Sunday, 30 October 2022
Wednesday, 14 September 2022
From 7–10 February 1966, H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visited Trinidad and Tobago on her Caribbean Commonwealth tour. They were hosted here by Governor-General Sir Solomon Hochoy. Here are some photos of the occasion from the Reid Collection in our archives.
Thursday, 16 June 2022
This Trinidad and Tobago Government Census was taken in 1946, and published in 1948. It was executed by Noel Bowen and Blazini Montserin and was the last pre-Independence census. This is the section with the tables on "Population" and "Race and Nationalities", which has population statistics going back to 1733.
|Cover image of the 1948 publication|
|Trinidad Population statistics of 1733, 1789 and 1797|
|Population statistics 1797 to 1946|
|Vital statistics 1851 to 1946, population statistics by race and birth place|
|The Governor inspects the troops in front of the train station|
|Historical background to the race and nationality statistical data|