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Among the multitude of public prints, it is hard to say which lyes the most. --Ignatius Sancho; (1729 - 1780), January 5, 1780.

Among the multitude of public prints, it is hard to say which lyes the most. --Ignatius Sancho; (1729 - 1780), January 5, 1780.   

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Notable Members of the Sancho experience, with biographical information of their existence, in the colony of British Guiana (now the Co-operative Republic of Guyana) the Caribbean, and indeed Global Black Experience.

ABRAMS, BERTRAND AARAN (1929-1969) (Economists) BORN: May 4, 1929, Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, son of Eileen Esme nee Sancho, and her husband, Randolph Abrams, Gutter Smith and Plumber. DIED: October 27, 1969, Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, Guyana. EDUCATED: Kingston Polytechnic (University of Kingston), London, United Kingdom CAREER: Primary School Teacher, St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, Member of the PNC Delegation, Constitutional Conference, Adviser to Linden Forbes Samson Burnham, General Secretary of the PNC, Marketing Adviser of Guyana Marketing Corporation, Bank of Guyana, Guyana Development Corporation, Bank of Guyana. MARRIED: Faye Laurence. CHILDREN: Aubrey Abrams(with Aileen  Thomside) ; Roy Christopher (with Mary Weatherspoon); Bertanne Abrams and Alero Abrams (with his wife, Faye nee Laurence Abrams ); Selwyn Pieters and Gary Pieters.

ABRAMS-BROWN, BRENDA (Educator) BORN: 1941, Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, daughter of Eileen Esme nee Sancho, and her husband, Randolph Abrams, Gutter Smith and Plumber. EDUCATION: CAREER: Founder of the forerunner to the school now known as Nabaclis Nursery School. MARRIED: CHILDREN: Branden, Raoul, Turkessa, Garth, and Jonella.

 ABRAMS, CECILY

ABRAMS, EVELYN V.

 ABRAMS, IRMA RAPHAEL  (Registered Nurse and Midwife) 

 ABRAMS-CAYNES, RUBY (Educator, Primary School Teacher)

 ARCHER, BOADICEA ADINA  (Registered Nurse and Midwife)

ARCHER, CAROLINE EUPHEMIA  (Registered Nurse and Midwife) 

ARCHER- COLE,  CATHERINE (Educator, Primary School Teacher)

ARCHER-LONCKE, Mrs. IVY NELBERTHA (1906-1965) (Pianist and Music Teacher). L.R.S.M., L.T.C.L., Daughter of Thomas Arthur Archer, JP and his wife, Catherine Elizabeth nee Sancho. Educated: Philadelphia Primary School, and St. Joseph's High School. Certificates: Senior Cambridge, ATCL (Teacher's Diploma), and LRSM. Founder-Member, British Guiana Music Teachers Association, 1948. Married: 1930, Francis Percival Loncke. Children: Ivy Agatha, Joycelynne E., Patricia, John Victor, and Yvonne Loncke, (Source: Vol. 2: Page 55.) 

ARCHER-KENDALL, PHYLLIS (Educator, Primary School Teacher)

ARCHER, THOMAS ELDAD (Chemist and Druggist, Sick Nurse and Dispenser)

ANDRIES, DENNIS (Professional Boxer) BORN: November 5, 1953, Buxton, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, son of Steffi Sancho and Andries. CAREER: fighting out of London became the first Guyanese born to win a world title when he won the Light-heavyweight WBC title from J. B. Williamson on the 30th April 1986. He went on to win back the title on two other occasions. Tony Willis on 21st February 1989and on the 28th July 1990 knocking out Jeff Harding in the 7th round. He was also the British champion. - Three times the world's light heavy weight boxing champion. 

BRADSHAW, Dr. COLIN (Educator) BORN: son of  Sidney Bradshaw, and his wife. EDUCATED: MARRIED: CAREER: teaches somewhere in the Metro N.Y. area.

BRADSHAW, COMPTON EWART BORN: 1951,  Kitty Village, East Coast Demerara,  British Guiana, to Lloyd Fawcett Bradshaw, School Master  and his wife, Sheila Daphne nee Timmerman, Schoolteacher.  EDUCATED: at Fountain A.M.E. Prep School, 1954 – 1956, Fountain A.M.E. Primary, 1956-1963, Queen's College, 1963 - 1970 and the University of Guyana, Guyana Management Institute 1990. QUALIFICATIONS: University of Guyana,  B.A. (French/Spanish), 1973; Guyana Management Institute,  diploma in Management, 1990.CAREER: Spanish Master, North Georgetown Government Secondary School ,1970 -1976; Foreign Service Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guyana diplomatic mission of Cuba and Venezuela, 1976 -1988; Manager, Venezuelan firm Euro Latina Commercial, 1988-1991. MARRIED: twice.  CHILDREN: one son and one daughter.

BRADSHAW, LLOYD FAWCETT (1917-1990) Educator, School Master, Trade Unionist. BORN: March 25, 1917, son of Alice Matilda nee Elliott, and her husband, George Adolphus Bradshaw, Postmaster. DIED: July 2 1990.   EDUCATED: Queen's College, Georgetown. QUALIFICATIONS: passed Senior Cambridge Examination, 1935. CAREER: Pupil Teacher, Trinity Methodist School, August 1943; Deputy Head Master, Bedford Methodist School, 1950s; Head Master, Fountain A. M. E. School -1972 (Retired, 1972). Junior Vice-President, Guyana Teachers’ Association. MARRIED: April 6, 1947 - Sheila Daphne Timmerman, Schoolteacher. CHILDREN: 8

BRADSHAW-VIGILANCE, NORA ELLIOTT (1915-2002) Educator, Primary School Teacher, BORN: June 18, 1915, daughter of Alice Matilda nee Elliott, and her husband, George Adolphus Bradshaw. EDUCATED: MARRIED: CAREER: Pupil Teacher, Queenstown Roman Catholic School, August 1943.

