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 post is by guest contributor John Fraser. He was born at Spooners, Four Roads, in St. John and attended Lodge School from 1955 to 1964. John Fraser 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 …

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