LDS records

This guide was last updated in 2009

There are all kinds of other records available at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) centre and in Jamaica: wills, slave registers, military records, gazetteers, pedigrees and more.

There will also be records of the administration of the colony at The National Archives at Kew. It is a question of searching the catalogues and examining anything that might be relevant to you. If you are searching for ancestors who immigrated to this country, try looking for a naturalisation record on the National Archives website.

The Jamaica Archives and Records Department is also a good source of information.

Tip: Remember that slaves often took the name of the master when they were liberated.

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