The Gambia Genealogy

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

Country Information

The Gambia is a country in Africa mostly surrounded by Senegal. It was formerly a colony of Great Britain and was known as British Gambia. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with The Gambia Research

Links to articles on getting started with The Gambia research.

The Gambia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Gambia research.

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The Gambia Maps

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in The Gambia.

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Map of Banjul, Gambia, Africa


1. Banjul
2 .Kanifing
3. Kombo North
4. Kombo South
5. Kombo Central
6. Kombo East
7. Foni Brefet
8. Foni Bintang-Karenai

9. Foni Kansala
10. Foni Bondali
11. Foni Jarrol
12. Kiang West
13. Kiang Central
14. Kiang East
15. Jarra West
16. Jarra Central

17. Jarra East
18. Lower Niumi
19.Upper Niumi
20. Jokadu
21. Lower Baddibu
22. Central Baddibu
23. Upper Baddibu
24. Lower Saloum

25.Niamina Dankunku
26. Niamina West
27. Upper Saloum
28. Niamina East
29. Nianija
30. Niani
31. Fulladu West
32. Sami

33. Janjanbureh
34. Sandu
35. Fulladu East
36. Wuli
37. Kantora

FamilySearch Resources

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, “The Gambia,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’, accessed 29 April 2016.