The Department of Archives receives numerous visits by researchers looking for FAMILY HISTORY or PROPERTY.
To help narrow the search, researchers are asked to know one or more of the following details about their ANCESTOR or FAMILY:
Place of Birth
Date of Birth
Place of Death
Date of Marriage
Place of Marriage
Researchers can use the following documents to aid in their family search:
Register of Freed Slaves
Local Government and Commissioner's Report
Maps and Plans
Deeds, Indentures and Conveyances
Bahamas Staff List
Government High School Files
Contract Labour Records
Birth, Marriage and Death Records
NOTE: The Department of Archives holds SOME records from the REGISTRAR GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT and the DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS.
However, MICROFILM COPIES and ORIGINALS are available at these departments.
About the Archives
Repair & Bindery
Department of Archives, P.O. Box SS-6341, Nassau, N.P., Bahamas. TEL: (242) 393-2175/393-2855. FAX: (242) 393-2855
Email email@example.com Website: www.bahamasnationalarchives.bs.