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  The Berkeley Memorial : The Circus
 
The Berkeley Memorial : The Circus, a roundabout that creates an interesting focal point with its green Clock Tower, it was erected in 1883 as a memorial of Thomas Berkley Hardtman Berkeley, a planter and Legislator of St. Kitts; in addition he was President of the General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands Federation. Lord Combermere laid the foundation stone for the memorial on March 29, 1883 fifteen months after Berkeley’s death.
 
The inscription on the Memorial reads:
This drinking fountain has been erected by the country men and private friends of the late Thomas Berkeley Hardtman Berkeley Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George and president of the Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands in recognition of the many valuable services he rendered this his Native Island as a Planter, a Politician and a Citizen.
His Sterling qualities, his love for this Island and his deep interest in the welfare of the country at large entitle him to a Memorial by which his memory will be preserved and preserved and perpetuated. Born 14th January 1824. Died 6th December, 1881. 
 
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