Barbados Church Records
Barbados Church Records
Church of England
- "Barbados Baptisms, 1739-1891," online database, FamilySearch.
- Sanders, Joanne McRee . Barbados Baptisms 1637-1800 . Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1984 . Free Name Search; digital version at Ancestry ($); purchase at Genealogical.com; FHL Collection 972.981 K29s.
- "Barbados Marriages, 1854-1879," online database, FamilySearch
- Sanders, Joanne McRee . Barbados Records: Marriages 1643-1800 . Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1982 . Free Name Search; digital version at Ancestry ($); purchase at Genealogical.com; FHL Collection 972.981 K29sj v. 1.
Burials registered in some of Barbados's early Church of England parishes (more than 170,126 burial entries) are available on the website Tombstones.bb.
The records have been microfilmed and are widely available through the Family History Library's satellite Family History Center system. Some are also online:
- "Barbados Burials, 1854-1885," online database, FamilySearch
Barbados Church of England vestry minutes survive from the 1650s for some parishes. See Court Records.
- Cadbury, Henry J. "Clergymen Licensed to Barbados, 1694-1811," The Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Feb. 1948):62-69. FHL LAT AM 972.981 B2j v. 15 1947-48
- List and Index Society. Calendar of Letters from Canada, Newfoundland, Pennsylvania, Barbados and the Bahamas 1721-1793: Preserved at the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. London: Swift (P & D), 1972. FHL Collection BRITISH Large Q Book 942 B4pro spec. ser. v. 5
By the 1650s early Quaker colonists arrived in Barbados from the British Isles, and soon spread their religion from Barbados to the east coast of America. An article that describes Quaker records about Barabados is:
- Dwight A. Radford, and Arden C. White, "The Irish in Barbados," The Irish at Home and Abroad: A Newsletter of Irish Genealogy and Heritage, Vol. 2, No. 3 (1994/1995):92-97. (FHL Book 941.5 D25ih v. 2 (1994/1995)) WorldCat entry.
- Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com