Doctor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (his birth date may have been the 9th of July 1873). He won a scholarship in 1892, which paid for his passage to Britain, where he studied in Edinburgh and G...
Person, Medicine, Nationalism, Caribbean Islands, Scotland
Born in Jamaica circa 1742/3 with the name 'Quashey' (a common name for male slaves). He was brought to England by his owner, Colonel Richard Bathhurst, and was sent to school in Yorkshire and then...
Person, Friend / family, Race Issues, Caribbean Islands
Lead vocalist with the Southern Syncopated Orchestra. Born in Barbados, he joined the orchestra initially as a banjo player. He died with seven other members of the band in the sinking of the SS Ro...
Person, Music / songs, Caribbean Islands
Terrence Alonzo Best was born on 9 December 1932. On 20 August 1959 he is shown as arriving in Southampton, Hampshire, aboard the S.S. Ascania having departed from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Toba...
Person, Tragedy, Caribbean Islands
Pop group. Originally, the group comprised four Jamaican born singers. They achieved world-wide chart success with songs such as 'Ma Baker', 'Rivers of Babylon' and 'Rasputin'.
Group, Music / songs, Caribbean Islands
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Died: 19/4/1881, 140 years ago
Person, Literature, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous
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