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Let me begin thanking you for your actions, which spoke volumes. Let me continue by introducing and or reintroducing myself to one and all. The given European Christian name is irrelevant.  M'lilwana Osanku is the chosen name.  I’m born in New Amsterdam, Berbice. My siblings, children of Muriel E. Sancho , in order of their birth are George, Hamilton, Mariette, Compton, Cheryl and Colin. George, Hamilton, and Cheryl were born in Nabaclis. This Ross family, member of the Sancho clan, was resident in the Golden Grove – Nabaclis area, for a number of years, until maturity and economic opportunities suggest they reside elsewhere.
The Golden Grove –Nabaclis area, is the adopted home of the Sanchos as their surviving story indicates.
Now bear with me as I continue by adding, the article a Profile of Nabaclis, which I posted was a catalysts, a battery charger, If I may, in the developing the idea of a forum, to discuss issues relative and affecting the Golden Grove –Nabaclis area. I found the article inept, juvenile, and not at all reflecting the articulate and the intellectual, who call the area, home. It did not touch on sports, education, music, religion, the slave masters, and the ethnic groups who resided there.


The Richards’s family brothers, Battle and Pepe were outstanding athletes.


Oswald Sancho, the Harry brothers, Walter Smith, Kenny and Terrence Bristol.



Glasglow brothers Ovid and Keith, Winston English and Robert Adonis, Charlie Smith

Hubert Hughes


Michael “Backleg” Sancho


Kingfighter, Joy Thomas and the Bowauns, Wendy Allen, Miriam Makeba, Patrick Barker, “Bob Dirt” Sumner


Methodists, Lutheran, Seven Day’s Adventists, Baptists Churches


Nabaclis born and bred, Mortimer Duke, the very first chancellor of the University of Guyana. Economists Bertrand Abrams and Lawyer Barton Scotland are also prominent among the articulate and intellectuals of Guyana’s society.

Mamadou Lumumba and Shango Umoja were deported from Guyana January 1973 to United States for their association with ASCRIA African Society for Cultural Relations with Independent Africa listed Activities Third World 30 March 1973 page 11-13 Eusi Kwayana Black Scholar May- Aug 1973.

Law Enforcement
Carl Austin commissioner of Guyana Police Force, Oswald Sancho officer in command Crime Prevention Unit.
Holder Golden Grove, Nabaclis Thomas Sancho and Kendall.


Golden Grove and Nabaclis Village District

Chairman Councillors, Overseer

Slave owners
Walrond plantation Nabaclis
Gainsfort plantation Golden Grove
Rodway, James History of British Guiana vol.#2, page 231.
Major Businessmen
DeCastro brothers, Simon, St. Kitts, Stanley Solomon, Chinese, Portuguese and east Indians


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