ELLIOTT-BRADSHAW, ALICE MATILDA  (Educator, Primary School Teacher) BORN: at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, daughter of Annie Sophia, nee Sandy and her husband, Tappin J. Elliott, Schoolmaster and Registrar of Births and Deaths.EDUCATED:  MARRIED: August 12, 1914 - George Adolphus Bradshaw, Postmaster.  CAREER: Pupil Teacher, Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana. CHILDREN:  Nora Elliott Bradshaw, Lloyd Fawcett Bradshaw, Mary Bradshaw and Sidney Bradshaw

ELLIOTT-PATTERSON, Mrs. ANNIE KATHLEEN (Educator, Primary School Teacher) BORN: at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, daughter of Annie Sophia, nee Sandy and her husband, Tappin J. Elliott, Schoolmaster and Registrar of Births and Deaths. DIED: 5 May, 1935. EDUCATED: St. Joseph's College, Jamaica, Jan.1922 - Jan. 1924. Distinction in Arithmetic, and Algebra - Weak in Science General and Agricultural First Year Examinations December 1922 MARRIED: August 10, 1932 Cecil Orpheus Philbertus Patterson. CHILD: James Patterson. CAREER: Secretary, New Amsterdam Branch, British Guiana Teachers' Association, 1930. Pupil Teacher, Victoria Roman Catholic School, East Coast Demerara. 

ELLIOTT, ERNEST BARNABAS Village Administration, Politician, M.P., BORN: Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, son of Wilfred Elliott and his wife, Kathleen. EDUCATED: CAREER: PNCR nomination, Hope Estate Board; Member of Parliament, PNCR, September 2006. MARRIED: Carmen Caines. CHILDREN:

ELLIOTT, HENRY JOHN (-) Station Master. BORN: at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, daughter of Annie Sophia, nee Sandy and her husband, Tappin J. Elliott, Schoolmaster and Registrar of Births and Deaths. Died: CAREER: Station Master, Belfield, Station Master, Mahaica. MARRIED: Winifred Rutherford. CHILDREN: Timothy Elliott, Ismay Elliott, and Inez Elliott.

ELLIOTT-PATTERSON, MILDRED  (-1973) Registrar of Births and Deaths. BORN: at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, daughter of Annie Sophia, nee Sandy and her husband, Tappin J. Elliott, Schoolmaster and Registrar of Births and Deaths. DIED: October 10, 1973. CHILDREN: Compton Patterson, Josephine Patterson, Joseph Patterson

ELLIOTT, VICTORIA LAVENA (1904-1945) (Educator, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher and Registrar of Births and Deaths.) BORN: July 21, 1904 at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, to Annie Sophia, nee Sandy and her husband, Tappin J. Elliott, Schoolmaster and Registrar of Births and Deaths. EDUCATED: Victoria Roman Catholic School, and at the Convent of Mercy. CAREER: Assistant Teacher at Victoria Roman Catholic School, East Coast, Demerara. Source:-Who is Who in British Guiana [Fourth Edition] 1945-48 [page 165].  

ELLIOTT, WILFRED 

GROVESNOR, CYNTHIA ONA (Registered Nurse and Midwife)  

GROVESNOR, SYBIL  (Registered Nurse and Midwife)  

HINDS, GEORGE EDMUND WENTWORTH (1935) (Civil Servant, and Educator) BORN: 19 July 1935 at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, to Miss Elsa Alexandria Agatha Sancho, and Mr. Hinds. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, and Tutorial High School. Local Cambridge Certificate, December 1953. MARRIED: 1960, Joan and 1971, Mineliva. CHILDREN: Orin, Alexa, Jeremy, Gennard, and Tonya. Teacher at St. Andrew's Anglican, Cove & John, East Coast, Demerara.  

JOYCE, THEOPHILUS aka "Tee Joyce"- (1902- ) Farmer, Mason.  BORN: September 14, 1902 in Georgetown, son of Mary Sancho, and her husband, Filbert Joyce, Farmer. EDUCATED: Victoria Missionary School, East Coast Demerara. MARRIED: November 15, 1941 Elizabeth Williams. CHILDREN: 2 sons and 1 daughter. Source:-Who is Who in British Guiana [fourth Edition] page 286. 

School, Linden; 1973 -1974, Mayor of Linden. MARRIED: CHILDREN: two daughters.

LAYNE, GLORIA (Educator, Primary School Teacher) BORN: at Le Grange, West Bank Demerara, British Guiana, daughter of Miriam nee Sancho, and her husband, Layne. EDUCATED: Le Grange School, West Bank Demerara, and Teachers In-Service Training Center, Wismar. CAREER: 1965 – 1967 Primary School, La Retraite, West Bank Demerara; Student-Teacher, 1967-1969, In-Service, Teachers Training Centre, McKenzie; Deputy Head Mistress,  1969 – December 1975 St. Aidan’s Anglican School; Head Mistress, 12th January, 1976 – August 1990, One Mile Primary School, Wismar, Linden. Mayor of Linden

LONCKE, IVY AGATHA  B.A. Hons., Dip. Ed., L.R.S.M., Born: Georgetown, British Guiana, to Francis Percival  Loncke, and his wife, Ivy Nelbertha  nee Archer. Died: Monday, 6th. October 1969. CAREER: Mistress, English at Queens College and was a member of the Alliance Francaise, and the Princesville Orchestra. (Source: Guyana Graphic,  October 9, 1969 : page 9).

