Genealogy Projects tagged with Bahmas on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Colonial Governors of the Bahamas

    From 1648 through 1973, the Bahama Islands were mainly under British colonial rule, with governors appointed by the Crown and sent to Nassau to administer domestic affairs. Exceptions to British rule were limited. From 1657 to 1671 and from 1684 to 1686, the British government abandoned the colony due to its inhospitable nature and the belief it was unsustainable. The Spanish briefly took ove...