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Castries, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
 

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone

 
 
Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
1. Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone Marker
Inscription.
This Stone
was laid to the glory of God
by His Excellency
Sir Charles Bruce. K.C.M.G.
Governor of the Windward Islands
on Nov. 25th 1894

Rev J.R. Bascom. Incumbent.
S.T. Wenborn. Architect.

 
Erected 1894.
 
Location. 14° 0.69′ N, 60° 59.227′ W. Marker is in Castries, Castries. Marker is on Trinity Church Road just east of Darling Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Free French World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Bolivar (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jean Baptiste Bideau (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sir John George Melvin Compton (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The “Cannon” at Walcott Place (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (approx. half a kilometer away); Sir William Arthur Lewis (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
 
Regarding Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone. The marker mentions that the Governor of the Windward Islands set the
Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
2. Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone Marker
The marker is at the southeast corner of the church.
church's foundation stone. The British Windward Islands was a British colony existing between 1833 and 1960 and consisting of the islands of Grenada, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Barbados (the seat of the governor until 1885, when it returned to its former status of a completely separate colony), Tobago (until 1889, when it was joined to Trinidad), and (from 1940) Dominica, previously included in the British Leeward Islands.

The colony was known as the Federal Colony of the Windward Islands from 1871 to June 1956, and then as the Territory of the Windward Islands until its dissolution in 1960.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
Holy Trinity Anglican Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
3. Holy Trinity Anglican Church
The front of the church faces west and the rest of downtown Castries.
A gravestone in the church's small cemetery image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
4. A gravestone in the church's small cemetery
Directly west of the front of the church is a small cemetery, mostly of church officials. This gravestone is one of the oldest and reads:

Sacred to the Memory of
Baptist Looby
who died on
the 7th Oct 1837
Aged 64 Years.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
5. Holy Trinity Anglican Church and Marker
The marker is far to the right in this view of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Castries.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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