Trinidad and Tobago Genealogy

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

Country Information

Trinidad and Tobago is an island nation between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela. It was formerly a colony of Spain and Great Britain. The official language is English.[1]

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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Trinidad and Tobago. Click on a jurisdiction below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
Trinidad and Tobago are divided into 9 regional corporations, 2 city corporations, 3 borough corporations, 1 ward.

Regional Corporations:

  • Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo
  • Diego Martin
  • Mayaro/Rio Claro
  • Penal/Debe
  • Princes Town
  • Sangre Grande
  • San Juan/Laventille
  • Siparia
  • Tunapuna/Piarco

City Corporations:

  • Port-of-Spain
  • San Fernando

Borough Corporations:

  • Arima
  • Chaguanas
  • Point Fortin


  • Tobago

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Trinidad and Tobago," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 20 April 2016.