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'''The Guyana / British Guiana Genealogical Society '''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm] <br>This page discusses special challenges: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/Research.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/Research.htm ]<br><br>'''The Guyana / British Guiana Genealogical Society''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm]<br>'''Guyana/British Guiana Genealogy Society Forum''' [http://guyanagen.proboards.com/index.cgi http://guyanagen.proboards.com/index.cgi]<br><br>'''Guyana Genealogical and Biographical Society''' [http://guygenbiosociety.blogspot.com/ http://guygenbiosociety.blogspot.com/]<br>This blog contains transcribed newspaper anouncements of birth, marriage, and death,&nbsp;and some biographies and photos.  
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'''The Guyana / British Guiana Genealogical Society '''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm] <br>This page discusses special challenges: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/Research.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/Research.htm ]<br><br>'''The Guyana / British Guiana Genealogical Society''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm]<br>'''Guyana/British Guiana Genealogy Society Forum''' [http://guyanagen.proboards.com/index.cgi http://guyanagen.proboards.com/index.cgi]<br><br>'''Guyana Genealogical and Biographical Society''' [http://guygenbiosociety.blogspot.com/ http://guygenbiosociety.blogspot.com/]<br>This blog contains transcribed newspaper anouncements of birth, marriage, and death,&nbsp;and some biographies and photos.  
  
'''Chinese in Guyana: their roots '''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~guycigtr/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~guycigtr/]
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'''Chinese in Guyana: their roots '''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~guycigtr/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~guycigtr/]  
  
'''British Guiana Colonists''' [http://www.vc.id.au/tb/ http://www.vc.id.au/tb/] is an index to colonists.<br>'''<br>Guyana Colonial Newspapers''' [http://www.vc.id.au/edg/index.html http://www.vc.id.au/edg/index.html ]<br><br>'''Guyana - Family History &amp; Genealogy Message Boards''' [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.southam.guyana/mb.ashx http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.southam.guyana/mb.ashx] <br><br>'''Guyana Genealogy Queries '''[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/74/ http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/74/]
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'''British Guiana Colonists''' [http://www.vc.id.au/tb/ http://www.vc.id.au/tb/] is an index to colonists.<br>'''<br>Guyana Colonial Newspapers''' [http://www.vc.id.au/edg/index.html http://www.vc.id.au/edg/index.html ]<br><br>'''Guyana - Family History &amp; Genealogy Message Boards''' [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.southam.guyana/mb.ashx http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.southam.guyana/mb.ashx] <br><br>'''Guyana Genealogy Queries '''[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/74/ http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/74/]  
  
'''Guyana government addresses''' [http://www.candoo.com/genresources/#GUYANA http://www.candoo.com/genresources/#GUYANA]<br><br>'''Afrigeneas '''African-American genealogy and has searchable records and slave data. There are discussion forums about tracing family from the Caribbean, including Guyana. [http://www.afrigeneas.com/forum-carib/ http://www.afrigeneas.com/forum-carib/]
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'''Guyana government addresses''' [http://www.candoo.com/genresources/#GUYANA http://www.candoo.com/genresources/#GUYANA]<br><br>'''Guyana Government Information Agency''' [http://www.gina.gov.gy/ http://www.gina.gov.gy/] <br>(passports, birth certificates) [http://www.gina.gov.gy/govservicesbenefits.html http://www.gina.gov.gy/govservicesbenefits.html ]<br>'''<br>Afrigeneas '''African-American genealogy and has searchable records and slave data. There are discussion forums about tracing family from the Caribbean, including Guyana. [http://www.afrigeneas.com/forum-carib/ http://www.afrigeneas.com/forum-carib/]  
  
'''A Guyana genealogy message board''' [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyanese_genealogy/message/756 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyanese_genealogy/message/756]
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'''A Guyana genealogy message board''' [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyanese_genealogy/message/756 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyanese_genealogy/message/756]  
  
'''The British National Archives '''[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/search.asp http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/search.asp]
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'''The British National Archives '''[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/search.asp http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/search.asp]<br>''<br>'''''1909 Argosy Directory of British Guiana'''''<b>-</b>'' a list of prominent people. <br>[http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=528&p=localities.southam.guyana.general http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&amp;m=528&amp;p=localities.southam.guyana.general]<br><br>'''Family History Centers in Guyana: <br>'''Georgetown Guyana <br>Prashad Nagar<br>Georgetown, Guyana <br>Note: These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>If you live in the area, see if they can help you.
  
