Saint Helena Genealogy

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Guide to Saint Helena ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Saint Helena (formally Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha and Saint Helena and Dependencies) is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom consisting of the islands of Saint Helena, Ascension Island and the Tristan da Cunha group. These islands are in the South Atlantic Ocean about half way between Africa and South America. The official language is English.[1]

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Saint Helena," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 22 April 2016.