West Indies [Caribbean and Americas]

Scope and Content

Synod minutes for the West Indies date from 1822 with general correspondence from 1803 to 1857 and from 1903. Conference correspondence exists from 1880 to 1902. Correspondence for specific areas is available as follows: Antigua (1833-1890), Bahamas (1835-), Barbados (1905-), British Guiana (1867-), British Honduras (1833-), Demerara (1858-1867), Haiti/Santo Domingo (1834-1930), Jamaica (1833-), Leeward Islands (1905-), St Vincent (1858-1890) and Trinidad (1905-). Photographic material (c.1880-c.1967) comprises images from the following districts: The Bahamas, Jamaica, Honduras, Haiti, Central America, Leeward Islands, Barbados & Trinidad, British Guiana [Guyana] and general.

Access Information

The majority of the collection is only available for consultation on microfiche. Only photographic material is currently available for beyond 1950.

Restrictions Apply

Other Finding Aids

Handlists to correspondence dating up to 1906 are available in the SCRR.

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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