To request editing rights on the Wiki, click here.

Difference between revisions of "Belize Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Belize Clickable Map)
m (Getting Started)
(19 intermediate revisions by 9 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[Central America]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Belize_Genealogy|Belize]]'' {{Belize-sidebar}}
+
{{Belize-sidebar}}{{breadcrumb
 +
| link1=[[Central America|Central America]]
 +
| link2=
 +
| link3=
 +
| link4=
 +
| link5=[[Belize Genealogy|Belize]]
 +
}}Guide to '''Belize ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
Guide to '''Belize ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
+
==Country Information==
 +
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.
  
==Country Information==
 
The United States of America is made up of fifty states, one federal district (District of Columbia) and five territories.
 
 
==Getting Started ==
 
==Getting Started ==
 
{| style="vertical-align: top;"|
 
{| style="vertical-align: top;"|
Line 11: Line 16:
 
<h3>Getting Started with Belize Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Belize Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Belize research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Belize research.
 +
*[[Media:Belize Research Guide.pdf|Belize Research Guide]]
 
*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
Line 22: Line 28:
 
|}
 
|}
  
[[File:Ask_the_Community_Button.png|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
+
{{Click|File:Belize ORP.png|Belize Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
 
 
==Belize Clickable Map==
 
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.
 
[[Image:444px-Belize Regions map.png|300px|444px-Belize Regions map.png|center]]  
 
  
<div style="clear:both"></div>
+
== Belize Map ==
 +
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Belize. 
 +
[[Image:444px-Belize Regions map.png|300px|444px-Belize Regions map.png|center]]
  
==Jurisdictions==
+
== Districts ==
 
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.
 
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:  
  
{{columns-list|6|
 
 
*[[Belize District, Belize Genealogy|Belize]]
 
*[[Belize District, Belize Genealogy|Belize]]
 
*[[Cayo, Belize Genealogy|Cayo]]
 
*[[Cayo, Belize Genealogy|Cayo]]
Line 42: Line 45:
 
*[[Stann Creek, Belize Genealogy|Stann Creek]]
 
*[[Stann Creek, Belize Genealogy|Stann Creek]]
 
*[[Toledo, Belize Genealogy|Toledo]]
 
*[[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>  
+
 
 +
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>
  
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
+
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research] - Online genealogy courses
+
*Latin America FamilySearch Tutorials  [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=Latin%20America%20Research Latin America Research]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927123?region=Belize Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927123?region=Belize Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Belize Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Belize Family History Center locator map]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
 +
{{h-langs|en=Belize Genealogy|es=Belice - Genealogía}}
  
 
__NOTOC__  
 
__NOTOC__  
[[Category:Sidebar templates]] [[Category:Belize]]
+
[[Category:Belize]]
 
 
{{h-langs|en=Belize|es=Belice}}
 

Revision as of 11:24, 17 July 2019

Belize Wiki Topics
Flag of Belize.svg.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Belize Background
Local Research Resources
Moderator
The FamilySearch moderator for Belize is Dwsmith2

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]