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Research

 

Like most areas of the Caribbean, genealogy research in The Bahamas can be challenging. Fortunately, there are many resources available from the earliest times to today, if you know where to look. There are records to be found both on and off the islands.

Bahamas National Archives

Bahamas Historical Society Museum

Bahamas Genealogy Resources

 

Registrar General
PO Box N532
Nassau, Bahamas
(242) 322-3316

The Registrar General has birth & death records from January 1850 to the present, and marriage records from January 1799 to the present.

 

Records

 

Bahamas Government Records at the University of Florida

The LDS/Mormon Church located in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA has microfilmed many records pertaining to the Bahamas. These microfilms can be checked out from any LDS Family History Center in the world. A small shipping fee will be required for each roll of microfilm, and the microfilm can not be taken off the premises of a Family History Center. Each roll of microfilm can be checked out for a 30 day period.

How to Check Out/Order LDS Microfilm

LDS Records for the Bahamas 

Online Records

The Pioneer Settlers of the Bahamas - 1671 Census

Loyalist Settlers 1778 - 1783

Nassau, New Providence Burial Records

Supreme Court Wills Index 1722 - 1917

Harbour Island, Eleuthera Land Grants, 1791


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