Tartan To Commemorate Bahamian-Scottish Heritage Officially Recognised 1966

Scottish-Bahamian heritage, survives in The Bahamas today, through many historical surnames, as well as, a tartan print, officially recognised by the Bahamas Government in 1966. Scotland, remains an important historical Continue Reading

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Government Tries But Fails To Recover Money Embezzled by Jailed Member of Assembly Thomas N. G. Clare 1891

Thomas Narcisse George Clare was one of the youngest men ever to be elected to the House of Assembly. Born in 1846, in Lewes, Sussex, England, Thomas Clare, it is Continue Reading

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Member Of Assembly Convicted of ‘Tiefin’ Da People’s Money’ Election Declared Void 1890

In 1889, the conviction of Thomas Narcisse George Clare for ‘tiefin’ da people’s money’ while in public office, caused his election, as the Member for Harbour Island, to be declared Continue Reading

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When Sir Roland Rejected Harry Oakes’s Daughter’s Deal For Her Own Casino Licence In Exchange For Education Money 1965

If truth be told, Harry Oakes’s money and influence, resided in The Bahamas longer than the man himself. More than 80 years after his opportunistic arrival, Oakes’s historical presence still Continue Reading

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