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== Getting started with Bermuda research  ==
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*Mercer, Julia E. ''Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century; Genealogical Notes from Bermuda''. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. {{FHL|202437|item|disp=FHL INTL Book 972.99 D2mj}}. Includes parish registers, wills, and deeds.<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century,"'' in ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1982):232. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982)}}.</ref><br>
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Overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Also called Somers Island. British colony of a group of about 300 islands, of which about 20 are inhabited. About 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the western North Atlantic Ocean. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bd.html
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9 parishes and 2 municipalities*; Devonshire, Hamilton, Hamilton*, Paget, Pembroke, Saint George*, Saint George's, Sandys, Smith's, Southampton, Warwick
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bmuwgw/bermuda.htm Bermuda Genealogy and History]
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Contents

Getting started with Bermuda research

An excellent book to get started is:

  • Mercer, Julia E. Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century; Genealogical Notes from Bermuda. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. FHL INTL Book 972.99 D2mj. Includes parish registers, wills, and deeds.[1]

Overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Also called Somers Island. British colony of a group of about 300 islands, of which about 20 are inhabited. About 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the western North Atlantic Ocean. See the CIA World Factbook at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bd.html


Jurisdictions

9 parishes and 2 municipalities*; Devonshire, Hamilton, Hamilton*, Paget, Pembroke, Saint George*, Saint George's, Sandys, Smith's, Southampton, Warwick

Research Tools

  • (helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
  • (language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


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Did you know?

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References

  1. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1982):232. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982).