The Serjeant’s Cup: David Baldwin’s Bermuda connections

Uncategorized  |  May 9, 2024

David Baldwin’s father, Sir Peter Baldwin, was a codebreaker, interpreting Japanese “purple” messages picked up in Bermuda during the Second World War. His great uncle on his mother’s side, Sir Edward Wilshaw, was the chairman of Cable & Wireless Ltd, the company that redirected those same messages by underwater cables to Porthcurno, in Cornwall, England. Mr Baldwin, Serjean... Read more

Barrier-breaking pilot remembered in St George’s

News  |  April 15, 2024

A memorial service to honour former slave and ship’s pilot James “Jemmy” Darrell was held in St George’s yesterday. Mario Thompson, Bermuda’s Pilot Warden, told attendees at St Peter’s Church that Mr Darrell should be named a national hero for his historical significance to the island. “There was a petition eight or nine years ago to recognise Jemmy Darrell as a national h... Read more

Historical East End burial vault gives way after heavy rain

News  |  March 4, 2024

Officials at St Peter’s Church in St George’s are faced with a mystery after a tomb with no inscription collapsed under heavy rain. “All the reference books I have looked at so far have not said. It would be great if we could find out a date and a name.” The Reverend Canon John Stow, acting priest in charge at St Peter’s, said that the barrel-vault over the “ancient” stone... Read more

Midshipman Dale Commemorative Service

News  |  March 1, 2024

The lasting impact of the life of US Navy Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale - one of the last casualties of the War of 1812 - was remembered on February 24th at St Peter's Church, Their Majesties Chappell, in an annual service held by The Friends of St Peter's Church. Her Excellency the Governor of Bermuda Rena Lalgie laid a wreath on behalf of the family of Captain Scarritt Adams, U... Read more

Walk to Calvary Experience – Good Friday Weekend 2024

Event  |  January 16, 2024

Roman guards, staunch Pharisees, mocking crowds, and a determined Jesus. Experience the sights and sounds of Jesus's journey to the cross. With a proud history spanning over forty years, the annual Walk to Calvary is an experience unlike any other. Hosted in the historic town of St. George's Bermuda, watch scripture unfold before you. The vision of Walk to Calvary is to bring the message of J... Read more