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''[[United Kingdom]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caribbean]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''''[[British_Virgin_Islands_Genealogy|British Virgin Islands]]'''{{British Virgin Islands-sidebar}}Guide to '''British Virgin Islands ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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The British Virgin Islands is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are [[Puerto Rico Genealogy|Puerto Rico]], the [[U.S. Virgin Islands Genealogy|U.S. Virgin Islands]], and [[Anguilla Genealogy|Anguilla]]. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "British Virgin Islands," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Virgin_Islands, accessed 4 May 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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:This articles is about the '''British''' Virgin Islands. For other uses, see [[Virgin Islands]]
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<h3>Getting Started with British Virgin Islands Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with British Virgin Islands research.
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*[[British Virgin Islands Church Records|Church Records]]
 
 
== Getting started with British Virgin Islands research ==
 
 
 
Overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Farthest east island group in the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies. On the northeast edge of the Caribbean Sea, helping seperate it from the North Atlantic Ocean. East of Puerto Rico. The British Virgin Islands lie north and east of the U.S. Virgin Islands. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/vi.html
 
 
 
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<h3>British Virgin Islands Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in British Virgin Islands research.
 
*[http://www.britishislesgenweb.org/~bvi/ British Virgin Islands Genealogy Project]
 
*[http://www.britishislesgenweb.org/~bvi/ British Virgin Islands Genealogy Project]
 
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*[[Caribbean Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Caribbean Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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==British Virgin Islands Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the British Virgin Islands.
  
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the British Virgin Islands.
  
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British Virgin Islands Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
British Virgin Islands Background
Local Research Resources

.Guide to British Virgin Islands ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

The British Virgin Islands is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Anguilla. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with British Virgin Islands Research

Links to articles on getting started with British Virgin Islands research.

British Virgin Islands Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in British Virgin Islands research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

British Virgin Islands Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the British Virgin Islands.

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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the British Virgin Islands.

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "British Virgin Islands," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Virgin_Islands, accessed 4 May 2016.