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Portmore (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Portmore, circa 1982], 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/14
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'The same area today houses thousands of Jamaicans in several housing schemes as housing developers, including the Government, attempted to solve the problem of overcrowding in the metropolitan area of Kingston by extending its boundaries to include the adjoining lowlands of St. Catherine'.

Dates: 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Up to 1959, the canefields of Portmore in St. Catherine were a major source of sugar cane for two factories, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/13
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm.

Dates: 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).