John Fraser

John Fraser was born at Spooners, Four Roads, in St. John and attended Lodge School from 1955 to 1964. He worked for Bovell & Skeete (later Coopers & Lybrand) from 1964 to 1973 in Barbados, St Lucia and Dominica.

In 1973, he emigrated to Toronto, Canada and became a Chartered Accountant. He is now retired and recently celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary. He has three children and six grandchildren.

Sugar Cane Harvesters - Barbados

Plantation Life in Barbados in the 1950s

I grew up in St. John and St. George in the middle of some of the best agricultural land in Barbados, among numerous sugar plantations, at a time when sugar was still king and was the lifeblood of the island’s economy. During the 17th century, Barbados was celebrated as the richest colony in British America. […]

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Lloyd Seale Lodge School 1964

Football (soccer) in Barbados in the 1950s & 1960s

This is a personal history of football (soccer for North Americans) in Barbados from the perspective of a Lodge School boy during the period 1955 to 1964.  While it is a personal perspective, I hope to capture the environment and evoke memories for others who lived through this period. Influences Two of the influences in

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