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Royal Artillery Searchlights

ROYAL ARTILLERY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Winter Meeting Wednesday 17th January 2007, at Larkhill A Presentation by Mr Keith Brigstock ROYAL ARTILLERY SEARCHLIGHTS The Winter 2007 Meeting of the Society was held in the Newcome Hall, Larkhill, on Wednesday 17th January at 11...

Wignacourt Tower

Alof De Wignacourt (1547 – 1622) Grand Master Alof de Wignacourt (1601 – 1622) personally financed the construction of 6 coastal towers to defend the coastline of Malta. The first erected was the tower at St Paul’s Bay in 1610 and was named Wignacourt Tower in...

Chapel of Our Lady Hodegitria

The first chapel in this area was built in 1600 by the nobleman Giovanni Maria Xara on one of his lands. It was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Hodegitria and had a small cemetery in front of it and was properly maintained. In this chapel there was one stone...
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