Locations visited by Ainsley Harriott

Paisley Museum

High Street
PA1 2BA
PAISLEY

0141 887 1010

Paisley Museum first opened in 1871. Its collections include the Paisley Shawl Collection, "a Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland". It's here that Robin learns about weaving from expert Dan Coughlan.

Barbados Department of Archives

Lazaretto Building
Black Rock
St Michael
Barbados
BB24001

(001 246) 425 1380

This former lepers' hospital is the official location for all parish registrations of baptisms marriages and burials and probate records spanning the early 1600s to the early 1900s. The archive can also conduct searches on your behalf for a small fee.

Barbados Museum & Historical Society

St. Ann's Garrison
St.Michael
Barbados
BB14038

(001 246) 427 0201

As well as documenting the cultural social and natural history of Barbados this museum also has a good library. Holdings include 5 000 volumes on Barbadian history and genealogy plus plantation records and registers for the slavery period and photograph and postcard collections from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Jamaica Archives and Records Department

59 Church Street
Kingston
Jamaica

(00 1 876) 922 8830

The Jamaica Archives is the repository for original registers of baptisms marriages and burials for the Church of England in Jamaica 1666 - 1880. It also holds some returns from non conformist churches and the Jewish community and other sources such as slave registers and land records.

The Registrar General's Department

Twickenham Park
Spanish Town
Jamaica

(00 1 876) 984 3041

The Registrar General’s Department (also known as the Island Record Office) is the main source of genealogical information in Jamaica. It holds records of births deaths marriages wills and deeds adoptions deed polls conveyances bills of sales and powers of attorney. There is also a remote research service available for those unable to visit in person - enquiries via email.

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