Saint Peter Parish, Barbados

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Early History[edit | edit source]

The earliest parish registers for St. Peter, Barbados begin with the first baptism record in October of 1779 with William Edwards.

The first marriages in this parish appear in May of 1779 with surnames such as Agard, Archer, Austin, Burnett, Clarke, Ford, Fraser, Goding, Graham, Harrison, Hawkesworth, Jemott, Kattlewell, Sandiford, Seale, Taitt, Trotter, Walters, Weston, and Wright. These were quickly followed by other well known names from that period, that continue to this day, with the likes of Armstrong, Averard, Beard, Beedle, Belgrove, Bend, Best, Bostock, Boyce, Bridge, Bruton, Burch, Burgess, Burnett, Butcher, Campbell, Chandler, Corbin, Cordew, Cozier, Crone, Cumberbatch, Cummins, Dawley, Dear, Dewsberry, Dickson, Dowrich, Drinkwater, Earle, Edwards, Emptage, Estwick, Farley, Farnum, Farre, Feaghan, Fletcher, Forster, Francklyn, Fraser, Frederick, French, Frizzel, Gibbons, Gilkes, Goodridge, Gowdey, Greaves, Gresshia, Griffith, Harris, Hinds, Hoskins, Howel, Hoyte, Hurst, Hutson, Jones, Jordan, Kellman, Kenedy, King, Knight, Lapthorn, Lavine, Leacock, Lennox, Lewis, Lloyd, Lowe, Mackey, Mahon, Marshall, McDonald, Meares, Mellowes, Merrifield, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Mullins, Murphey, Napleton, Neblet, Nicholls, O'Neale, Odwin, Ogier, Parris, Payne, Peirce, Pennington, Perkins, Porter, Porter, Potter, Prescod, Quarlis, Richards, Rollstone, Ross, Rudder, Sherman, Shuffler, Skeete, Skinner, Smith, Sober, Standford, Stevenson, Stroud, Tappin, Thomas, Truston, Turton, Vaughan, Walton, Waterman, Weathers, Welch, Wells, Whitfoot, Whitney, Wilkinson, Williams, Withers, Wrong, Yeamans, Yearwood.

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