Largest Land Transfer Since Columbus Come Tief Up All We Land – H. G. Christie Transfers 2,800 Acres To E. P. Taylor of Lyford Cay 1956

‘They tief every gaddamn bit… all of it was once we Crown Land,’ my Grammy used to say. ‘And there ...
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Loftus Roker told ‘boy come back when you grow up’ withdraws from election 1956

In 1956, the newly formed Progressive Liberal Party were actively preparing for the June general elections. The Party, was effectively ...
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PLP Founder Forced To Resign From HOA After Sentenced To Four Years For Multiple Land Scams 1956

William W. Cartwright was elected, as the Member for Cat Island, in the 1949. Cartwright ran as an Independent. He ...
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Clement T. Maynard, successful contractor, dies at home on Kemp Road in 1946

Clement Travelyan Maynard became a successful builder and large scale contractor, in New Providence, in the early 1900s. His company, ...
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1962 – Demand for Crown Land, Renaming Hog Island, Smuggling, Help For Family of Murdered Police Officer, Baptisms and Elections

1962 was a long awaited election year. Hostile political lines had been drawn between the governing United Bahamian Party and ...
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Bahamian Who Died At Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 25th April 1961 – What was he doing there?

Charles Nathaniel Albury was born in Matthew Town, Inagua on 12th February 1912. Albury was 49 years, 2 months and ...
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Freedom Park, Fox Hill Dedicated in 1967 Sits On Historical Cemetery

Where Freedom Park in Fox Hill, Nassau, sits today, there once was a historically significant burial place. In 1967, new ...
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Bahamian born PFC Norman Darling killed by a suicide bomber – Baghdad, Iraq 29 April 2004

Bahamian born, Norman B. Darling, was only 29 years old in April 2004, when, as a Private First Class, in ...
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Stephen Dillet’s Outside Children – Myth or Reality? Whatever happened to his Slaves? Was Stephen the first ‘Dillet’ in The Bahamas?

Stephen Dillet had an interesting personal life, if anecdotal evidence is to be believed. To fully understand what is proving ...
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Did Annie W. Dillet meet Abolitionist Harriet Tubman in Boston in October 1906?

In 1906, the Harriet Tubman Union held a reception, in Boston, for Mrs. Annie W. Dillet, President of the Bahama ...
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