LONCKE, JOYCELYNNE E. (Educator) D.Phil. (Oxon) L.R.S.M., F.T.C.L., University Lecturer, Head Department, of French, University of Guyana. Born Feb.3, 1941 Georgetown, British Guiana, to Francis Percival Loncke, and his wife, Ivy Nelbertha nee Archer. Educated: St. Rose's High School, U.W.I. (BA, 1st class Hons, French) Sorbonne, Paris (Diplome de Civilisation Francaise) Oxford University (D. Phil.) Speaks: French, Spanish, and German. Career: Government County Scholarship, 1952; UCWI Scholarship, 1960; Guyana Scholar, 1960; French Govt. Scholarship to Paris, 1961; UWI Post-graduate Scholarship, 1964; Ford Foundation Fellowship, 1969; Assistant Lecturer, UWI (Cave-Hill Campus) Religion: Roman Catholic Affiliation: Guyana National Steel band (Trustee); National Research Council; A.G.E.F. (Secretary, 1970-71); Valentine Group (Senior President, 1969-71) Recreation: Music, Swimming, and Lawn Tennis. PUBLISHED: The Image of the Woman in Caribbean Literature: With Special Reference to "Pan Beat" and "Heremakhonon". - 11(1), 1985, 70-80. co-edited with Herman Snijders One Hundred Years of Classical Music in the Guianas: Selected Pieces for Pianoforte, 2002. The Tropiques are performed by Dr. Joycelynne Loncke on the CD 100 Years of Classical Music in the Guianas: Selected Pianoforte Pieces by Joycelynne Loncke, Piano. In addition to being a performer, Dr. Joycelynne Loncke is also a composer. Her composition At the Koker is also published in the book. She is also an active researcher and heads the Development Research Unit for Music at the University of Guyana. With the publication of One Hundred Years of Classical Music in the Guianas and the CD 100 Years of Classical Music in the Guianas: Selected Pianoforte Pieces by Joycelynne Loncke, Piano. (Source: Personalities Caribbean 5th Edition 1972/73 page 303)  

LONCKE, JOHN VICTOR. B.Eng.(Mc Gill), L.R.S.M. (Violin), Born: Georgetown, British Guiana, to Francis Percival Loncke, and his wife, Ivy Nelbertha nee Archer.has served as Chief Mines Inspector, GGMC; Senior Lecturer, Division of Mining Engineering in the Faculty of Technology University of Guyana); and Concert Master of the Princesville Orchestra. John is also a member of the Guyana Association of Professional Engineers. He has held several violin recitals throughout the Caribbean and in Pyong Yang, North Korea.

LONCKE, PATRICIA ADORA THERESA M. Phil; L.R.S.M., L.T.C.L., Born: September 7, 1945, Georgetown, British Guiana, to Francis Percival Loncke, and his wife, Ivy Nelbertha nee Archer. has composed more than 100 works for piano, violin, orchestra and voice. She served as an executive member of the Guyana Music Teachers’ Association and was Junior President of the Group Valentine. Patricia, a pianist, was also a member of the Alliance Francaise, the Barbados Symphonia, and the Princesville Orchestra. COMPOSER: Several compositions in One Hundred Years of Classical Music in the Guianas Journey Across the Berbice River, Bajan Girl, Tropiques No.2 A l’Ombre des Palmiers, Tropiques No.3 Boeufs dans un Pré Boueux, Tropiques No 4 Serenade du Coq Creole, Tropiques No. 6 Rentrée.

LONCKE, YVONNE CECILY .B.A., Born: Georgetown, British Guiana, to Francis Percival Loncke, and his wife, Ivy Nelbertha nee Archer. Postgraduate Diploma in Anthropology (Oxon.), has served as Chief of the Craft Production and Design Unit, Ministry of Economic Development. She is a music teacher, a member of the Guyana Teachers’ Association, Secretary of the Princesville Orchestra, and Secretary of the Pan African Movement (Guyana Branch).  

LUTCHMAN, Dr. HAROLD ALEXANDER (Educator) BORN: son of Bharat Lutchman, EDUCATION: CAREER: Vice Chancellor of University of Guyana, Professor of Political Science (STT Campus) B.S., M.S., University of the West Indies Ph.D., University of Manchester. MARRIED: CHILDREN: Harold. AUTHOR:  

MARIOUS, SIDNEY EDWARD aka Cecil Morris (Educator) BORN: at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, to Miss Elsa Alexandria Agatha Sancho, and her husband, Edward Marious. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School. Senior Cambridge, 1956. MARRIED: Mary Weatherspoon. CHILDREN: Paulette, Lorette, Cecil, and Sidney, Eon, Terrence, Charles, Natalie, Wallis and Petal. 

MOORE, OLGA (Pharmacist) BORN: at Ann’s Grove, East Coast, Demerara, daughter of Winifred Dorothy Sancho and her husband, Vincent Emanuel Moore, Sick Nurse & Dispenser, Chemist & Druggist. EDUCATED: Ann’s Grove Wesleyan School, and Howard University, College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA. MARRIED: (1) Barnwell and McKenzie (2).  

