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Basseterre in Saint George Basseterre Parish, Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis
 

The Berkley Memorial

 
 
The Berkley Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2017
1. The Berkley Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
• This monument was erected in 1883 in honour of Thomas Berkley, a former president of the General Legislative Council in St. Kitts in the 1880s. • Located in the heart of the circus, the four clock faces are a replica of the Big Ben clock located in London, England.

• Ce monument fut érigé en 1883 en l’honneur de Thomas Berkley, un ex-président du Conseil General Législatif de St. Kitts dans les années 1880. • Situé au coeur du Circus, les quatre cadrans de l’horloge ressemblent vivement à Big Ben à Londres en Angleterre.

• Este monumento fue erigido en 1883 en honor al señor Thomas Berkley—expresidente del Consejo General legislativo en los años 1880. • Este reloj de cuatro caras está situado en el corazón del ‘Circo’ y es una réplica del Big Ben en Londres, Inglaterra.

• Dieses Denkmal wurde 1883 zu Ehren von Thomas Berkley, einem ehemaligen Präsidenten de Allgemeinen Legislativrates in St. Kitts in den 1880er Jahren, errichtet. • Im Herzen des Zirkus, sind die vier Zifferblatt Gesichter eine Replik der Big Ben Uhr in London, England.
 
Location.
The Berkley Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2017
2. The Berkley Memorial Marker
Bank Street is on the right of the marker.
17° 17.72′ N, 62° 43.422′ W. Marker is in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, in Saint George Basseterre Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Street and Bank Street on Fort Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the edge of the circus (circle or roundabout) on the northeast side. The monument itself is at the center of the circus.
 
More about this marker. The marker incorrectly spells the name of the memorial. The memorial is known as The Berkeley Memorial.
 
Regarding The Berkley Memorial. Thomas B. H. Berkeley was a planter and owner of the Fountain, Greenland, Greenhill, Ottley’s, Shadwell and Stone Fort estates.
 
Additional keywords. Berkeley
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
The Berkeley Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2017
3. The Berkeley Memorial
It features a drinking memorial and a four-face clock.
<i>The Circus (Main Thoroughfare), Basseterre, St. Kitts, B.W.I.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1935
4. The Circus (Main Thoroughfare), Basseterre, St. Kitts, B.W.I.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on December 11, 2017.
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