Codrington High School gets its name from Christopher
Codrington, who 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.
He died in 1710, bequeathing his estates to
the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
for the foundation of a college in Barbados. Codrington
Holy Cross Church celebrating its 170 anniversary