• Significant Events 1609-1834

    1609-   The Sea Venture shipwrecked and Bermuda became a colony of the 
               Virginia Company.

    1620-   Bermuda's first Parliament convenes at St. Peter's Church.

    1684-   The Somers Isle Company is dissolved and Britain assumes control
               of Bermuda's affairs.

    1784-   Bermuda's first newspaper the Bermuda Gazette is published.

    1815-   The capital of Bermuda moved from St. George's to Hamilton.

    1834-   Slavery is abolished in Britain and all of its colonies.


  • Did You Know? 

  • Mr. Walter Lister represented the Constituency of Sandy's South from 1976-2003.