Jamaica Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Access the records: Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920 .


What is in the Collection?

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

This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

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

How Do I Search the Collection?

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).

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

Related Websites

Jamaican Family Search This website has a great deal of information available at no cost.

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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation

"Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920.