'''<br>1909 Argosy Directory of British Guiana''' - a list of prominent people. <br>[http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=528&p=localities.southam.guyana.general http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&amp;m=528&amp;p=localities.southam.guyana.general]<br><br>'''Family History Centers in Guyana''': <br>Georgetown Guyana <br>Prashad Nagar<br>Georgetown, Guyana <br>Note: These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>If you live in the area, see if they can help you. <br><br>23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)23:56, 16 July 2010 (UTC)~~<br>'''Supplementary:<br><br>''''''An excellent article on the county '''and its history can be found at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana]<br><br>'''Parliament of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana''' [http://www.parliament.gov.gy/  http://www.parliament.gov.gy/]
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'''University of Guyana '''(no family history listed) [http://uog.edu.gy/search/node  http://uog.edu.gy/search/node ]<br><br>'''Guyana Government Information Agency''' [http://www.gina.gov.gy/ http://www.gina.gov.gy/] <br>(passports, birth certificates) [http://www.gina.gov.gy/govservicesbenefits.html  http://www.gina.gov.gy/govservicesbenefits.html ]<br><br>'''The National Library of Guyana''' has newspapers, yearbooks, historical writings and photographs. [http://www.natlib.gov.gy/ http://www.natlib.gov.gy/ ]<br><br>'''2002 census of Guyana''', but seems to give no access to anything other than basic statistics, and no access to earlier censuses. [http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/census.html http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/census.html ]<br><br>'''Guyana News and Information''' [http://www.guyana.org/ http://www.guyana.org/ ]<br>Discussion on indentured East Indians in Guyana (projected database of East Indian Indentured Servants)<br>[http://www.guyana.org/noncgi/forum/Archives/Archive-000002/HTML/20020321-1-004321-3.html http://www.guyana.org/noncgi/forum/Archives/Archive-000002/HTML/20020321-1-004321-3.html]<br>'''Online forum''' with family history interests [http://www.guyana.org/cgi-bin/Directory/guydir.cgi?act=N http://www.guyana.org/cgi-bin/Directory/guydir.cgi?act=N]<br><br>'''Georgetown, Guyana News''' [http://www.topix.com/gy/georgetown http://www.topix.com/gy/georgetown ]<br><br>'''The National Trust of Guyana''' seems to be concerned with preserving historic buildings rather than family history.<br>[http://www.nationaltrust.gov.gy/ http://www.nationaltrust.gov.gy/]<br>
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'''Supplementary:'''<br><br>''''''''An excellent article on the county '''and its history can be found at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana]<br><br>'''Parliament of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana''' [http://www.parliament.gov.gy/ http://www.parliament.gov.gy/]<br><br>'''University of Guyana '''(no family history listed) [http://uog.edu.gy/search/node http://uog.edu.gy/search/node ]<br><br>'''The National Library of Guyana''' has newspapers, yearbooks, historical writings and photographs. [http://www.natlib.gov.gy/ http://www.natlib.gov.gy/ ]<br><br>'''2002 census of Guyana''', but seems to give no access to anything other than basic statistics, and no access to earlier censuses. [http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/census.html http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/census.html ]<br><br>'''Guyana News and Information''' [http://www.guyana.org/ http://www.guyana.org/ ]<br>Discussion on indentured East Indians in Guyana (projected database of East Indian Indentured Servants)<br>[http://www.guyana.org/noncgi/forum/Archives/Archive-000002/HTML/20020321-1-004321-3.html http://www.guyana.org/noncgi/forum/Archives/Archive-000002/HTML/20020321-1-004321-3.html]<br>'''Online forum''' with family history interests [http://www.guyana.org/cgi-bin/Directory/guydir.cgi?act=N http://www.guyana.org/cgi-bin/Directory/guydir.cgi?act=N]<br><br>'''Georgetown, Guyana News''' [http://www.topix.com/gy/georgetown http://www.topix.com/gy/georgetown ]<br><br>'''The National Trust of Guyana''' seems to be concerned with preserving historic buildings rather than family history.<br>[http://www.nationaltrust.gov.gy/ http://www.nationaltrust.gov.gy/]<br>

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Some online research resources:

The Guyana / British Guiana Genealogical Society http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm
This page discusses special challenges: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/Research.htm

The Guyana / British Guiana Genealogical Society http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm
Guyana/British Guiana Genealogy Society Forum http://guyanagen.proboards.com/index.cgi

Guyana Genealogical and Biographical Society http://guygenbiosociety.blogspot.com/
This blog contains transcribed newspaper anouncements of birth, marriage, and death, and some biographies and photos.

Chinese in Guyana: their roots http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~guycigtr/

British Guiana Colonists http://www.vc.id.au/tb/ is an index to colonists.

Guyana Colonial Newspapers
http://www.vc.id.au/edg/index.html

Guyana - Family History & Genealogy Message Boards http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.southam.guyana/mb.ashx

Guyana Genealogy Queries http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/74/

Guyana government addresses http://www.candoo.com/genresources/#GUYANA

Guyana Government Information Agency http://www.gina.gov.gy/
(passports, birth certificates) http://www.gina.gov.gy/govservicesbenefits.html

Afrigeneas
African-American genealogy and has searchable records and slave data. There are discussion forums about tracing family from the Caribbean, including Guyana. http://www.afrigeneas.com/forum-carib/

A Guyana genealogy message board http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyanese_genealogy/message/756

The British National Archives http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/search.asp

1909 Argosy Directory of British Guiana- a list of prominent people.
http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=528&p=localities.southam.guyana.general

Family History Centers in Guyana:
Georgetown Guyana
Prashad Nagar
Georgetown, Guyana
Note: These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
If you live in the area, see if they can help you.


Supplementary:

'''An excellent article on the county and its history can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana

Parliament of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana http://www.parliament.gov.gy/

University of Guyana (no family history listed) http://uog.edu.gy/search/node

The National Library of Guyana has newspapers, yearbooks, historical writings and photographs. http://www.natlib.gov.gy/

2002 census of Guyana, but seems to give no access to anything other than basic statistics, and no access to earlier censuses. http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/census.html

Guyana News and Information http://www.guyana.org/
Discussion on indentured East Indians in Guyana (projected database of East Indian Indentured Servants)
http://www.guyana.org/noncgi/forum/Archives/Archive-000002/HTML/20020321-1-004321-3.html
Online forum with family history interests http://www.guyana.org/cgi-bin/Directory/guydir.cgi?act=N

Georgetown, Guyana News http://www.topix.com/gy/georgetown

The National Trust of Guyana seems to be concerned with preserving historic buildings rather than family history.
http://www.nationaltrust.gov.gy/