Thomas Cottle

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Thomas Cottle, Esq. (1761–1828) was a lawyer on the island of Nevis. In 1822, Thomas started to build a church for all people on the island, including slaves. "The Cottle Church", as it is now called, was completed in 1824 and opened on May 5 that year. He married Frances Huggins, daughter of Edward Huggins, one of the richest and most powerful planters in all of Nevis.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hubbard, Vincent K. 2002. "Swords, Ships & Sugar". Premiere Editions International, Inc. ISBN 1-891519-05-0. A complete history of Nevis. p.156