Tag: Jamaica’s Counties and Parishes Grade 4

Definition of Concepts: Local government and Parish Council

Local Government This is the administration of a particular town, county or district, with representatives elected by those who live there. Using our home as an example, Jamaica is divided into 14 parishes and as such there would be 14 local government districts; one for each parish. In Jamaica there is a Ministry of Local…...

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Our Parishes and Counties

You can refer to the post about Jamaica’s Parishes and Capitals and the post about Jamaica’s Counties and Parishes to refresh your memory before diving into this post. When the Spanish relinquished control of Jamaica to the British, Sir Thomas Modyford who was Governor at the time, divided Jamaica into 7 parishes. These were located mainly to…...

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Parishes and their Capitals

Remember from this post that Jamaica is divided into three counties and within those counties there are different parishes. Here are the parishes and their capital cities:   Complete the quiz below and as always be sure to comment if there is anything you are unsure about.   Read more →...

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Jamaica’s Counties and Parishes

Jamaica has three counties and 14 parishes. The three counties are: Cornwall, Middlesex and Surrey. All the fourteen parishes are divided between the three counties. The parishes belonging to Cornwall are: Hanover, Westmoreland, St. James, St. Elizabeth, Trelawney. The parishes belonging to Middlesex are: Manchester, St. Ann, Clarendon, St. Catherine, St. Mary. The parishes belonging to…...

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