Helping you understand the history behind our properties of interest.

Trusted Articles is a collection of thoroughly researched articles relating to our tangible heritage and the natural environment. Written by academics, researchers and National Trust experts, these articles explore all manner of subjects related to properties of interest* and are an important resource for students, teachers, academics, and enthusiasts.

*Properties of Interest means any monument and any fossil, place or site of natural beauty or national, historic, scientific or archaeological interest; whereby ‘monument’ means any building, structure or other work of man or nature, whether above or below the surface of the land or the floor of the sea, of national architectural, aesthetic or historic interest.

 

Archaeology in T&T: Then and Now

Archaeology in T&T: Then and Now

Figure 1 Left: Excavations at St Joseph conducted by Irving Rouse c1950, Right Above: The Red House Excavations led by ...
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Contested heritage at the heart of Port of Spain: Woodford Square

Contested heritage at the heart of Port of Spain: Woodford Square

Visual Sketch of Woodford Square by The Thinking Insomniac
Source: thinkinginsomniac.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/visual-survey-woodford-sq.jpg What is contested heritage and why is Woodford Square ...
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Heritage Lost: Greyfriars Church of Scotland

Heritage Lost: Greyfriars Church of Scotland

On the 1st August 1985, to commemorate the abolition of slavery, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago declared Emancipation Day ...
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Freed Africans Post Emancipation

Freed Africans Post Emancipation

Activities of the Freed Africans in the Post-Emancipation Period (Part 2) Growth of the Peasantry The post-emancipation period saw the ...
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Emancipation: A stifled or rapid exit?

Emancipation: A stifled or rapid exit?

Activities of the Freed Africans in the Post-Emancipation Period. (Part 1) Emancipation: A stifled or rapid exit? The Emancipation Bill ...
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Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler: Man of the People

Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler: Man of the People

Notwithstanding a bounty of $500 on his head, a strikingly large sum in 1937, Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler had successfully ...
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