Welcome to a  time capsule of your Motherland 19 th  & 20 th  century British /Guyana
Agricultural Hall and Post Office as it was circa
The Fire also consumed the Assembly Rooms ( 1945 )
The 1945 fire which consumed Bookers Drug Store
Bandstand Seawall 1954
Beckwiths Hotel and Assembly Rooms 1870
Bishops High School
In centre is the drinking fountain by Booker's Drug Store; now the War Memorial and Carnegie Building
Cricket Club Bourda
The Cricket Grounds, later became the Parade Ground
Activity on Main Street near the Daily Chronicle Building; early 1950s
Eve Leary Garrison Barracks
Fire Brigade Station ca. 1922
Fort and Lighthouse engraving
Government House in the late 1800s or early 1900s
The Hand in Hand,Tower Hotel, Post office and Assembly Rooms
Hand in Hand circa 1905
Lamaha Canal 1870
Lamaha Canal under construction
Legislative Session 1950s
Lighthouse built in 1830
Christ Church lies just behind the Parade Grounds used by the militia, circa 1850
Former Public Buildings completed 1834; now Parliament Building
Promenade Gardens and Cricket Ground 1870
Public Building Ceremony
Queens College Grammar School
Queens College Thomas Lands 1951
Railway Station circa 1885, was scrapped in 1971
Railway Yards Georgetown
At the Seawall, looking East, circa 1900s
At the Seawall, looking west; note the round house
Event near the Seawall, circa 1890s
Stabroek Market 1881
1930s Tower Hotel on Main Street
The early Tower Hotel which later became the Post Office
The centre of town as it was in the 1950s
An early photo of the view from the lighthouse
View from Lighthouse (another)
The End  ! Hope you did enjoy this historical tour of  your Motherland
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  • Agricultural Hall and Post Office as it was circa 1870s
  • The Fire also consumed the Assembly Rooms ( 1945 )
  • The 1945 fire which consumed Bookers Drug Store
  • Bandstand Seawall 1954
  • Beckwiths Hotel and Assembly Rooms 1870
  • Bishops High School
  • In center is the drinking fountain by Booker's Drug Store; now the War Memorial and Carnegie Building
  • Cricket Club Bourda
  • The Cricket Grounds, later became the Parade Ground
  • Activity on Main Street near the Daily Chronicle Building; early 1950s
  • Eve Leary Garrison Barracks
  • Fire Brigade Station ca. 1922
  • Fort and Lighthouse engraving
  • Government House in the late 1800s or early 1900s
  • The Hand in Hand,Tower Hotel, Post office and Assembly Rooms
  • Hand in Hand circa 1905
  • Lamaha Canal 1870
  • Lamaha Canal under construction
  • Legislative Session 1950s
  • Lighthouse built in 1830
  • Christ Church lies just behind the Parade Grounds used by the militia, circa 1850
  • Former Public Buildings completed 1834; now Parliament Building
  • Promenade Gardens and Cricket Ground 1870
  • Public Building Ceremony
  • Queens College Grammar School
  • Queens College Thomas Lands 1951
  • Railway Station circa 1885, was scrapped in 1971
  • Railway Yards Georgetown
  • At the Seawall, looking East, circa 1900s
  • At the Seawall, looking west; note the round house
  • Event near the Seawall, circa 1890s
  • Stabroek Market 1881
  • 1930s Tower Hotel on Main Street
  • The early Tower Hotel which later became the Post Office
  • The centre of town as it was in the 1950s
  • An early photo of the view from the lighthouse
  • View from Lighthouse (another)
  • Guyana Pictorial History

    1. 1. Welcome to a time capsule of your Motherland 19 th & 20 th century British /Guyana
    2. 2. Agricultural Hall and Post Office as it was circa
    3. 3. The Fire also consumed the Assembly Rooms ( 1945 )
    4. 4. The 1945 fire which consumed Bookers Drug Store
    5. 5. Bandstand Seawall 1954
    6. 6. Beckwiths Hotel and Assembly Rooms 1870
    7. 7. Bishops High School
    8. 8. In centre is the drinking fountain by Booker's Drug Store; now the War Memorial and Carnegie Building
    9. 9. Cricket Club Bourda
    10. 10. The Cricket Grounds, later became the Parade Ground
    11. 11. Activity on Main Street near the Daily Chronicle Building; early 1950s
    12. 12. Eve Leary Garrison Barracks
    13. 13. Fire Brigade Station ca. 1922
    14. 14. Fort and Lighthouse engraving
    15. 15. Government House in the late 1800s or early 1900s
    16. 16. The Hand in Hand,Tower Hotel, Post office and Assembly Rooms
    17. 17. Hand in Hand circa 1905
    18. 18. Lamaha Canal 1870
    19. 19. Lamaha Canal under construction
    20. 20. Legislative Session 1950s
    21. 21. Lighthouse built in 1830
    22. 22. Christ Church lies just behind the Parade Grounds used by the militia, circa 1850
    23. 23. Former Public Buildings completed 1834; now Parliament Building
    24. 24. Promenade Gardens and Cricket Ground 1870
    25. 25. Public Building Ceremony
    26. 26. Queens College Grammar School
    27. 27. Queens College Thomas Lands 1951
    28. 28. Railway Station circa 1885, was scrapped in 1971
    29. 29. Railway Yards Georgetown
    30. 30. At the Seawall, looking East, circa 1900s
    31. 31. At the Seawall, looking west; note the round house
    32. 32. Event near the Seawall, circa 1890s
    33. 33. Stabroek Market 1881
    34. 34. 1930s Tower Hotel on Main Street
    35. 35. The early Tower Hotel which later became the Post Office
    36. 36. The centre of town as it was in the 1950s
    37. 37. An early photo of the view from the lighthouse
    38. 38. View from Lighthouse (another)
    39. 39. The End ! Hope you did enjoy this historical tour of your Motherland

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