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''Not to be confused with [[French Guiana]] (French: Guyane)''.
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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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Not to be confused with [[French Guiana Genealogy|French Guiana]] (French: ''Guyane'').
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== Getting started with Guyana research ==
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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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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Guyana Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Guyana research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
  
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>  
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<h3>Guyana Research Tools</h3>
Demerara is now part of Guyana.
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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]
== Jurisdictions  ==
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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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== Research Tools  ==
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==Guyana Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guyana.
  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/guyana-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Guyana]
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*[[Guyana Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Guyana Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Guyana Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Guyana Census|Census]]
 
*[[Guyana Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Guyana Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Guyana Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Guyana Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Guyana Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Guyana Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Guyana Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Guyana Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Guyana Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Guyana Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Guyana History|History]]
 
*[[Guyana Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Guyana Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Guyana Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Guyana Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Guyana Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Guyana Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Guyana Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Guyana Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Guyana Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Guyana Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Guyana Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Guyana Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Guyana Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Guyana Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
 
 
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guyana.  Regions:
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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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Latest revision as of 20:39, 30 November 2016

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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.

Guyana regions english.png

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.