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''[[South America]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Guyana_Genealogy|Guyana]]'''{{Guyana-sidebar}}Guide to '''Guyana ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.  
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== Getting started with Guyana research  ==
 
 
 
Formerly British Guiana. Republic in the northern part of South America, bounded on the northeast by the North Atantic Ocean, on the east by Suriname, on the south and west by Brazil, and on the northwest by Venezuela. See the [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gy.html CIA ''World Factbook''] about Guyana. <br>
 
 
 
Demerara is now part of Guyana.
 
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
 
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
 
 
 
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Not to be confused with [[French Guiana Genealogy|French Guiana]] (French: ''Guyane'').
  
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==Country Information==
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Guyana is a country in South America bordered by [[Brazil Genealogy|Brazil]], [[Suriname Genealogy|Suriname]], and [[Venezuela Genealogy|Venezuela]]. It was formerly a colony of [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]] and [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]]. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guyana," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana, accessed 28 April 2016.</ref>
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<h3>Guyana Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Guyana research.
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/guyana-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy and Family History Network - Guyana]
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*[http://www.guyana.org/history.html Summary of Guyana History]<br>
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*[[Georgetown Guyana Family History Centre]]<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/index.htm Guyana/British Guiana Genealogical Society]
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*[[Online Resources for Guyana]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~guycigtr/ The Chinese in Guyana]
 
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==Guyana Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guyana.
  
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*[[Guyana Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
  
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guyana.  Regions:
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#Barima-Waini
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#Pomeroon-Supenaam
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#East Berbice-Corentyne
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#Cuyuni-Mazaruni
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#Potaro-Siparuni
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#Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo
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#Upper Demerara-Berbice
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Guyana Family History Center locator map]
  
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Guyana Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Guyana Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Guyana ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Not to be confused with French Guiana (French: Guyane).

Country Information

Guyana is a country in South America bordered by Brazil, Suriname, and Venezuela. It was formerly a colony of The Netherlands and Great Britain. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Guyana Research

Links to articles on getting started with Guyana research.

Guyana Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Guyana research.


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Guyana Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guyana.

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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guyana. Regions:

  1. Barima-Waini
  2. Pomeroon-Supenaam
  3. Essequibo Islands-West Demerara
  4. Demerara-Mahaica
  5. Mahaica-Berbice
  6. East Berbice-Corentyne
  7. Cuyuni-Mazaruni
  8. Potaro-Siparuni
  9. Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo
  10. Upper Demerara-Berbice

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Guyana," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana, accessed 28 April 2016.