Get £5 off the new edition of “Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestors”

Tracing Your Caribbean AncestorsThe third and newest edition of Guy Grannum’s Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestors is out this week.

To celebrate its launch The National Archives website  are offering it for only £11.99 – £5 OFF the usual price of £16.99. I’m not sure how long the introductory offer will last, so get in there quick!

The new edition is fully revised and covers recent developments in Caribbean archives, including details of newly released information and archives that are now available online.

The gorgeous the front cover features the waving passengers and crew of the MV Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks, having sailed from Australia via Jamaica. The photograph was taken by Jones for the Daily Herald newspaper on 21 June, 1948.

The Empire Windrush passenger lists 1948 (BT 26/237) , which is part of the collection at The National Archives, lists the names of the 492 Jamaicans who stepped ashore on 22 June 1948.

The National Archives holds the majority of inward passenger lists from 1878 to 1960 and outward passenger lists from 1890 to 1960 for UK ports, you can find more information here.

Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestors is a must have book for any one undertaking family history research for people who were born, lived or worked in the Caribbean.

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