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Winston Albert “Woody” Richardson

Winston Richardson’s sharp wit and “razor-sharp” memory endears him to everyone he encounters. The affable centenarian, familiarly known as “Woody”, was the man of the moment at Rendezvous Retreat on Monday, December 30, 2019, as residents joined Acting Governor...

Winston Brewster

Winston Brewster was born in Gibbons, Christ Church.  Educated at Providence Boys’ School, Winston worked alongside his grandmother pulling grass at Gibbons Plantation, in the same parish until age 10.  Later, he worked weeding the roads and clearing gutters...

Ursula Iretha Lelita Caddle-Sobers

Ursula Sobers is the toast of her Black Sage Alley, St. Lucy district, and there is a street named after her to prove it. The affable semi-super centenarian proudly boasts that she is a celebrity in her own right.  “I tell my daughter that me and Rihanna are...

Clyde Foster

Clyde Foster is “an independent man who can stand on his own two feet” according to the popular song sung by Mike Grovesnor.  This sprightly centenarian, who is well respected throughout his Waterhall Land Eagle Hall, St. Michael community, takes public...

Centenarians of Barbados – The Foundation Builders

This project is co-developed by the Barbados Government Information Service, the National Committee on Ageing and the Barbados Museum and Historical Society.
Centenarians of Barbados: Foundation Builders proposes to be an informative and interactive space for all Barbadians which highlights the significant milestone of becoming a centenarian.

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My father said that travelling is an education and at 16 years old, he gave my brother and I a trip to St. Lucia.” – John Foster

I like a Waltz, Two-Step and Rumba – all the old-time dancing, I would like.” – Icilma Marsh

…Both together, Angostura Bitters and Hennessy in my tea to start the day.” – Melville Williams