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Walsh family

I have a couple of links with the Caribbean in both Jamaica and Saint-Domingue (now Haiti). The primary connection is through my great great-grandmother, Eliza Thomasina Walsh, who was born on 3 March 1808 in Jamaica and baptised in St. Catherine’s Parish, Spanish Town. Eliza’s father was Lt. Col. Thomas Walsh of the British 56thContinue reading “Walsh family”


Brissett family from Jamaica

This story is based on a story originally posted on The first Brissett to arrive in Jamaica is believed to have been John Brisset(t), who married Mary Haughton and gave birth to George Brissett in about 1724. The baptism of George has not yet been found, but is likely to have occurred in JamaicaContinue reading “Brissett family from Jamaica”