Governor John Gregory Dies After Catching Yellow Fever At Funeral Of Man Who Died From Yellow Fever – Nassau July 1853

Bahamas Governor John Gregory took ill with yellow fever on Monday. Got worse on Tuesday. Rallied on Wednesday. Declined on ...
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Pindling Planned Protest For Prince Philip’s First Visit to Bahamas April 1959

The news of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Her Majesty, Queen ...
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Englerston, Romanian born J. S. Engler’s Dream Subdivision 1925

Englerston, as a planned subdivision, was conceived of almost one hundred years ago, during a time when most of the ...
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Monetising History (1821-2021): Two Hundred Years Since the Seminoles Settled Andros, Time To Capitalise on Chickcharney, Bosee-Amasee and Yahoos Folklore

Words like Tallahassee, Okeechobee, Coacoohee, Cohedgo and Amathla are all from America’s Seminole Indian tradition. Some are the names of ...
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William Paterson Founder of the Bank of England was once a Wealthy Merchant In New Providence, The Bahamas

William Paterson, who went on to become the founder of the Bank of England, it was said, made his colonial ...
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Ebo Venus, Hard Times and Good Luck, the Slaves of Alexander Forbes of Exuma 1822

The surname Forbes, like Rolle, and Bain are some of the more prevalent surnames in the Bahamas. They, like many ...
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Chole, Black Female Slave Sold Early 1822, Mulatto Baby Jessie, Born December 1822 Watlings Island, Bahamas

What did it mean to be female and black during slavery? It symbolised nothing good that's for sure. Being constantly ...
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Slaveowner Robert Taylor Gifts His Minor Son John, A 10-Year-Old Female Slave Named Scilla 1825

Scilla, was a 10-year-old slave girl, in New Providence, in 1822. She had been sold off from the estate of ...
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Black Slave Owner Richard Owens and Daughter Mary Owens, Free Woman of Colour, Sold Slaves 1825

Black slaveowners remains a quarrelsome subject. A number of free blacks and free coloureds, in the Bahamas, owned slaves. And ...
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Every Curry in the Bahamas Today Are Descendants of Five Scottish Loyalist Brothers Joseph, John, Richard, Benjamin and William Curry

The Curry surname, in the Bahamas, came from Scotland. According to a 1962 research paper entitled The American Loyalists in ...
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