Mexico and Guatemala. Previously it was a colony of Great Britain. The official language is English.

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Belize Research

Links to articles on getting started with Belize research.

Belize Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Belize research.


{{{link}}} Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Belize Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Belize.

444px-Belize Regions map.png

Districts[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Belize. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Belize is divided into six districts:


The Districts are further divided into Constituencies; there are currently 31 Constituencies in Belize.  Important to note is that these Constituencies have changed very often in the past: renaming, subdividing into more Constituencies, and even changing of boundaries are common.  For example, Toledo (the Constituency) was divided into Toledo North and Toledo South in 1961; but was changed completely to Toledo East and Toledo West in 1984.

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]