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- Bahamas DNA Project
- Bahamas Genealogy Group at Groups.io This free online genealogy resource has history files, family files, and a membership of 700 who are happy to share information about their Bahamian ancestry.
- Bibliography of Bahamian Genealogy
- List of Profiles in WikiTree which have been categorized as being directly connected to the Bahamas.
- List of WikiTree's Bahamas Project Members
- Department of Archives, Mackey Street, Nassau, Bahamas The Department of Archives was established by an act of Parliament in 1971. It is the final repository for permanent records and archives for The Government of The Bahamas. It is also the repository for early church records and privately donated collections.
- Bahamas Records
- Bahamas Civil Registration: Births, Marriages, Deaths (1850 - 1965) Bahamas. Registrar General. Published by familysearch.org
- Select Bahamas Parish Records Transcribed, compiled, and available online at The Wyannie Malone Historical Museum, Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas. From 1740. Annual fee of $25.
- Cemeteries in the Bahama Islands Published by Findagrave.
- Key West City Cemetery Included here because of the extensive emigration of Bahamians to Key West, Florida after 1840. Published by Findagrave.
- Bahamas Land and Property Records (1788 - 1955) Includes 300-plus microfilm reels of Indexes, Crown Grants, Wills, Estate Appraisals, Deeds, Deeds of Gift, Conveyances, Releases of Dowers, Sale of Slaves, Manumissions, Receipts, etc. Book A through Book U9. Bahamas: Registrar General.
- Book C Census, Bahama Islands, 1738 - 1740 Copied into Book C - pages 166 - 177.
- Former British Colonial Dependencies, Slave Registers, 1813-1834 Bahamas: Registrar General. This link takes you to ancestry.co.uk where the Slave Registers are free to view.
- Origins and Forced Relocations of Enslaved Africans Across The Atlantic World The SlaveVoyages website is a collaborative digital initiative that compiles and makes publicly accessible records of the largest slave trades in history.
- Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery This database - developed by University College London - provides information on the slave compensation claims submitted by slave owners in the Bahamas.
- Bahamas Newspapers
- The Nassau Guardian and Bahama Advertiser (1849 - 1922) Digital Library of the Caribbean, University of Florida, George A Smathers Libraries.
- The Tribune. Nassau, Bahamas (1913-1916; 1973-1974; 2005-2011) Digital Library of the Caribbean, University of Florida, George A Smathers Libraries.
- Royal Gazette and Bahama Advertiser (1804 - 1837) Digital Library of the Caribbean, University of Florida, George A Smathers Libraries.
- HathiTrust Digital Library Catalog - Bahamas
- Passenger Manifests
- Key West, Florida Passenger Lists (1898 - 1945) Arrival lists were used by legal authorities to gather personal information about visitors/immigrants like name and age of passenger, birthplace of passenger, and name and address of relative/friend in former country and in current country. A useful "census substitute". Authors: United States. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Published by familysearch.org
- Tampa, Florida Passenger Lists (1898 - 1945) Arrival lists were used by legal authorities to gather personal information about visitors/immigrants like name and age of passenger, birthplace of passenger, and name and address of relative/friend in former country and in current country. A useful "census substitute". There are two gaps in these records. Authors: United States. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Published by familysearch.org
- Additional Databases
- Florida Deaths, 1877-1939 This database provides invaluable information on Bahamian-born individuals who died in Florida. Florida death records created by Florida Department of Health and Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida.
- Florida Probate Records, 1784-1990 Collection of probate records, including case files, wills and other documents created by the probate courts of various Florida counties. Probates were generally recorded in the county of residence. "Florida Probate Records, 1784-1990." County courthouses, Florida.
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