PATTERSON, JAMES (Lawyer) BORN: son of Annie Kathleen nee Elliott, and her husband, Cecil Orpheus Philbertus Patterson, Schoolmaster.  

PIETERS, GARY B.A. (University of Toronto), Bachelor of Education/Ontario Teacher's Certificate (University of Toronto), M. Ed (University of Toronto) Career: Educator http://fcis.oise.utoronto.ca/~gpieters/about.html  Featured in the Inaugural Edition of Who's Who in Black Canada: A Directory of Black Success and Black Excellence in Canada, 2002 - Page 296 [Biography] and p. 420 [Website Credit]; Certificate of Recognition, York University Faculty of Education, 2002 - Significant professional contribution as a host teacher to teacher-candidates; Panelist, Iced in Black Film Festival, University of Waterloo, 2002 Discussant on Film 'Speak it to the Heart of Black Nova Scotia' Website of the Month, Operation Dialogue, 2001 for creating and maintaining Canadian Black Heritage in the Third Millennium - a website pertaining to Canadians of African descent, equity initiatives and inclusive education Top 10 Math Websites, Toronto Star, September 24, 1999 - Mr. Pieters Math Treasures on the Internet; Certificate of Merit, Victoria College, U of T, 1995 - Literacy Tutor and Mentor at Lawrence Heights Middle School [1994-1995] Literacy Volunteer Award, Frontier College, 1994. 

PIETERS, SELWYN  B.A. (University of Toronto), LL.B. (Osgoode Hall Law School)

Career: Civil Servant with the Government of Canada, presently on leave and working at a law firm In terms of my work, I have a special interest in Charter litigation, human rights and equality rights issues, civil litigation, international and domestic human rights law and policy, access to information and privacy law, administrative law and issues surrounding anti-Black racism including racial profiling. Featured in the Inaugural Edition of Who's Who in Black Canada: A Directory of Black Success and Black Excellence in Canada, 2002 - at 296; National Black Police Association Directory, 1997 at 62, 2002 at 103; Association of Black Law Enforcers Award of Distinction [2002]; Gordon Cressy Award for Student Leadership [1995].  Recent publications include: "Assessment of credibility in the context of a Refugee Protection Division Hearing is not an exact science - it is the art that makes or breaks a Refugee claim", (2004), 31 Imm. L.R. (3d) 32; Case Comment: The Effect of M.C.I. v. Davis on Removal Orders for Permanent Residents of Canada, (2003), 29 Imm. L.R. (3d) 32; Romans v. Canada: A Case Comment on the Jurisdiction of the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board to Consider Charter Challenges attacking the validity of a removal order?, (2003), 25 Imm. L.R. (3d) 12; The U.K. Asylum Determination System: Is there a need for it In Canada? (2003), 26 Imm. L.R. (3d) 197; Litigation Race-Based Cases - A View from a Client? Presented at the Legal Ethics and Professionalism Bridge, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - January 08, 2003, online: University of Toronto Faculty of Law; "Religious Minorities and the Refugee Determination Process in Toronto, Canada: An Analysis of the Treatment of Refugee Claims Based on the Tian Dao Practice and Belief" Not just the police use racial profiling The Badger, MNSJ, Fall 2003 

 

RALPH, BIRCHELL IVAN () Educator, Schoolmaster. BORN: son of Emma Francina nee Sancho, and her husband, James Ralph. EDUCATION: QUALIFICATIONS: Pupil Teacher Appointment Examinations, 1932 (held July 29/30, 1932); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations, 1933 (End of First Year); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations, 1934 (End of Second Year) (held August 3/4, 1934); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations, 1935 (End of Third Year) (held July 31/ August 1, 1935); First Second and Third Year Pupil Teachers Certificates; Teachers' Training Centre Entrance Examination, 19??; First Class Trained Teachers' Certificate, CAREER: Pupil Teacher, St. Andrew's Anglican School; Headmaster, Bartica Anglican School; Founder and Principal of Ralph High School, Georgetown, Guyana. MARRIED: Mary Daphne Marks. CHILDREN: Bernadette, Veronica, Michael, Mervyn, Joscelyn, Neil, Aubrey, Marsha, Dawn, Penelope, and Birchell. 
RALPH-SIMMONS, DAWN.  co-chair of the association's public relations committee Business League of entrepreneurs of the Guyana Association of Georgia. BORN: August 27, 1956, daughter of Birchell Ralph, School Master, and his wife Mary Daphne nee Marks. MARRIED: Anton Simmons. CHILDREN: 3 

RALPH, Dr. MICHAEL (Physician) BORN: 1947, son of Birchell Ralph, School Master, and his wife Mary Daphne nee Marks. MARRIED: Lynette. CHILDREN: 3

RALPH, SHERLOCK  

RALPH-MUNRO, VERONICA (Educator) BORN:  daughter of Birchell Ralph, School Master, and his wife Mary Daphne nee Marks. MARRIED:  CHILDREN: one son and one daughter. 

