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The Story of St. David’s, Part II

The late Bermudian writer Ann Williams (née Zuill) was also a raconteur and would delight many people here and abroad with her Bermudian stories. Arguably, her best and most famous, which she told in the St. David's vernacular of the 1930s, complete with w’s being pronounced as v’s, was about a St. David's funeral. Unfortunately, a family recording of the story has been lost (temporarily, it is hoped) but a less lively version is recounted in Carveth Wells’s Bermuda in…


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From Yacht to Freighter

The article is from our archives. It originally appeared in the January 1948 issue of The Bermudian The afternoon we chose to go to Somerset by the Diamond rather than by rail, ferry, bicycle or the Somerset Express, Ingham’s bus, which…


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The Significance of Shipwrecks

A version of this article first appeared in Quest: The Journal of Global Underwater Explorers   This is a question I've been asked on several occasions and honestly, it is a fair question. When I first started working for the…


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Walter Hilgrove Ingham, the Last of the Rowboat Ferrymen

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the February 1952 issue of The Bermudian. The full text appears here in its original form. On the 18th day of February in the year 1902 a young boy,…


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Come Fly with Me: Vintage Aviation in Bermuda

Many of us haven't seen the inside of a plane since the beginning of the COIVD-19 pandemic. With more opportunities to travel on our horizons, we can reminisce on the flights of yesteryear with hope rather than despair. Bermuda has…

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5 Historical Facts about Smith’s Parish

Smith's Parish is rife with Bermudian history and home to some stories that might surprise you! Here are 5 historical facts about Smith's you probably don't already know, but should.    Portuguese Rock at Spittal Pond– An inscription "RP," the…