Georgetown Guyana: Historic Thomaslands

Georgetown Guyana: Historic Thomaslands

Thomas Lands, which run for over half a mile westwards between Vlissengen Road and Camp Road being bounded to the south by the Cummingsburg Canal and North by the Atlantic. Their extent is 450 acres and formed part of Plantation Thomas, which belonged to the Quinten Hogg family, one of the wealthiest and most distinguished of our plantation owners.

In 1863, the Hoggs donated this area to the Georgetown Town Council on the condition that it was to be used for educational and recreational purposes.   [more]

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  • Joanne  On 06/19/2012 at 5:44 am

    How Camp street got its name?

  • Ted Sabat  On 06/22/2012 at 12:22 pm

    Quinten Hogg was one of the founders of the first technical school for boys in London NW8. The -Kynaston secondary boys school. Near Swiss Cottage.

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