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ONE FOR THE ROAD

History & meanings of street names & villages


One for the Road

Malgre Tout:Malgre Tout is a village along the West Bank of Demerara, between Versailles and Klein Pouderoyen.

Malgre Tout


 

Malgre Tout can be found along the West Bank of Demerara, between Versailles and Klein Pouderoyen.



Wowetta


Wowetta is a satellite village of Annai, located in Region 9.



Kanuku


The Kanuku Mountain Range is located in Region 9. The word ‘Kanuku’ means ‘Forest’ in the Indigenous Wapishiana / Wapichan Language.
 



Eve Leary


Named after Ms. Eve Leary, Wife (some reports say daughter) of Cornelius Leary, Plantation Owner.



Hosororo


Hosororo s located in Region 1, approximately 3 miles from Mabaruma. It is an Arawak word meaning “Running water.”
 



Capoey


Arawak word meaning "The rising of the moon". Capoey Village & Lake are located in Region 2 (Pomeroon - Supenaam).



Vreed-en-Hoop


Dutch word meaning "Peace & Hope"



Albert Street


Named after Prince Albert (of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha), who was the husband of Queen Victoria



Wakenaam


Dutch word meaning "Waiting for a name"