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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 literature".[1...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Liz deLisser MP (b. - 2006)


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

Noel Newton Nethersole MP (b. - 1959)

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 MP (aft.1736 - aft.1782)

1. Lewis Burwell MARTIN was born C. 1736, and died 20 SEP 1782. He was buried in Flower Hill.. He was the son of 2. John MARTIN and 3. Martha BURWELL. He married Ann CUNNINGHAM, daughter of Francis CUN...

7/5/2014 7/5/2014

Michael Norman Manley MP (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 of Jama...

2/12/2010 12/25/2013

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 1920s. With...

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. Bustamante...

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. Treasury Secre...

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 had be...

6/2/2011 6/30/2011

Mary Seacole MP (1805 - 1881)

"Mother Seacole"

Mary Jane Seacole ( née Grant ; 1805 – 14 May 1881) was a Jamaican woman who set up the British Hotel behind the lines during the Crimean War. She described this as "a mess-table and comfortable quarte...

6/16/2011 6/30/2011

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

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement, ...

4/19/2011 6/26/2011