Two major historical periodicals that have included items of genealogical interest. Caribbeana includes results of numerous searches by professional genealogists in English records for material concerning seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Barbadians:
- The Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society. FHL Book 972.981 B2j.
The Library of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society has compiled a name index to this journal.
- Caribbeana: Being Miscellaneous Papers Relating to the History, Genealogy, Topography, and Antiquities of the British West Indies. 6 vols. London: Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919. FHL Book 972.9 D2c v. 1-v. 6; free digital versions at University of Florida website; for hard copies, see: Project: republisher's bookstore
The Barbados Genealogy section identifies a publication that contains a condensed version of the compiled family histories from these journals.