Find your ancestors in Britain, early emigration to Barbados

What can these records tell me?

There are various documents included in this collection covering an array of event types, including baptisms, burials, censuses, landowner lists, and other lists. Each result provides you with a transcript and image of the original records.

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Age
  • Year
  • Event date (event refers to the event type, i.e. if you are looking at burials, this would be the burial date)
  • Parish
  • Country
  • Piece description
  • Year range
  • Archive reference
  • Archive

Depending on the type of document, the images of the original records may include additional details such as fathers’ names or information pertaining to other North American colonies such as the colonies of Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Discover more about these records

Included in this collection are the following pieces from The National Archives (TNA):

  • CO 1/44 – American and West Indies, colonial papers: Barbados Lists of Property Owners, Militia, et al., 1678-1680
  • CO 28/16 – Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, original correspondence – Barbados Census of White Population, 1715