Monthly Archives: October 2017

Savitri Chinkoo nee Bissoon Nauth (1936-2017)

It is with sadness and regret that we learn of the passing of Mrs. Savitri Chinkoo known as Betty Didi of Queen’s, NY and formerly [...]

Backdam fishing – pics by Girendra Persaud


Guyana Independence Medal (1966)

The Guyana Independence Medal was struck (Spink & Son Ltd.) in 1966 to commemorate the country’s independence on May 26, 1966. On the obverse is [...]

Jeene ka sahara tera naam re

Stabroek Market (1959)


Belvedere Primary – pic by Avi Sahadeo


View from Nigg Post Office

Forbes & Co

Forbes & Company (1890): The partners of Forbes & Co were Joseph I. Chapman and S.E.R Forbes. They advertised themselves as General Provision and Hardware [...]

The Austin family of Rose Hall Village

Were any of you acquainted with the Austin family of Rose Hall? My dear friend during the past 51 years was born there. He married [...]

Belfield House (1930’s)

Back then Belfield was mostly rice lands so this house would have appeared twice as grand. And deservedly so. What caught my eye was the [...]