The WISH Centre Group Retreats and Mission Vacations
Contact Us

    home >> the wish centre>>barbados christian vacations>> codrington college


Codrington College

Brother Graham from Dr Creflo Dollar's World Changers Ministry visits Codrington College It was established by the will of General Christopher Codrington who died in 1710.

Christopher Codrington was a British soldier and colonial governor, whose father was captain-general of the Leeward Isles, he was born in the island of Barbados, in 1668. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was elected a fellow of All Souls.

In 1697, on the death of his father, he was appointed captain-general and commander-in-chief of the Leeward Isles.

He died on the 7th of April 1710, bequeathing these estates to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts for the foundation of a college in Barbados. This college, known as the Codrington college, was built in 1714-1742. To All Souls College, Oxford, he bequeathed books worth 6000 and 10,000 in money, out of which was built and endowed the Codrington library there.


Codrington College


From here our journey takes you into the Parish of St Philip to visit

The WISH Centre.

Codrington College
Codrington College
Copyright ©  2018 All rights reserved. Disclaimer Click to Contact us CONTACT DONATE