|This book is a counterpart to the
main family book, The Worms Family 1488~1958. It Is written up beginning
with the names of the immigrant children that grew up and married in Jamaica,
continuing forward in time as a chronological narrative through a number
of generations born in the island.
The study offers much more than
the prosaic story of a lowly and obscure island family. Extensive
and painstaking research into parish registers, local and family records
has enabled the author to bring to life not only her own ancestors, in
astonishing detail, but also the communities in which they lived, as well
as the distaff lines into which they married.
Some of the characters that make
up these branches lived out their lives in rural backwaters, while others
will have crossed an entire continent. The variant spelling 'Whorms' even has a habit of popping up unexpectedly
in a number of different places outside of Jamaica; it does very much seem
then, that various branches of the family migrated further away from their
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