African Roots Podcast # 128 September 16th, 2011

This Week's Pod Cast

 

Welcome back to the African Roots Podcast!
You can always reach me at AfricanRootsPodcast@gmail.com

Some wonderful news for those researching slavery in the British West Indies. British Slave records have recently been put online! This includes:
Antigua (1817-1818, 1821, 1824, 1828, 1832)
Bahamas (1822, 1825, 1828, 1831, 1834)
Barbados (1817, 1820, 1823, 1826, 1829, 1832, 1834)
Berbice (1818-1819, 1822)
Dominica (1817, 1820, 1823)
Grenada (1817-1834)
Honduras (1834)
Jamaica (1817, 1820, 1823, 1826, 1829, 1832, 1834)
Mauritius (1817, 1819, 1822, 1826, 1830, 1832, 1835)
Nevis (1817, 1822, 1825, 1828, 1831)
Sri Lanka (Ceylon) (1818-1832)
St Christopher (1817, 1822, 1825, 1827-1828, 1831, 1834)
St Lucia (1815, 1819)
St Vincent (1817, 1822, 1825, 1828, 1831, 1834)
Tobago (1819-1834)
Trinidad (1813, 1815-1816, 1819, 1822, 1825, 1828, 1831, 1834)
Virgin Islands (1818, 1822, 1825, 1828, 1831, 1834)

Though this is early 19th century—what a wealth of data it holds. A full article appears on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter!

http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2008/04/british-slave-r.html

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Getting ready for the AAHGS Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.

There will be pre-conference tours next week and things will officially kick off on Thursday evening and run through Saturday evening.

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The Webinar on African American Online Resources can be ordered directly from LegacyFamilyTree.com

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Don’t forget to look into the Black Genealogy Summit and their schedule for the October confernce in Ft. Wayne, Indiana at the Allen County Library.

Thanks for listening everyone and next week’s broadcast will come from Little Rock Arkansas. In the meantime, keep researching, keep documenting, and keep sharing what you find.

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