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}}Guide to '''Belize ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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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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==Getting Started ==
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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]]
  
== Getting Started with Belize Research ==
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<h3>Belize Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Belize research.
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/belize.html Belize Genealogy (Kindred Trails)]
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/belize/ Belize GenForum]
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Welcome to the Belize page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Belize page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Belize records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Belize page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!
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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]]
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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== Belize Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Belize. 
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== Districts ==
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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.
  
 
Belize is divided into six districts:  
 
Belize is divided into six districts:  
  
*Belize  
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*[[Belize District, Belize Genealogy|Belize]]
*Cayo  
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*[[Cayo, Belize Genealogy|Cayo]]
*Corozal  
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*[[Corozal, Belize Genealogy|Corozal]]
*Orange Walk  
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*[[Orange Walk, Belize Genealogy|Orange Walk]]
*Stann Creek  
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*[[Stann Creek, Belize Genealogy|Stann Creek]]
*Toledo<br>
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*[[Toledo, Belize Genealogy|Toledo]]
 
 
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>
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research.]''
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/belize.html Belize Genealogy]  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/belize/ Belize GenForum]
 
  
== Family History Centers  ==
 
  
*[[Cayo Belize Family History Centre]]
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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>
*[[Belize City Belize Family History Centre]]
 
  
== Help Wanted ==
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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]
  
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
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==References==
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Revision as of 12:24, 17 July 2019

Belize Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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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]