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Emancipation occurred in Barbados in 1834. For two decades before that time, special slave censuses, which are held at [[England_The_National_Archives|The National Archives]] (Kew, England), were kept. Slaves are identified by given name under their masters. If you can identify your ancestor's master, this source will prove of tremendous value to your research. Ancestry.com digitized these records:
  
Emancipation occurred in Barbados in 1834. For two decades before that time, special slave censuses, which are held at The National Archives (Kew, England), were kept. The slaves are identified by given name under their masters. If you can identify your ancestor's master, this source will prove of tremendous value to your research. Ancestry.com digitized these records:
 
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1129 Slave Registers of Former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834] ($)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1129 Slave Registers of Former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834] ($)
  
For an article demonstrating how to successfully use this source, and extend your pedigree back into the slavery period, see:
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For an article demonstrating how to successfully use this source, and extend your pedigree back into the slavery period, see:  
  
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*Ramsey, Andrea Butler. "Documenting the Life of a Barbados Slave Ancestor," ''Journal of the Barbados Museum &amp; Historical Society'', Vol. 54 (Dec. 2008):207-211. {{FHL|243894|item|disp=FHL Book 972.981 B2j}}.<br>
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Slavery

Emancipation occurred in Barbados in 1834. For two decades before that time, special slave censuses, which are held at The National Archives (Kew, England), were kept. Slaves are identified by given name under their masters. If you can identify your ancestor's master, this source will prove of tremendous value to your research. Ancestry.com digitized these records:

For an article demonstrating how to successfully use this source, and extend your pedigree back into the slavery period, see:

  • Ramsey, Andrea Butler. "Documenting the Life of a Barbados Slave Ancestor," Journal of the Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Vol. 54 (Dec. 2008):207-211. FHL Book 972.981 B2j.