Cambridge, Jamaica

Cambridge is a town in Jamaica. It is the main township of the parish of St James, nestled in mountains, fifteen (15) miles south east of the City of Montego Bay and its hub is historic Wilmot Max Ramsay Square [1](Jamaica Gleaner, Thursday, 23 October 1986). Cambridge is located in the County of Cornwall. The chief "fruit-basket" of the parish, Cambridge is also the capital of the upper St James region.

Location of Cambridge in Jamaica

The inhabitants of the town of Cambridge (Latin, Cantabrigia) are called Cantabrigians with their students going to traditional high schools -- Cornwall College (boys), Mt Alvernia (girls) and Montego Bay High for Girls -- all sited in the friendly City of Montego Bay, the St James Parish Capital. There are a Basic, an Infant, a Primary and a Secondary High Schools in Cambridge with "the proposed Marco Brown Public Library."[2]

Cantabrigians worship at, primarily, but not limited to: the St Stephen's Anglican Church (State), St Mary's Catholic Church, Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Seventh Day Adventist Church, New Testament Church of God, Christian Fellowship Church, the Gospel Chapel, the Mt Reece Methodist Church and the Shortwood Baptist Church.

The Cambridge empire includes: Upper and Lower (Bottom) Cambridges, Wilmot Max Ramsay Drive,[3] Ducketts, Cross Roads, Senior (with its Great River), White Sands, Rushea, Endeavour, Mt Horeb, Plumb, Fern, New Road, Bullman, Tank Road, Seven Rivers, Hazelymph(?), Bickersteth,[4] Richmond Hill and Mafoota.

References: Google; The Jamaica Gleaner; The Western Mirror

  1. Green, M. A. (October 1986). "W. Max Ramsay". The Jamaica Gleaner. CLII.
  2. Robinson, Clover (10 December 1986). "Jamaica Gleaner". Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  3. "Home Page". Western Mirror. 19 December 1984. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. Wright, Howard G. (8 February 1986). "Home Page". Western Mirror. Retrieved 29 May 2017.

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