Elections 1832 – Fights, Cheating, Negroes and Coloureds Vote and Riot, Candidates Beaten Up, Winners Woke Up As Losers

Freeholder blacks and coloureds, in the Bahama Islands, voted in 1832 – a full two years – before the end of slavery in 1834. They were of course, disqualified, by Continue Reading

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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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Founder of Sandilands Village and FoxHill —Justice Robert Sandilands Had To Find God After Getting Shot For Being Biggety – 1831

Robert Sandilands arrived in the Bahama Islands in 1830. Sandilands was a rich slave owner and plantation owner, earning him the ubiquitous title of merchant. Sandilands was also a judge Continue Reading

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