Editorial Note: Where possible I have reviewed the links previous to listing them. Where the links connect to publications we have made no attempt to edit, but include them to provide access to information and a broad range of viewpoints. The information contained should be judged by author, source, and publishing org...like anything else in life.
Carol Haagensen's Personal Web Directory The Web-master of Carib Gen-Web's very extensive list of on-line resources specific to the islands.
American Plantations and Colonies: A unique on line resource for immigrant lists and ship voyages from England to the colonies by Thomas Langford.
Public Record Office: (U.K.) Featuring study guides, and information for accessing the extensive archives in the P.R.O. Check out "Genealogy"area.
Généalogie et Histoire de la Caraïbe Page d'accueil : A fine effort specializing in French colonial issues, in most cases with english text as well as the original french....good source for queries and help on French issues in the Leewards.
Society of Genealogists : This is the bookstore site of SOG in the U.K. which offers numerous publications and guides on a broad range of subjects helpfull to those interested in family studies. It will connect you to the rest of their site.
Gateway to Scotland: Extensive links and information on Scottish resources, web-sites, etc.
Search West Indies Newsgroup Posts: This is the search area for West Indies Newsgroup which will soon be gatewayed to Carib-L mailing List.
World GenWeb Home Page: Good starting place for tracking backwards to the home countries.
Norman Ross Publishing Inc. Checklist for American Studies: NRP distributes microfilm documents to libraries throughout the world. Their lists give some idea of possible sources to be explored.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet: Probably the most awesome collection of links and resources assembled anywhere on the internet....
Caribbean Surnames Index : Researcher contact board organized by island and surname interest.
AAHGS : Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Past editions on-line; includes very good resource information for family studies.
1492 Exhibit: Library of Congress exhibit with information on the Sibonney, Taino, and Carib Indians amongst other good detail.
History Today: On line version of the definitive historical publication. A good read.
Internet Library of Early Journals: Includes on-line versions of Gentleman's Magazine which can be searched. This is a continuing project to put these journals on-line.
Nigel Batty-Smith's Genealogy Web-site: Features a very large database of U.K. surnames...
Caribbean Surnames Index: submit your surnames by location, and find others researching them.
History of the Caribbean: Brown University, good content.
Slavery and Sugar
World Sugar History Newsletter : A must read for anyone who wishes to understand life in the colonial islands. Rich source for new publications, images, ethno-historical info, etc etc....published biannually. Past issues available on line.
The Barbados Sugar Museum: Interesting info on the machines used for production of Sugar...with a concentration on steam power.
DPLS Archive Slave Movement During the 18th and 19th Centuries : a good source for information on one of the most important topics of Carib-family studies.
The Story of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave: information on her autobiography.
Slave Bibliography Table of Contents: An extensive Bibliography.
'Slavery....Social Death or Communal Victory' A Critical Appraisal of Slavery and Social Death by Dr. Orlando Patterson. MAX B. : Very beautiful page, with full detail and review.
Seacoast NH Black History - Black Jacks : Although not directly relevent to the Carib, important for background on slave and free sailors of colour. A topic of great interest in the present academic communities.
Victorian Political History An Overview: Provides time-lines, and background on British attitudes and culture, mostly victorian.
STUDIES IN THE WORLD HISTORY OF SLAVERY, ABOLITION AND EMANCIPATION: Another academic publication on the net, with back issues available....good reading.
Slave Trade to Jamaica: not merely for Jamaica....downloadable data-bases on several aspects of the colonial slave trade including ships lists and other information
All pages on this site Copyright © 1998 Christopher M. Codrington
This page was last updated on 12 March, 1999.