Barbados Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Barbados Burials, 1854-1885 .
- 1 Collection Time Period
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Citation for This Collection
- 4 Coverage Table
- 5 How to Use the Record
- 6 Related Websites
- 7 Related Wiki Articles
- 8 Contributions to This Article
- 9 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Collection Time Period
This index covers events from 1739 through 1891.
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the International Genealogical Index (IGI), along with some entries derived from compiled and original records, such as:
- Family Records
- Church Records
- Civil Registration
It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.
There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
- "Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
- “Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection” by Paul Dingwell
- A county or state vital record registration
These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
- They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
- They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title. This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This is an index of some burials throughout Barbados. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
- Genealogical Society of Utah. Barbados Burials. Index based on the International Genealogical Index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
- Name of the deceased
- Names of the parents
- Name of the spouse (if married)
- Death or burial date
- Death or burial place
- Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws, not all records may be displayed.
|Locality||Baptisms, 1739-1891||Marriages, 1854-1879||Burials, 1854-1885|
How to Use the Record
The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.
Why the Record Was Created
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
Church vital records were an official source and are one of the most reliable sources of information available on those born and married in the Bahamas.
Related Wiki Articles
Contributions to This Article
| We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records. |
Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.
Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
Citation Example for Records Found in This Collection
"Barbados Burials, 1854-1885," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 17 March 2011), Anna Dunlop Smith, 3 April 1862; citing Church Records, Burials, reference 668, FHL microfilm 1,157,975; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records, various church archives, Barbados.
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.