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'''''[[North America]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''''[[Bermuda Genealogy|Bermuda]]''' {{Bermuda-sidebar}}Guide to '''Bermuda ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Getting started with Bermuda research  ==
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==Country Information==
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Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory located about 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]] in the Atlantic Ocean. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Bermuda," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermuda, accessed 4 May 2016.</ref>
  
An excellent book to get started is:<br>
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==Getting Started ==
 
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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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<h3>Getting Started with Bermuda Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Bermuda research.
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*[[Bermuda Church Records]]
 
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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
 
9 parishes and 2 municipalities*; Devonshire, Hamilton, Hamilton*, Paget, Pembroke, Saint George*, Saint George's, Sandys, Smith's, Southampton, Warwick
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bmuwgw/bermuda.htm Bermuda Genealogy and History]
 
 
 
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<h3>Bermuda Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Bermuda research.
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:[[Bermuda#More Bermuda Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
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==Jurisdictions==
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Bermuda has 9 parishes and 2 municipalities*
  
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*[[Paget, Bermuda Genealogy|Paget]]
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*[[Saint George's Parish, Bermuda Genealogy|Saint George]]
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*[[Smith's, Bermuda Genealogy|Smith's]]
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==More Bermuda Research Strategies==
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Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first.  Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Bermuda.
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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=098Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982)}}.</ref>
  
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==More Bermuda Research Tools==
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Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Bermuda.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bmuwgw/bermuda.htm Bermuda Genealogy and History]
 
 
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[[Bermuda Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Bermuda Biographies|Biographies]]
 
*[[Bermuda Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Bermuda Census|Census]]
 
*[[Bermuda Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Bermuda Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Bermuda Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Bermuda Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Bermuda Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Bermuda Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]
 
*[[Bermuda Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Bermuda Geography|Geography]]
 
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*[[Bermuda History|History]]
 
*[[Bermuda Jurisdictions|Jurisdictions]]
 
*[[Bermuda Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Bermuda Language|Language]]
 
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*[[Bermuda Military|Military]]
 
*[[Bermuda Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
 
*[[Bermuda Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Bermuda Nobility|Nobility]]
 
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*[[Bermuda Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Bermuda Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Bermuda Public Records|Public Records]]
 
*[[Bermuda Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Bermuda Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Bermuda Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Bermuda Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Bermuda Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
 
 
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Bermuda Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Bermuda ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory located about 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Bermuda Research

Links to articles on getting started with Bermuda research.

See More Research Strategies

Bermuda Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Bermuda research.

See More Research Tools

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Bermuda Map

Bermuda-divmap.png


Jurisdictions

Bermuda has 9 parishes and 2 municipalities*

More Bermuda Research Strategies

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Bermuda.

  • 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.[2]

More Bermuda Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Bermuda.

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Bermuda," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermuda, accessed 4 May 2016.
  2. 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).


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