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'''Saint Helena''' (formally '''Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha''' and '''Saint Helena and Dependencies''') is an [[British Overseas Territories|overseas territory of the United Kingdom]] consisting of the islands of Saint Helena, Ascension Island and the Tristan da Cunha group. These islands are in the South Atlantic Ocean about half way between Africa and South America. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Saint Helena," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena, accessed 22 April 2016.</ref>
'''Saint Helena''' (formally '''Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha''') is an [[British Overseas Territories|overseas territory of the United Kingdom]] and of the European Union consisting of the islands of Saint Helena, Ascension Island and the Tristan da Cunha group. These islands are in the South Atlantic Ocean about half way between Africa and South America. See the [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sh.html CIA ''World Factbook'']
 
 
 
The country was previously known as '''Saint Helena and Dependencies''' until 1 September 2009, when a new constitution came into force giving the three islands equal status within the territory.
 
 
 
=== Jurisdictions ===
 
 
 
*Saint Helena Administrative Area
 
*Ascension Dependency
 
*Tristan da Cunha Dependency
 
 
 
=== Research Tools ===
 
 
 
* [http://www.sthelena.se/genealog/genealog.htm Archives in Saint Helena]
 
* [http://www.archeion.talktalk.net/sthelena/ Saint Helena Institute]
 
* [http://www.archeion.talktalk.net/sthelena/familyhistory.htm British Isles GenWeb Saint Helena]
 
 
 
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<h3>Getting Started with Saint Helena Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Saint Helena research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[http://www.sthelena.se/genealog/genealog.htm Archives in Saint Helena]
*[[Saint Helena Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://www.archeion.talktalk.net/sthelena/ Saint Helena Institute]
*[[Saint Helena Biography|Biography]]
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*[http://www.archeion.talktalk.net/sthelena/familyhistory.htm British Isles GenWeb Saint Helena]
*[[Saint Helena Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[http://forebears.io/saint-helena-ascension-and-tristan-da-cunha Forebears Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha]
*[[Saint Helena Census|Census]]
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*[[Saint Helena Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Genealogy|Genealogy]]  
 
*[[Saint Helena Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]  
 
*[[Saint Helena History|History]]  
 
*[[Saint Helena Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Merchant Marine|Merchant Marine]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Occupations|Occupations]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Parishes|Parishes]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Names, Personal|Personal Names]]  
 
*[[Saint Helena Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Poor Law Unions|Poor Law Unions]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Saint Helena Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
  
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==Saint Helena Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Saint Helena.
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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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Saint Helena Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Saint Helena Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Saint Helena (formally Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha and Saint Helena and Dependencies) is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom consisting of the islands of Saint Helena, Ascension Island and the Tristan da Cunha group. These islands are in the South Atlantic Ocean about half way between Africa and South America. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Saint Helena Research

Links to articles on getting started with Saint Helena research.

Saint Helena Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Saint Helena research.

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Saint Helena Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Saint Helena. Saint Helena map.png

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Saint Helena," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena, accessed 22 April 2016.