Bertrand Abrams, an economists, an associate and
comrade of Walter Rodney. It must be noted that
Bertrand Abrams is mentioned in Dr. Walter Rodney's
Literature - The Groundings with My Brothers.
Eusi Kwayana stated in his review of Clem Seecharan's
"Bechu", the following, "Whether by instinct or by
design, Clem Seecharan's writings hanker after a
certain theme among others.
He far from ignores the empty poverty of bonds people;
rather he writes with indignation about them. He takes
pains to list their bread -without- butter grievances
and the dull details of their vacant lives"
Yet he comes back again and again to reveal, if not to
argue that these bonds people have minds, that their
minds oftenare elevated and help them to rise above
the hell of their daily surroundings.
In this, in some distant way, though not on the
surface, he shares a vision with Bertrand Abrams, -may
he rest in peace, my contemporary from Golden Grove.
He once said to some religious doubters,"God helped
black people to live through that slavery, you know."
A Caribbean poetess talks of a mother despairing of
her son's lapse into crime and how she finds she has
no resort but "knee city", even while preparing her
funeral clothes for the day when "he draws his bloody
What had been a chance theme of poets, - Bertrand was
also one, - has been a major in Seecharan's concerns.
Oswald Sancho [pbuh] served in the Guyana Police
Force, an amateur middleweight boxer, in the 1940's,
was by all local reports, a devastating puncher with
both hands, and one of the greatest fighters in the
annals of British Guiana.
Oswald Sancho, for a while Forbes Burnham's body
guard, became officer in command of crime prevention,
can be seen in a photograph in Destiny to Mould.
Leebert Sancho, an educator, established Sancho High
School, which was located in Golden Grove, Nabaclis
and Victoria, the forerunner of Golden Grove
Government Secondary School.
I honestly think a campaign must be initiated which
will result in the renaming of that school, in honor
of its founder, while he is alive.
T. Anson Sancho, a historian, a list of his work can
be found at the end of this document.
Dr. Barton Scotland, a lawyer employed in the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs, under Rasleigh Jackson.
Dr. Harold Lutchman, a political Science professor,
Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, a list of
his work can be found at the end of this document.
Dennis Andries, a professional boxer, born in Buxton,
British Guiana, grand son of Lambert Sancho, the first
Guyanese to win a World Boxing Championship bout.
On 30 April 1986,Dennis Andries, outpointed J. B.
Williamson in London to win the WBC light heavyweight
In a career lasting 16 May 1978 to 14 December 1996,
Dennis had 65 bouts, winning 50, loosing 14, with one
In Title fights, he had 6 wins and 3 losses, in
a nine fight career.
A photograph of Dennis Andries after that fight can be
found on page 208, of Sam Andre and Nat Fleischer's
1987 edition, A Pictorial History of Boxing (Citadel
If you are familiar with Caribbean folks especially
Grenadian and Trinidadian nationals, such as the
following, E Gerald Sancho and Co, Glenn Sancho, J.
Sancho, Janet Sancho, Zinette Sancho, Peter Sancho,
Ralph Sancho, Sharon Sancho inquire about Brent
Sancho; a defender, a soccer player, Keith Sancho;
public relations officer, employed in Ministry of
Health and Cyril Sancho; a Bridge player.
On the African continent,Phyllis Sancho; now in
Detroit,Joshua and Gloria Precious Manneh Sancho, all
I wonder whether they are related to the Sancho family
of Guyana, formerly British Guiana, and or to Ignatius
Sancho 1729-1780,of Westminster, England.
I am a Sancho of Guyana, I am of the opinion I am
descended from Ignatius Sancho; the literary African
man of letters and the arts, in eighteenth century
England. It’s understood a relative of mine, left
British Guiana, and relocated in West Africa. That
Individual’s name is unknown to the present Sanchos of
Guyana. The Sanchos of Guyana are in the process of
identifying, locating, researching and documenting,
their history �Ethe history of the Sancho family.
Sanchos of Berbice; such as Aileen, Lorna, Roxanne,
Treon Otis, Aubrey, Brenda, Cecil, Claudette, Ella,
Joy A. Marcilla Mavis, Olga, Aileen, Mark Anthony,
Sandra, Stanley, Stella, Syvilene, Wolford, and Ayeola
Sancho are people I have heard about, and I would be
extremely grateful when contact is established with
Could give any advise as how to persue birth
certificates for the three brothers, Bentinck, Lambert
Tuckiness and John Sancho.
I have little to go on,oral Black traditions. I wanted
to start at St.Margaret's Westminster Parish Church of
If any person or groups of persons with advise or
informatiom of how to purse this course of actions
kindly, reply to this notice.
grandson of Alexander Sancho.