Christ Church, Barbados

Christ Church, Barbados

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The parish of Christ Church is one of eleven parishes of Barbados. It has a land area of 57km and is found at the southern end of the island. Christ Church has survived by name as one of the original six parishes created in 1629 by Governor Sir William Tufton.The parish contains the international airport, the Sir Grantley Adams International Airport as well as the last remaining mangrove swamp in the country, the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary. Under Barbados' historic vestry, the main parish church was originally seated near Dover. After it along with the courtyard were destroyed by flood in 1669, the main parish church relocated to Oistins area, becoming the main town and former capital of the parish.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135865870
  • 9786135865875