Friends of Victoria Village Newsletter – October 2013

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  • Patricia A Alshabazz  On 11/02/2013 at 6:24 pm

    i am so proud of the people doing things changing lives,i was a little girl remembering Victoria,i did visit the pools,i lived in golden grove i am older cannot remember all but God bless Victoria

  • de castro compton  On 11/02/2013 at 7:23 pm

    Let me stir your memory…..if lived in golden grove

    Do u remember the De Castro s family from the village….
    Albert Olga and their 7 children.?
    Also Eddie and Josephine and their 7 children who lived in nabaclais village.

    I am compton Thomas s twin ….living in Spain now retired.
    Alshabazz ….the name I cannot remember….u must be in UK Canada or USA now.


    • Patricia A Alshabazz  On 11/02/2013 at 11:34 pm

      hi Patricia Mars was my name used in school, I went to golden Grove School, I had a teacher by the name of Donna,also Ainsworth, May not have the name right. I knew some Weeks went to school with me Blairs, Sinclair, Yes Decastro rings a bell, Do you know the Bob’s, Seapauls .I had a good friend died by the name of Elizabeth don’t remember her last name We went to school together … she was hit by a car… she was living by the line in Nabaclis. As my memory allow me i will tell you more.

  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On 11/03/2013 at 12:31 am

    Congrats to all Victorians on their 174th anniversary!

  • de castro compton  On 11/03/2013 at 12:33 am

    Thanks for the trip down memory lane……
    GG school was next to petrol station….the corner shop next to it was Castro’s…
    The market was between corner shop and petrol station….every Saturdays…..
    I travelled to GT on train … go to St Stanislaus college in GT.
    we went crab catching on GG beach….we also went by canoe to pick mangoes
    In GG back dam…..years 1957-62…..born nabaclais 1944.
    Grew up in GG village left at 17 to UK to join RAF military service.

    GG was a thriving village because of the sugar estate in ENMORE……
    ANSA cinema which was burnt down in the riots of 60 s where
    I saw many good movies in pit bitten by bugs….cinema had 1st 2nd and 3rd
    Class tickets.

    Hope it juggles the grey cells


    • Patricia A Alshabazz  On 11/03/2013 at 12:46 am

      Hello Compton see if you can face me and then we can chat their if you do not mind

      • de castro  On 01/22/2014 at 1:27 am

        Patricia…of course few months later…
        Am in UK at moment but off to Spain for few days…
        Feel free to e mail me at
        I respond to most e mails but as I do a lot of travelling it sometimes
        is a delayed response.
        Please get in touch…UK 0750 0658044 mob

        Compton mid Jan 2014

  • de castro compton  On 11/04/2013 at 3:06 am

    Some comments are best exchanged privately….protocol

    My e mail address

    Fell free to e mail me.
    Kamptan one and same person compton…my college mates abused my name.

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