The Treasury Building and War Memorial

Did you think that there was not going to be a gem this week.  We have not run out of  interesting items to share but I have been travelling and was finding it very difficult to access my mailing list on hand held devices so we are late.  Sincere apologies. Our item today is a postcard from the 1920s showing the War Memorial next to the Treasury Building.  At that point it commemorated those who had died during World War One.  […]

West India Regiment

We are extremely late this week.  I have not been able to use my laptop at home for some time now due to work being done on the house.  To make things worse, I have not had internet in my office for the whole week.  Numerous calls to the IT department produced no results. A big thank you goes to Kyle Maynard, our intern through the PEP program, who got us up and running not […]

Emily and Joe 1937

Our item today is an issue of the St. Kitts-Nevis Daily Bulletin published by A M Losada.  The article we want to highlight is a column called “Emily and Joe” on page 3.  It is written in dialect and focuses on the candidates for the election that was due to take place that year.  This was the first time in almost 80 years since an election had taken place in St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla and the first time that […]

Cadets

This is one of the really interesting images we have without identification.  We know that this is a group of cadets.  We also know that the officer seated in the middle is Major Hubert Dinzey and the gentleman next to him is a Malone.  Please let us know if you recognize anybody else and if you can calculate a year when this photograph may have been taken.  We would like to give this gem an identity.

Incitement to Duel case

The King against.                                Indictment on the presentment of the Grand Jury Adlam and Moore St. Christopher      In the Court of Sessions The jurors of our Lord the King upon their oath present that Joseph Adlam Junior of the said island Gentleman and William Moore of the said island Gentleman being fighters and disturbers of the peace of our said Lord the King on the Tenth day of October in the year of our Lord one […]