ROSS, CHERYL HASLYN (Lawyer) BORN:  at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, daughter of Muriel Eleese B. nee Sancho, School Mistress, and to her husband, George Eleazer Ross, Legal Office Administrator. EDUCATED: St. Michael's Anglican, Hopetown, West Coast Berbice, and Bishop's High School, Georgetown, and University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. CHILDREN: Kevin, Karen, and  Ian  

ROSS, Capt. COMPTON MAURICE (Military Officer) BORN:  at Fyrish, Courantyne, Berbice, British Guiana, son of Muriel Eleese B. nee Sancho, School Mistress, and to her husband, George Eleazer Ross, Legal Office Administrator. EDUCATED: 56-58 Blairmont Government School, Blairmont, Berbice; St. Michael's Anglican, Hopetown, West Coast Berbice; Victoria Preparatory High School; New Amsterdam, Queen's College, Georgetown, and Mons Officer Cadet Training School. CAREER: Guyana Defense Force. MARRIED: June, 1973 Regina Whatley. CHILD: Kimberley Ann Ross.  

ROSS, GEORGE ADDISON (Hire Car Driver) BORN:  at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, son of Muriel Eleese B. nee Sancho, School Mistress, and to her husband, George Eleazer Ross, Legal Office Administrator. EDUCATED: Port Mourant Roman Catholic, Blairmont Government School, Blairmont, Berbice; St. Michael's Anglican, Hopetown, West Coast Berbice; CAREER: Operated Heavy Duty Construction Machinery, Top Rated Cyclist New Amsterdam, and East Coast Demerara, Hire Car Driver, plying the Linden Highway 1969-1981. MARRIED: CHILDREN: Terrence Adams, and Adams [with Marva Adams; daughter of Samuel Adams]. 

SAMUELS, EMERSON AUGUSTUS (1928-2003) (Engraver, Portrait Painter) BORN: August 22, 1928 at Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, to Dora (nee Thomas) Samuels. DIED: August 6, 2003, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. EDUCATED: worked with and learned from others - including Hubert Moshett, E.R. Burrowes, Marjorie Broodhagen, R.G. Sharples, Basil Hinds, and Denis Williams. MARRIED: Gladys. CHILDREN: 2 AWARDS: Guyana Government; Golden Arrowhead of Achievement, for contributions in the field of Art. CAREER: works are in the National Collection.  

SANCHO, ALEXANDER (1873-1945) (Farmer) BORN: at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son  of Lambert Tuckness Sancho, Farmer, and Josephine P. Young. DIED: at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast Demerara.  MARRIED: 1899, Rachel Campbell. CHILDREN: Lambert Tuckness Sancho, (1900-1972); Ric Andre Sancho, (1902-1962); Charles Herman Brentnol Sancho, (1904-1971); Selborne Dalrymple Sancho, (1906-1972); Elsa Alexandria Agatha Sancho, (1908-1966); Victor Sancho, ( 1910 – 1994); Mary Dorothy Inez Sancho (1912-2003); Muriel Eleese Birchelline Sancho, (1914-1990); Margaret Sancho, (1916-1989); Matilda Sancho, (1918-1920); and Oswald Alexander Sancho, (1922-1984). 

SANCHO- ARCHER, CATHERINE ELIZABETH VIRGINIA (1870-1947) (Educator, Primary School Teacher). BORN: at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, daughter  of John Sancho, Joiner,  and Miss Weatherspoon. DIED:  September 12, 1947 in  47 Pere Street, Kitty, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana. CAREER: Primary School Teacher, Golden Grove Wesleyan, St. Mary's, Mahaica and Philadelphia Scots Schools, 1886-1927. MARRIED: August 9, 1888: Thomas Arthur Archer, Schoolmaster. CHILDREN: Mrs. Catherine Cole, School Teacher; Miss Boadicea Adina Archer, Registered Nurse and Midwife; Miss Caroline Euphemia Archer, Registered Nurse and Midwife;  Mrs. Dorothy Watson, Mrs. Gladys C. Wiltshire, Thomas Eldad Archer, Chemist and Druggist;  Mrs. Ivy Nelbertha Loncke, Music Teacher, and  Mrs. Phyllis Kendall.  

SANCHO, CHARLES HERMAN BRENTNOL (1904-1971) (Farmer) BORN: June 08, 1904 at Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, son of Alexander Sancho and his wife, Rachel nee Campbell. DIED: July 05, 1971 at Bachelor's Adventure, East Coast Demerara, Guyana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Methodist School, East Coast, Demerara. CAREER: Lay Preacher, Seventh Day’s Adventist Church, Bachelor's Adventure, East Coast Demerara, Guyana. Foreman, Middle Walk Road Construction, Bachelor's Adventure, East Coast Demerara, Guyana. MARRIED: Angelina Pile. CHILDREN: Velma Sancho, Uriel Leebert Sancho, Dennis Sancho, Carmen Sancho, Venica Sancho. 

SANCHO, CHRISTOPHER BENTICK aka 'Boss Bentick'  (Mechanical Engineer) BORN: in England, came to the West Indies in the era of Indentured Servitude arrived in British Guiana between 1830 and 1848, in the company of two of his siblings, John and Tuckness Sancho. Boss Bentick is one of the persons who purchased plantation Nabaclis, British Guiana. CHILDREN: Lambert Tuckness and Mary.  

SANCHO, CHRISTOPHER BENTICK (Farmer) BORN: son of Lambert Tuckness Sancho, Farmer, and Mama Briton. CAREER: Golden Grove & Nabaclis Community. CHILDREN: Conrad, Creighan, Cyril, Katherine, Fanny, Felton, Mildred, and Muriel. 

