Barbados Church Records

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[[Image:BarbadosStJamesChurch.jpg|thumb|right]]The oldest standing church on the Island of Barbados is St. James Church (picture on right). Joanne McRee Sanders published indexes and abstracts of many Barbados church records (see below). Recently, FamilySearch has started an initiative to make free online indexes to many of the same records, and has broadened the scope to include nineteenth century records derived from both church and civil records.
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[[Image:BarbadosStJamesChurch.jpg|thumb|right]]The oldest standing church on the Island of Barbados is St. James Church (picture on right). Joanne McRee Sanders published indexes and abstracts of many Barbados church records (see below). Recently, FamilySearch has started an initiative to make free online indexes to many of the same records, and has broadened the scope to include nineteenth century records derived from both church and civil records.  
  
=== Baptisms ===
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Original Barbados christenings and burials (1679-1680) are kept at the Barbados Department of Archives. The collection has been microfilmed: {{FHL|35200|item}} 1162149 Item 1
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=== Baptisms ===
  
 
*[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://pilot.familysearch.org/records/trk:/fsrs/c1520591&hash=MPAfKvgWGXfZ5STyuqUCQxOVNk8%253D "Barbados Baptisms, 1739-1891,"] online database, FamilySearch.  
 
*[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://pilot.familysearch.org/records/trk:/fsrs/c1520591&hash=MPAfKvgWGXfZ5STyuqUCQxOVNk8%253D "Barbados Baptisms, 1739-1891,"] online database, FamilySearch.  

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Barbados  Gotoarrow.png  Church Records

BarbadosStJamesChurch.jpg
The oldest standing church on the Island of Barbados is St. James Church (picture on right). Joanne McRee Sanders published indexes and abstracts of many Barbados church records (see below). Recently, FamilySearch has started an initiative to make free online indexes to many of the same records, and has broadened the scope to include nineteenth century records derived from both church and civil records.

Original Barbados christenings and burials (1679-1680) are kept at the Barbados Department of Archives. The collection has been microfilmed: FHL Collection 1162149 Item 1

Contents

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Burials registered in Barbados's early Church of England parishes have not been abstracted or published, but they have been microfilmed and are widely available through the Family History Library's satellite Family History Center system.

References

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