In the decade of the 1970s there was another dispersion to North America and the UK in particular.
In the 17th through 19th centuries Britain required that the colony should take a census or a count of the population in various years in order to provide statistics concerning the makeup of the population.
The final section contains General Information on those in Administration, the military, constabulary, medical, ecclesiastical, and educational fields, lodges and societies.
This is a virtual genealogy library for those researching family history for Jamaica, West Indies, especially for people born before 1920.
The site contains transcriptions from various documents including nineteenth century Jamaica Almanacs (which list property owners and civil and military officials), Jamaica Directories for 1878, 18, extractions from Jamaican Church records, Civil Registration, Wills, Jewish records, and excerpts from newspapers, books, and other documents.
The name and address of each individual or business is listed.
There is a list of the towns referred to in postal addresses, with a brief description.
There are several lists: a list of property owners and pens, sugar estates and plantations, arranged by parishes; a business directory listed by trades; a list of persons living in Kingston and St.
Andrew; a list of persons living outside that area; and a list of Ministers arranged by denomination.
A search for the surname will lead to a parish in which their property was located.
Viewing the details will give you their first names, property name, size of property or number of slaves and livestock.
See link to List One below in "Immigration." List Two consisted of 112 families, for a total of 353 individuals.
For most of them the list shows when and where they settled, and how many acres of land they received.
See link to List Two below in "Immigration." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ These Returns provide the details of each grant: date, name, number of acres, legal description of the location, boundaries, and owners of adjoining properties.