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H. G. de Lisser MP (1878 - 1944)

Herbert George de Lisser CMG (9 December 1878 – 19 May 1944) was a Jamaican journalist and author. He has been called "one of the most conspicuous figures in the history of West Indian literat...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Liz deLisser MP (b. - 2006)

"LIz"

In the late 1950s Tessa Prendergast left acting to start a clothing design business with Liz de Lisser in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Gallery of West Indian Art was founded by Liz deLisser over 40 ye...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

3/8/2009 4/19/2015

Tessa Prendergast MP (1928 - 2001)

"Tessa", "Tessa Welborn"

Tessa Prendergast (1928 - 2001), also known as Tessa Welborn, was a Jamaican actress, fashion designer, businesswoman, and socialite. A renowned beauty and movie starlet in the 1950s, she is best-rem...

3/8/2009 4/19/2015

Lewis Burwell Martin (1736 - 1782)

7/5/2014 7/5/2014

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 ...

2/12/2010 12/25/2013

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...

12/23/2013 12/23/2013

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...

1/26/2010 12/23/2013

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...

8/17/2011 8/17/2011

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A204689 Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasur...

8/19/2008 7/27/2011

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 Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels (sic) old obeah woman," ...

7/21/2011 7/21/2011

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...

6/2/2011 6/30/2011

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...

6/16/2011 6/30/2011

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

4/19/2011 6/26/2011