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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1752 to 1920.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920 Marriages* Deaths**
Hanover 10,467 363 7
Jamaica 293,091 1,162 6,363
St. Ann 909 0 0
St. Catherine 1,230 0 0
St. Elizabeth 16,066 1,260 0
St. James 9,152 393 144
St. Thomas 582 0 0
Totals 331,497 3,178 6,514

Records marked by a star (*) are published in the Caribbean Marriages collection. Records marked by two stars (**) are published in the Caribbean Deaths collection.

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Jamaican Family Search ($) To register, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and click "submit" - Some pages are free

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