Where does Marvin Humes visit in his episode of WDYTYA?

By Editor, 6 August 2018 - 4:57pm

Marvin Humes visited Mico University College in Kingston and a special church before travelling back to the UK. Here are the places he visited...

Mico University College Kingston
Mico University College in Kingston

Mico University College in Kingston

Mico University College in Kingston is a higher education institution that was founded in 1835. It’s here that Marvin meets historian Dian McCallum to learn about the Williams family and the education his great grandfather Solomon Williams received to become a school teacher. 
 

St John's Church

Jamaican churches can be a rich source of information about forebears. Marvin meets historian Suzanne Francis Brown at St John’s Church.
 

Royal Sea Bathing Hospital in Margate

Although the infirmary that Frederick Buckingham went to in Margate no longer exists, Marvin visits the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital in Margate, which would have been similar, where patients received treatments for scrofula.
 

The Historic Dockyard, Chatham

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is now a museum. It’s here that Marvin meets naval expert Harry Bennett and learns about Frederick Buckingham’s life in the merchant navy.
 

Dunkirk

You can find information about visiting Dunkirk, including museums and activities related to the 1940 British Expeditionary Force’s evacuation at: www.dunkirk-tourism.com.

 

Found this article useful? Sign up to our free email newsletter to get the latest genealogy news and research guides delivered to your inbox

 

WDYTYA? episode summary: Marvin Humes
previous blog Article
6 websites for tracing Caribbean ancestors
next blog Article
WDYTYA? episode summary: Marvin Humes
previous blog Article
6 websites for tracing Caribbean ancestors
next blog Article
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here