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The Belize National Library Service and Information System is committed to the promotion of an informed, aware and literate society that fosters our national development and cultural heritage.

 
 
 

 

 

 

JULY 2017

 

Remembering our Patriots

 

Phillip Stanley Wilberforce Goldson (1923-2001).  Born of humble parentage on July 25, 1923, in Belize City, Belize, Phillip Goldson started life as a person of modest means and was able within his 78 years to soar above the various diverse circumstances that would govern his illustrious life. His early education was at St. Mary’s Primary School in Belize City, and he went on to study at night to successfully obtain the Cambridge University Overseas Junior Certificate in 1939, and the Senior School Certificate in 1941. Read more...       

 

Aston Gill. Within the annuals of Cross Country Cycling in Belize, the name of Aston Gill is prominent as one of the pioneers and peacemakers of the event. Born in Belize City, Belize, on July 25, 1915. Gill's early education was at St. Mary's and Baptist primary schools. Following in his father's footsteps, he went into apprenticeship as a carpenter at the age of 14. Read more...

 

Horace Walwyn Young, CBE, QC. Born in Belize City on July 5, 1922, Horace Young, after completing his secondary education in 1937 at St. George’s College (now Wesley College), took up employment in the government service. Rising through the clerical ranks, in 1945 he was appointed to the post of Clerk to the Registrar General. He later held the post of First Class Clerk before being promoted to Commissioner of the Revision of Laws in 1951. Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Books by Belizeans or about Belize (A-E)

 

 

 

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