SANCHO, CLARENCE (Farmer) BORN: son of Lambert Tuckness Sancho, Farmer, CAREER: the subject of the two folk songs. CHILDREN: Nelly Mackie, Rupert Sancho, and Ivy Sancho  

SANCHO, DOROTHY aka “Dot Sancho” (Educator, Primary School Teacher) 

SANCHO-McINTOSH, DOROTHY INEZ (Educator, Primary School Teacher) 

SANCHO-SHARPER, EDITH (Fish, Retail Salesperson)

SANCHO, ED. 

SANCHO- WALCOTT-NACIMENTO, HULDAH J.P., aka 'Precious Sancho' BORN: 1938 at High dam, Mahaicony, East Coast, Demerara, daughter of Felton Sancho, and Celestine Walcott. EDUCATED: CAREER: Secretary, East Demerara Region -Lilliandal to Abary. Chairman, West Mahaicony Village Council. Justice of the Peace, Commissioner of Oaths to Affidavits, Community Development Worker, Candidate, for General Elections, 1968 - 1983. Member of Parliament, Government Chief Whip, Resigned and Migrated to the USA, 1984. AWARDS: Received 1966 Independence Medal for Projects in Mahaicony district. High dam Community and Health Centre, Mr. Norman Percival, her step father, donated the land on which the building were constructed. MARRIED: CHILDREN:

SANCHO, JOHN (Joiner) BORN: in England, came to the West Indies in the era of Indentured Servitude arrived in British Guiana between 1830 and 1848, in the company of two of his siblings, Bentick and Tuckness Lambert Sancho. John Sancho is thought to be the father of the kinship of Sancho of the English speaking Caribbean nations.  

SANCHO, JOSEPH THOMAS (1895-1943) (Chemist and Druggist, Sick Nurse and Dispenser). BORN: October, 23rd 1895 at Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, son of Lambert Tuckness Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Annie Elizabeth nee Benn. DIED: January 11, 1943. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's School, Cove and John, East Coast, Demerara. QUALIFICATIONS: Preliminary Examination of Chemist & Druggist, Sick nurse & Dispenser's Certificate; Sick Nurse & Dispenser, January 1917;Chemists & Druggists, July 1923. MARRIED: Mavis Irene, nee Mclean. CHILD: Thomas Anson Sancho. CAREER: Nabaclis and else where.  

SANCHO, GEORGE (Farmer) BORN: 1870 at Beterverwagting, East Coast, Demerara to George Sancho, Carpenter, and his wife, Ginger nee Abel. EDUCATED: London Missionary School, Beterverwating. MARRIED: 1903: Miss Harry. 

SANCHO, LAMBERT TUCKNESS (185?-1924) (Farmer, Community Advocate, Village Politician)  BORN: Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, son of 'Boss Bentick' Sancho and his wife, Mary. DIED: September 13, 1924, Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana.  Referred to as the father of Sancho family members of Golden Grove and Nabaclis Community. MARRIED: Ann Elizabeth Benn. CHILDREN: Alexander Sancho (with Josephine P. Young), Emma Francina Sancho (Mrs. Ralph), Winifred Dorothy Sancho (Mrs. Moore), Joseph Thomas Sancho, Ruby Sancho (Mrs. Abrams), Magnel Sancho (Mrs. Grovesnor), Eileen Esme Sancho (Mrs. Abrams), Gertrude Sancho, Edith Sancho  (Mrs. Sharper, with Muggy Rogers), (Christopher Bentick Sancho and Edmund Sancho, with Mama Briton), Mary 'Georgiana' Sancho (Mrs. Joyce), Clarence Sancho, Madora Sancho (Mrs. Scotland), Mariamni Sancho (Mrs. Thomas) and Auntie Mama Sancho (Mrs. Roberts) with the sister of Mrs. Janet Parkinson). CAREER: January 1880- December 1893, Councillor of Golden Grove, Village, East Coast Demerara; January 1894 – December 1910, and January 1919 – December 1923, Member of the Local Authority of the Golden Grove and Nabaclis Village District. His career in Local Government Administration and his politics in the village district are closely linked with that of two outstanding and long serving participants in community development; Leopold Duncan Sarrabo (1864-1951) and James Alfred Trotman (1864-1961), especially after 1908.

SANCHO, LAMBERT TUCKNESS (1900-1972)  (Farmer and Coconut Oil Manufacturer). BORN: 1900 Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: 1972, in Buxton, East Coast Demerara, Guyana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast, Demerara. CAREER.MARRIED: Mabel Washington. CHILDREN: Beryl Sancho ( with Evelyn Hunte); Randolph Sancho, Norma Sancho, Brentnol Sancho, Ivan Sancho, Magnel Sancho, Iris Sancho, Shelia Sancho, Stephie Sancho, Desiree Sancho, Megan Sancho, Kelso Sancho, and Ethan Sancho ( with wife, Mrs. Mabel nee Washington Sancho); and Trenton Sancho. 

SANCHO, LEEBERT (Educator) BORN: Bachelor's Adventure, East Coast Demerara, son of Charles Herman Brentnol Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Angelina nee Pyle. EDUCATED: MARRIED: Eslyn Gravesande. CHILDREN: Leroy, Karen Nkasi, Dawn, Diana, [Calvin and Vanessa by two other mothers]. CAREER: founder of Sancho High School - the fore runner of Golden Grove Government Secondary School, Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara. It is felt the Secondary School at Golden Grove should and must be renamed after this Sancho as tribute to his contributions to education in the community. It is the right thing to do, as a matter of fact the only thing to do. I ask you to join Sancho in this campaign, which will result in this man being so honored before he leaves this earth - dies. 

