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This section lists our main sources of information. It provides helpful and thorough bibliographies, and there is also useful information on National Archives, national record keeping, and relevant Library catalogues and special collections. You will also find information on online bookstores, as well as information on published material such as books, newspapers and other documents.


Bibliography on the Portuguese Experience in Trinidad and Tobago, compiled by Jo-Anne S. Ferreira, 2001
Bibliography on Portuguese Immigration to the Americas, with Special Emphasis on the Caribbean, compiled by Jo-Anne S. Ferreira, 1999
Bibliography on the Madeiran Presbyterians from Madeira to Trinidad and the US, compiled by Jo-Anne S. Ferreira, 1999.
Lisbon Pages:
A Short Social Sciences Bibliography on Portugal
Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography


Internet Library of Early Journals, A digital library of 18th and 19th Century journals
Latin America and the Caribbean Microform Catalog
Library of Congress
Bibliography on Portuguese Americans
Library of Congress
Hispanic Reading Room: Hispanic and Portuguese Collections
The Newberry Library's
William B. Greenlee Collection (for Portuguese and Brazilian History)
Portuguese Genealogical & Historical Library



Addall.com (book search and price comparisons)
Alibris (out-of-print and used books)
Barnes and Noble
BookFinder.com (book search and price comparisons)
Trinidad-Online bookstore


Livraria Arco Iris
Buchholz: International Bookstore
Bertrand Livreiros - Home Page
Livraria Academica
SomLivre.pt Mega Store


Writings by Portuguese descendants about the Portuguese experience in Trinidad & Tobago

Portuguese of Trinidad and Tobago Book Cover

The Portuguese of Trinidad and Tobago: Portrait of an Ethnic Minority, by Jo-Anne S. Ferreira, St. Augustine: Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies, 1994 (currently out of print).

Portuguese Migration in Global Perspective, edited by David Higgs, Toronto: Multicultural History Society of Ontario, 1990.


Scenes from the History of the Portuguese in Guyana, by Mary Noel Menezes, RSM, London: William Goodenough House, 1986.

The Wolf from Scotland: The Story of Robert Reid Kalley - Pioneer Missionary, by William B Forsyth, Durham: Evangelical Press, 1988.

Also of Interest

Inside Ethnic Families: Three Generations of Portuguese-Canadians, by Edite Noivo. McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999.


This section will provide information on church records. We are starting with a list of microfilmed records of the St. Ann's and Greyfriars Churches of Scotland. Our aim is to provide an actual listing of the contents of each batch of records.

Microfilmed Records of Churches in Trinidad with Portuguese Immigrant Connections

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