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Barbados Heritage: Visiting the Past

Buildings and Landscapes as Historical Documents In 1953, L. P. Hartley wrote that “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” Historians and lay readers alike are familiar with the idea that the past is a different

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Barbados Records: Act for Baptism Marriage and Burial Registers 1855

An Act for the better making and keeping Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials solemnized in the several parishes of this Island. A full transcript of the Barbados Act for the making and keeping of Baptism, Marriage and Burial registers.

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Barbados Heritage: Commemorating 375th Anniversary of Parliament

New Issue to commemorate the 375th Anniversary of Parliament in Barbados Today, on 26th June 2014, our Philatelic Bureau in Barbados has issued a new set of stamps to commemorate the 375th Anniversary of Parliament in Barbados. The new set

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Barbados Heritage: Celts in the West Indies, 1707-1857

Celts in the West Indies, 1707-1857 Scotland has had direct social and economic links with the Caribbean for nearly 400 years. Settlement started in 1626 when James Hay, the Earl of Carlisle, was appointed Proprietor of Barbados, an event which

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UWI Events

Archives at UWI Cavehill Events Workshop on Basic Collections Care for Archives, Artefacts and Artwork During 23-25 May 2011 the W.I. Federal Archives Centre/Cave Hill Campus Archives hosted a two half-day workshops entitled, Basic Collections Care for Archives, Artifacts and

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Archives at UWI Cavehill

The University of the West Indies Archives are held at the Cave Hill Campus.  UWI itself began in 1963 as the College of Arts & Sciences in temporary quarters at the Bridgetown Harbour until in August of 1967 the College

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