Hermit’s Court (Pilot Darrell House and Square)

Pilot James ’Jemmy’ Darrell was one of the first Black Bermudians to own property. A former slave, he was granted his freedom, recommended by Admiral George Murray, in recognition of his skill in piloting the HMS Resolution through the Narrows Channel in 1795. Admiral Murray later established the King’s Pilots and Darrell was one of the first to be appointed. Darrell’s memorial is located in St. Peter’s Churchyard. It is a private residence.

Aunt Peggys Lane
St.George's BM
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