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Lewis Burwell Martin (1736 - 1782)

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Michael Norman Manley (1924 - 1997)

Slipstream: A Daughter Remembers By Rachel Manley ********** Michael Norman Manley ON OCC (10 December 1924 – 6 March 1997) was a Jamaican politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister ...

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Norman Washington Manley MP (1893 - 1969)

Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica's leading lawyers in the 1920...

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Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante MP (1884 - 1977)

The Right Excellent Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante GBE (24 February 1884 – 6 August 1977) was a Jamaican politician and labour leader who became the first prime minister of Jamaica. Bus...

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Lady Bustamante MP (1912 - 2009)

The Honourable Gladys Maud Bustamante O.J., J.P. (1912- 2009) Born Gladys Maud Longbridge to parents Frank Longbridge and Rebecca Blackwood, in Parson Reid, Westmoreland on March 08, 1912. Gladys gre...

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Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury (1759 - 1817)

Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison. Dallas was born in Kingston, Jamaic...

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Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) MP (c.1686 - 1733)

Queen Nanny or Grandy Nanny, Jamaican National Hero, was a well-known leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the eighteenth century. Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels (sic) old obeah woman," ...

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Francis Williams MP (c.1702 - 1770)

Francis Williams (1702–1770) was a scholar and poet born in Kingston, Jamaica. Francis Williams was born around 1700 to John and Dorothy Williams, a free black couple in Jamaica. John Williams...

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Mary Jane Seacole MP (1805 - 1881)

Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881) was a mixed-race British nurse. Born in Jamaica, she operated boarding houses in Panama and Crimea while simultaneously treating the sick. Seacole was taug...

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Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. MP (1887 - 1940)

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