Tag: James Jemmy Darrell

Celebrating Bermuda: The Legacy of James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell | Bermuda Biographies A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house.">Celebrating Bermuda: The Legacy of James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell | Bermuda Biographies A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house.

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A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house.
Celebrating Bermuda: The Legacy of James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell | Bermuda Biographies A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Price of Freedom

Bermudian History, Bermuda Slave Trade, James Jemmy Darrell, Stephen Benjamin Richardson, Descendants of Pilot James Jemmy Darrell
The Bermudian Slaves were masters at the helm and many historians relate facts.Bermuda has long been known as a place where slaves and indentured servants struggled to obtain their place in Society once they gained their freedom.
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