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Gouyave, or Charlotte Town, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/7

Scope and Contents

317 x 217 mm. A view looking down on Charlotte Town, with the sea beyond : 'Charlotte Town or Gouyave (population in 1891, 2 225) is built on the shore of an open roadstead on the west coast of the island, about twelve miles to the north of St George's by road. There is a fine jetty, with a commodius block of public buildings at its shore end (!), two churches, a telephone exchange, and a water supply, which, however, is not in full working order at the present time, but extensive repairs to it are to be undertaken early next year. The roads to Gouyave are not carriageable...[but] there is daily communication with the capital by steamer' (Drayton 1896, p. 66).


  • 1890 - 1893

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading in from edges.

Related Materials

Refer to Y30771A/17 for another view of Gouyave.



Finding aid date

2003-02-19 12:06:39+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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