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}} Guide to '''Gambia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Gambia is a country in Africa mostly surrounded by [[Senegal Genealogy|Senegal]]. It was formerly a colony of [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]] and was known as British Gambia. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, “The Gambia,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gambia, accessed 29 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Gambia Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Gambia research.
== Getting started with Gambia research  ==
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
 
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
The Gambia, officially the Republic of The Gambia, commonly known as Gambia, is a country in Western Africa. It is the smallest country on the African continental mainland and is bordered to the north, east, and south by Senegal, and has a small coast on the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The River Gambia flows through the centre of the country and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambia Read more…]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
 
 
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-gam.html Genealogy Resources]
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/gambia-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Gambia]
 
 
 
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<h3>Gambia Research Tools</h3>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-gam.html Gambia Genealogy (RootsWeb)]
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*[http://forebears.io/the-gambia Gambia Genealogical Records (Forbears)]
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Gambia.
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2 .Kanifing <br>
 
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3. Kombo North <br>
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4. Kombo South <br>
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5. Kombo Central <br>
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6. Kombo East<br>
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7. Foni Brefet <br>
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8. Foni Bintang-Karenai <br>
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9. Foni Kansala <br>
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10. Foni Bondali <br>
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11. Foni Jarrol <br>
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12. Kiang West <br>
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13. Kiang Central <br>
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17. Jarra East <br>
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18. Lower Niumi <br>
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19.Upper Niumi <br>
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20. Jokadu<br>
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21. Lower Baddibu <br>
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22. Central Baddibu<br>
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25.Niamina Dankunku <br>
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26. Niamina West <br>
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27. Upper Saloum <br>
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28. Niamina East<br>
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29. Nianija<br>
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30. Niani <br>
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33. Janjanbureh<br>
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34. Sandu <br>
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35. Fulladu East<br>
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36. Wuli <br>
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Latest revision as of 14:09, 30 August 2017

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

Country Information

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 Gambia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Gambia research.

Gambia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Gambia research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Gambia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Gambia. Gambia map Divisions districts.png

Jurisdictions

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

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, “The Gambia,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gambia, accessed 29 April 2016.