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Friday, June 02, 2023



Trelawny Heritage Sites

  • Trelawny Parish Church – Built in 1795, is the oldest public building in the town.
  • Kettering Baptist – associated with William Knibb, who founded the Kettering Free Village. The Church was founded in 1844.
  • Falmouth Court House – erected in 1815, the building is a Georgian design.
  • Fort Dundas – 1778 is the suggested date the fort was built.
  • Kettering – named after the birthplace of the late Reverend William Knibb in Northampton, England.
  • Good Hope Great House – formed through a land grant, given to Colonel Thomas Williams.
  • Granville – Originally 90 acres of land acquired by Reverend William Knibb, a Baptist minister to use as a free village was sanctioned by the Missionary Society of England.
  • Time and Patience – The persons to whom lands were granted gave it this apt name, declaring time and patience work wonders.
  • Green Park Great House – originally called Green Pond by its first owner George Sinclair of St. Ann
  • Falmouth – capital of the parish of Trelawny, which is on the north side of western Jamaica
  • Stewart Castle – location of the ruins of an impressive cut stone mansion
  • Stewart Castle Development Proposal
  • Falmouth Wharves – stand as a reminder of the town’s former glory.
  • Rio Bueno – a small town, the subject of James Bartholomew Kidd’s lithographic print of Rio Bueno, in 1835.
  • Persian Water Wheel – ordered by the Falmouth Water Company and installed in 1798.
  • Hugh Shearer’s Birthplace – Mr. Shearer spent much of his boyhood days in Martha Brae
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