SANCHO-SCOTLAND, Mrs. MADORA (Community Activist) BORN: 188? at Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, daughter of Lambert Tuckness Sancho, Farmer, MARRIED: Eleazer Scotland. CHILDREN: Newborne Horatio Scotland, and Isabelle M. Scotland

SANCHO-GROVESNOR,  MAGNELL (1896-1943) (Registered Nurse and Midwife) BORN: 1896 at Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara, daughter of Lambert Tuckness Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Annie Elizabeth nee Benn. DIED: March, 1943. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's School, Cove and John, East Coast, Demerara. MARRIED: Cyril Grovesnor. CHILDREN: Sybil Venus Grovesnor, Jean Grovesnor, Cynitha Ona Grovesnor, and Pamela Leila Grovesnor. 

SANCHO, MARGARET JOYCE (Educator, Primary School Teacher) 

SANCHO, MARY DOROTHY INEZ (1912 -2003) (Health Care Administrator) BORN: April 19, 1912 at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, daughter of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: October 15, 2003, Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, USA.  EDUCATED: Golden Grove Methodist School, East Coast, Demerara. QUALIFICATIONS: Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations 1929 (End of First Year); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations 1930 (End of Second Year); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations,1931 (End of Third Year);  First, Second and Third Year Pupil Teachers Certificates; CAREER: 1926-1932, Pupil Teacher, St. Andrew's Church of Episcopal School, Cove and John,East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana. Nurse, Midwife, Local Health Visitor and Inspector of Midwives on the Corentyne and Essequibo. CHILDREN: Dorothy Inez Sancho, and Victor Sancho.  

SANCHO, MAYOR 

SANCHO, MICHAEL ALWYN aka "Back Legg" (1956- ) - Soccer- - BORN: son of Alwyn Sancho, and his wife, Olga. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Methodist School, Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara. MARRIED: Jennifer Joyce. CHILDREN: Christopher, Junior, [by other mothers]. CAREER: the best soccer player to represent Golden Grove and Nabaclis, perhaps the entire East Coast of Demerara. May well be the best ever soccer player who never represented Guyana, at the national level.  

SANCHO-ROSS, MURIEL ELEESE BIRCHILINE. (1914-1990) (Educator, 45 years career, Primary School Teacher)  BORN: February 15, 1914 at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, daughter of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: January 29, 1990, Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, Guyana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Methodist School, Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara and 1932-34, Government Teachers Training College, Georgetown. QUALIFICATIONS: Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination, April 30, 1928 held at St. Andrew's Anglican; Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations, 1929 (End of First Year); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations, 1930 (End of Second Year); Pupil Teacher Annual Examinations,1931 (End of Third Year); First Second and Third Year Pupil Teachers Certificates; Teachers' Training Centre Entrance Examination, 1932; First Class Trained Teachers' Certificate, CAREER: April, 1928 – September, 1932 Pupil Teacher, Golden Grove Methodist School; September, 1932 – July, 1934 Training College for Teachers, Georgetown, British Guiana; 1934 - 1945 First Class Trained Teachers, St. Andrew's Anglican School;1944 - 1952 Senior Teacher, Port Mourant Roman Catholic School; 1952 - 1956 Senior Teacher, St. Patrick's Anglican School; 1956- 1961 Senior Mistress, Blairmont Government School; 1961- 1966 Deputy Head Mistress, Cumberland Methodist School;1966 -1972 Head Mistress, No # 68 Government School; 1973- 1973 Deputy Head Mistress, Ralph High School. MARRIED: January 29, 1943:  George Eleazer Ross. CHILDREN: George, Hamilton, Mariette, Compton, Cheryl, Colin, and Selwyn. 

SANCHO, OSWALD  ALEXANDER (1922-1984) (Law Enforcement Officer) BORN: 1922 Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: 1984, Guyana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast, Demerara. CAREER: renowned amateur boxer during the 1940's in British Guiana. An Officer of the British Guiana Police Force, Forbes Burnham's bodyguard, Officer in Command of Crime Prevention Squad, Brick dam, Guyana Police Force during 1970's.MARRIED: Evelyn Esther Veronica Dover CHILDREN: Leroy, Raymond Alexander, Keith Oswald, Mona Roxanne, Lambert Patrick, Wendy Pamela, Colin Horace, Dawn Veronica, Neil Osman and Sonia Faye [Beverley Sancho-Huntley, with Steffi Huntley]  

SANCHO, P. 

SANCHO, RIC ANDRE (1902-1962)BORN: 1902 at  Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: 1962, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast, Demerara.

SANCHO, ROBIN (Weight lifter) - BORN: Champion in the art of weight lifting competition in Linden c 2002. 

SANCHO, SELBORNE DALRYMPLE (1906-1972) BORN: 1906 at  Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: 1972, Victoria Village, East Coast, Demerara, Guyana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast, Demerara.

SANCHO, THERESA MELTINA aka Eva Sancho (Health Visitor, and Nurse-Midwife) BORN: at Le Grange, West Bank, Demerara, British Guiana, daughter of Teddy Sancho, Sailor, and Beatrice King. EDUCATED: Le Grange School, West Bank, Demerara. Prior to November 12, 1945 Nurse-Midwife Den Amstel, West Coast, Demerara; November 12, 1945 – 1964 Health Visitor, Buxton, East Coast Demerara.

