Basic Site Details

Name: Holy Trinity Cathedral
Town, district or village: Hamilton
Island: Bermuda
City or county: Bermuda
Country: West Indies
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Bremner writes that this was built 1842-68. Hay consulted on ventilation. This is at variance with other sources.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bermuda CathedralYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cathedral  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 718481849  
Item 2 of 718851886 Eastern half of the church
Item 3 of 718931894 Nave
Item 4 of 71905  Tower
Item 5 of 719061911 Rebuilding of the choir. Pulpit
Item 6 of 711 May 1911  Choir consecrated
Item 7 of 71926  Survey and recommendations - tiled roof replaced in copper, work supervised by Laurence Smart

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 15William HayArchitectA18481849Executed James Cranston's designs (with modifications)
Item 2 of 15George HendersonArchitectB18851886Eastern half of the church
Item 3 of 15Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceB18851886Eastern half of the church.
Item 4 of 15William HayArchitectB18851886Eastern half of the church
Item 5 of 15George HendersonArchitectC18931894Nave
Item 6 of 15Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceC18931894Nave
Item 7 of 15William James KennedyArchitectC1894 Nave - as apprentice to Hay & Henderson
Item 8 of 15Alan Lawrie Goodwin (or Alan Laurie Goodwin, or Alexander Lawrie Goodwin, or Allan L Goodwin)ArchitectD1905 Tower - as assistant to George Henderson, and completed work after Henderson's death
Item 9 of 15George HendersonArchitectD1905 Tower - completed by A L Goodwin after Henderson's death
Item 10 of 15Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceD1905 Tower
Item 11 of 15Alan Lawrie Goodwin (or Alan Laurie Goodwin, or Alexander Lawrie Goodwin, or Allan L Goodwin)ArchitectE19061911Rebuilding of choir. Pulpit - copy of that in St giles, Edinburgh
Item 12 of 15Harold Ogle TarboltonArchitectE19061911Rebuilding of choir. Pulpit - copy of that in St giles, Edinburgh
Item 13 of 15Hay Henderson & TarboltonArchitectural practiceE1906 Rebuilding of choir. Pulpit - copy of that in St giles, Edinburgh
Item 14 of 15Harold Ogle TarboltonArchitectF19261927Survey followed by alterations - tiled roof replaced in copper, work supervised by Lawrence Harrower Smart
Item 15 of 15Lawrence Harrower SmartArchitectFNovember 1926September 1927Acted as representative of Harold Ogle Tarbolton on works including replacement of tiled roof with copper

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Clarke, Basil F L1958Anglican cathedrals outside the British Isles  pp126-7
Item 2 of 5Reid, R S Trinity Church Bermuda   
Item 3 of 5RSA1885   946
Item 4 of 5RSA1909   356 (Tarbolton work)
Item 5 of 5RSA1911   469 (Tarbolton work)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman2 August 1947  Obituary of Tarbolton p4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A L Goodwin: L v17 no1295; William James Kennedy: L v18 no1380; Lawrence Harrower Smart: L no3383 (box 10)