|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Nassau (Bahamas). Registrar General.|
|Title:||Nassau (Bahamas) wills, deeds, and records|
|Extent:||0.32 cubic feet (16 microfilm boxes)|
The Bahamas were settled in 1647 by the Company of Eleutheran Adventurers, a group of English settlers seeking religious freedom. After the end of the Revolutionary War, approximately 6,000 American loyalists and their slaves settled in The Bahamas.
This collection consists of a microfilm copy of records from the registrar general's office in Nassau, Bahamas. They contain information on wills (1700-1818), dowers (1791-1792), deeds, (1780-1845), indentures (1783-1796), and grants for individuals living in the Bahamas.
The materials were microfilmed by the Registrar General of Nassau, Bahamas, in 1956.
Original records held by the Registrar General, Nassau, Bahamas.
A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.
[item identification], Nassau (Bahamas) wills, deeds, and records, MS 6002, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
|1||X-6002-01. Wills, 1700-1755|
|Index at the beginning.|
|2||X-6002-02. Wills, 1721-1755|
|3||X-6002-03. Wills, 1758-1766|
|4||X-6002-04. Wills, 1790-1806|
|5||X-6002-05. Wills, 1791-1818|
|(Missing as of 11/1991)|
|6||X-6002-06. Dowers, 1791-1818|
|7||X-6002-07. Crown grant, conveyances, 1793-1815|
|8||X-6002-08. Master's Protest, prisoner exchanges, deeds, privateer commissions, 1733-?|
|9||X-6002-09. Writs issued out of court, Supreme Court, 1868|
|10||X-6002-10. Deeds, court records, 1838-1845|
|11||X-6002-11. Royal grants, 1790|
|12||X-6002-12. Royal grants, 1790-1791|
|13||X-6002-13. Royal grants, 1790|
|14||X-6002-14. Royal grants, 1791-1792|
|15||X-6002-15. Indentures, 1783, 1793-1796|
|16||X-6002-16. Deeds, deposits, 1780-1820|