Lennox Edward Honychurch

Resume & Biography

Lennox Edward Honychurch, D. Phil., M Phil.
Date of birth: 27 December 1952.
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Dominica, Windward Islands, Caribbean.


St. Hugh's College, University of Oxford,
Doctor of Philosophy Degree (D Phil) in Anthropology
Master of Philosophy degree (M Phil) in Anthropology and Museum Ethnography.
Awarded a distinction and the St.Hugh's College Examination Prize 1995.

The Lodge School, St. John, Barbados.
The St. Mary's Academy, Roseau , Dominica.
The Convent Prep School, Roseau, Dominica.


Thesis for M Phil:
First People, Last Canoes: Tracing Ethnohistory Through Material Culture.

DPhil in Anthropology, St.Hughs:
Carib to Creole - A History of Contact and Culture Exchange.

Book Publications

The Dominica Story - A History of the Island. Published 1975, 1984, 1995: Macmillan U. K.

List of all book publications


Sample Lectures and Publications

A sample of lectures can be found here.

Current positions held

Staff Tutor, University of the West Indies, School of Continuing Studies.
Curator: The Dominica Museum, Bayfront, Roseau.
Member of the Dominica Public Service Commission.
Trustee of The Old Roseau Market Trust.
Member, Advisory Board of The Dominica University Centre, Extra Mural Department of the University of the West Indies.
Member of the Advisory Committee to the Carib Council, Carib Territory Dominica.


Positions Held
Contact Me

Dominica's Beauty

Creating a Mural

Past positions held

Member of The House of Assembly of The Commonwealth of Dominica, 1975 -1979.
President, The Dominica Conservation Association, 1974 - 1976.
Chairman of the Board, Dominica Broadcasting Service, 1980 - 1981.
Press Secretary to The Government of Dominica, 1980 - 1981.
Member of the Dominica Tourist Board, 1980 - 1983.
Member and Chairman, Dominica National Cultural Council, 1988 - 1993.
Visiting lecturer in Dominican history, geography and culture to local
schools from 1974.
Director of Historic Restoration, Cabrits National Park, 1982 - 1992.
Board Member, Museum Association of the Caribbean, 1992 -1994.

Historic Preservation

Directed the restoration of Fort Shirley at the Cabrits National Park Dominica.
Designed layout of interpretation centre of Betty's Hope Plantation, Antigua.
Advised on restoration and layout of visitor site at Fort Frederick, St.Georges, Grenada for Canadian funded SPIF project.
Designed restoration programme for Fort Charlotte, Kingstown St. Vincent.

Lecturer, Tour Leader

Lecturer and tour leader with wide Caribbean experience in areas of history, indigenous people, folklore, politics, geography and nature.

Other Activities

Environmental conservation, Painter, Designer and builder of Carnival costumes, Historic building research and restoration, broadcasting, amateur drama.

Contact Me

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