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The Passing of the late Joseph Sturge VIII

The Passing of the late Joseph Sturge VIII Montserrat National Trust lost one of its benefactors with the passing of Joseph Sturge VIII, earlier this month. Mr Sturge is the descendant of Joseph Sturge VI, a lifelong Quaker, who worked tirelessly for, and was a prominent figure in the anti-slavery movement. After slavery was abolished…

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37 Volumes of Books of Deeds from Government Registry (dating from 1749 up to 1892)

As part of the Government ICT project, the Montserrat National Trust is continuing its programme of cataloguing and digitistaion, which began in 2014 under the British Library funded Endangered Archive Project. Books of Deeds from the Government Registry Container have been prioritised for this project, as well as the Trust’s own archives and historic records,…