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The following is taken from Personalities Caribbean (published in Jamaica in 1971). There is a section in each of these reference volumes devoted to Grenadian notables. I’ve included corrections where applicable in []s.

“WOODROFFE, Everette [correct spelling is Everett] Selwyn, business, exec; Mng. Dir. Y. De Lima (G’da) Ltd.  Born St.  George’s, G’da, April 29, 1917, son of Ian [the name was Zan Zippor] Woodroffe and Louisa nee Robertson his wife. Educated G’da Boys Sec. Sch. Married Dec. 1942, Beryl nee Gibbs; 1 son (Patrick Selwyn), 4 daus. (Denise, Tessa, Wendy, Beryl Ann). Religion: Anglican Career: T. Noble Smith and Co., 28 yrs; a Founder of present company, 1963, in present post since; Ch’man G’da C’ttee for Miss World 1970 Contest (when Miss J. Hosten, G’da won title). Affiliations: Lions G’da (Pres.); Cham of Comm (Pres., 1970-71) Club: St. George’s. Interst: Cricket. Address: (bus.) Melville St., St. George’s P.). Cox 145, (home) Grand Anse, St. George’s, Grenada.


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Finally! Canadian passenger lists are finally accessible through Ancestry.com/Ancestry.ca/Ancestry.co.uk.

The available lists cover the period 1865-1935.

Already, I have been able to find, with just a cursory look, some of the folks I have been tracking. I have been searching using the parameters of birth country = Grenada and departure port= Grenada, though I’ll probably get more inventive as I go along.

For those of us without an Ancestry account, most of the LDS Family History Centres have one that you can use free-of-charge. Just ask one of the volunteers to direct you to it.

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Plaque St. Paul\'s Anglican ChurchPlaque inside the entrance archway of the St. Paul’s Anglican Church reads: To the glory of God and in loving memory of the Hayes family Eulalie – Nellie Laura and Geraldine De Souza

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