SANCHO, THOMAS ANSON (1932-) A.C.P., Fr. Econs., M.P., Journalists, Educator, Author, Legislator; Senior History and Economics Master, Central High School - of Tuckness Sancho - BORN: August 30, 1932, son of Joseph Thomas Sancho, and his wife, Mavis Irene, nee Mclean. EDUCATED: at St. Marks Elementary School, Paradise, East Coast Demerara, Queen's College. RELIGION: Anglican. MARRIED: CHILD: Anzie M. Sancho. CAREER: Sub-Editor of the LCP's weekly newspaper "The Sentinel", 1951, Taught at Tutorial High School 1952 & 1953. In present position since 1953. Elected Member Guyana's Parliament, 1964. Has attended several Education and Trade Union Seminars and Conferences. Was leader of Parliamentary Delegation to the Regional Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's 1966 Conference in Trinidad. Led the Trade Union Congress Delegation to the trade Union Seminar in West Germany and Switzerland. AUTHOR: Viewpoint, Supermen of History, Highlights of Guyana's History, Spectacles for Drama, etc. AFFILIATION: Vice-President of the Association of Masters and Mistresses, Chairman of the Critchlow Labour Institute, Member of Trade Union Congress, Central Executive; Guyana Writers Group, P.N.C Executive Member, Alliance Françoise, Y.M.C.A. INTEREST: Dancing, Drama, Debating, Travel. (Source: Personalities Caribbean [Fourth Edition] 1970- 71. page 301)  

SANCHO, THOMAS

SANCHO, TUCKNESS  (Accountant) BORN: in England, came to the West Indies in the era of Indentured Servitude arrived in British Guiana between 1830 and 1848, in the company of two of his siblings, Bentick and John Sancho. Tuckness Sancho is one of the persons who purchased Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara. 

SANCHO, VICTOR ( 1910 – 1994) (Tailor) BORN: 1910 at  Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Alexander Sancho, Farmer, and his wife, Rachael nee Campbell. DIED: 1994, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast, Demerara.

SANCHO, Dr. VICTOR (Veterinary Surgery) BORN: Trinidad, son of Mary Dorothy Inez Sancho. EDUCATION: CAREER: MARRIED: Pat. CHILDREN: Margaret and Wendell.

 SANCHO, WOOLFORD (Grocer) BORN: New Amsterdam Market, New Amsterdam, Berbice, Guyana..

 SANDY, CECIL.  BORN: son of Mary nee Sancho Sandy, and her husband, Benjamin Sandy.

 SANDY, SARAH (Educator) Teacher, Golden Grove Wesleyan School.  BORN: abt. 1870?, Golden Grove Village, East Coast Demerara, daughter of Mary nee Sancho Sandy, and her husband, Benjamin Sandy..) Died: 1952

 SANDY, WINSTON (Law Enforcement Officer) 

SCOTLAND, Dr. BARTON U. A. (Lawyer) BORN: Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, son of Newborne Horatio Scotland, Sugar Curer, and his wife, Ismay A , nee Trim. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John, East Coast Demerara. Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of London, Master of Laws (LL.M.)( London), Doctor of Philosophy in international Law (Ph.D.) ( London) CAREER: Consultant, Project RLA/92/G 32. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, former Ambassador, former Head of the Department of International Economic Cooperation, Attorney at Law in Private Practice which include Civil and Criminal Litigation, Legal Advisor, Natural Resources and Investment Law, Negotiations and International Law.

 SCOTLAND, EDWARD (Lawyer) BORN: Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, son of Newborne Horatio Scotland, Sugar Curer, and his wife, Ismay A , nee Trim. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John, East Coast Demerara.

 SCOTLAND, ETHYLN A. (Medical Doctor) BORN: Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, daughter of Newborne Horatio Scotland, Sugar Curer, and his wife, Ismay A , nee Trim. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John, East Coast Demerara.

 SCOTLAND, NEWBORNE HORATIO (Sugar Curer) Plantation La Bonne Intention, East Coast Demerara, BORN: January 8, 1902 Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, son of Madora, nee Sancho, and her husband, Eleazer Scotland, Sugar Curer. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John, East Coast Demerara. CAREER: First Assistant Sugar Curer. MARRIED: 1927 , Ismay A. Trim. CHILDREN: Four Sons and Four daughters. Barton, (Source: Who is who in British Guiana [Fourth Edition] 1945-48. Page 470-471)

 SCOTLAND, NEWBORNE LENNOX (Medical Doctor) BORN: Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, daughter of Newborne Horatio Scotland, Sugar Curer, and his wife, Ismay A , nee Trim. EDUCATED: St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John, East Coast Demerara.

 SHARPER, RASHLEIGH  (Farmer and Coconut Oil Manufacturer). BORN: at Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, son of Edith nee Sancho, and her husband, Forshaw Sharper. DIED: at Golden Grove, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana. EDUCATED: Golden Grove Wesleyan School, East Coast Demerara. CHILDREN: Neville Sharper, and  Rita Sharper.

 STEWART, WILLEY.  (Law Enforcement Officer)  BORN: at Cove and John, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Isabella M. nee Scotland, and her husband, Cyrus Egan St. Felix Benn, Sugar Curer.

 THOMAS, HENRY (-1934) aka Striking Henry (Professional Light Weight Boxer) BORN: at Nabaclis, East Coast, Demerara, British Guiana, son of Mariamni Agnes “Omni” nee Sancho, and her husband, Richard Thomas. DIED: 1934.CHILD: Wilfred Albert Venture

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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