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On the second floor are four large bedrooms with soaring ceilings and a cozy office.

The Traditional Building Guide: Advice for Preserving Bermuda's Architectural Heritage. Anthony Short and Sylvia Shorto, with drawings by Anthony Short. The main floor of the house consists of double living rooms with fireplaces, formal dining room, large modern kitchen with breakfast area, three bedrooms, and an exquisite master suite (including dressing room and home office). Won the 2003 Bermuda In Bloom best Garden in the Parish Award.

A classic and historic Bermudian home, original part of which was built in 1700, 5-10 minutes (depending on traffic) from the centre of the City of Hamilton, with wood floors, fireplaces, tray ceilings and old fashioned verandahs that overlook both the South Shore and Hamilton Harbour.

His descendants today include Forbes family members of Sydney, Bermuda, Scotland, England, South Africa and Forbes wineries in Victoria, Australia.

Two sons, Francis and Robert, were sent to medical school in Edinburgh and two others, William and Thomas, left Bermuda and became merchants in St. James did not succeed as a merchant in Georgetown, now Guyana, and Charlestown, South Carolina, and returned to Bermuda. Francis Forbes married Mary Tucker of Bermuda and had a son, also Francis who began in legal career in Bermuda, was the Arrorney General, later Chief Justice in Canada, and knighted for his services to the legal profession as Sir Francis Forbes was transferred by the British Government to Australia as Chief Justice of New South Wales, lived in Sydney and died there.

He was the personal doctor of Governor William Popple and became a councilor, vestryman, Justice of the Peace in 1763, briefly Chief Justice in 1749 and, like his father-in-law, President of the Council, member of the Executive Council of the Bermuda Government. He purchased Paget Island - then called Paget Ford Island and 36.35 acres - in St. There is a large tomb in his honor on the left, shortly after you enter the ancient church of St. Others, including James, William and Thomas, were born in the old town above.

He pioneered smallpox inoculation in Bermuda and saved many lives. His first child was Francis - born at Brackish Pond, Devonshire, Bermuda.

At the age of 21, by then having been trained as a young ship designer, he was shipwrecked on Bermuda's north reefs in 1786 and rescued with his shipbuilding tools by a local fisherman, Daniel Seon. Instead he selected a local bride, Lucy Burrows Mercer, and erected this home, of Georgian design, in 1799 to 1800 (a front porch was added in the 20th century).

Mc Callans ability to draw plans for a ship on paper and his aptitude for design allowed him to prosper in the colony.

He was one of the main suppliers of essential ships chandlers and related services to Clyde-built and other British ships from Liverpool, England to Confederate ports via Bermuda during the 1860-64 blockade running heyday. Nestled into a large estate with access to the tranquil warm waters of the bay at Cambridge Beach, is this stunning 7 bedroom, 5 1/2 bathroom house.

Callan Glen The Mc Callans of Bermuda include an author who first came to local fame in the 1950s. They include a 1949-1955 Governor of Bermuda, Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Hood, after his Governorship, then Geraldine Rose Crockwell Crockwell-Sequeros in 1976, then Mr. Comfortably decorated and renovated with all the modern conveniences, the gracious old Bermuda home provides a wonderful venue for a family reunion, or a getaway for friends who want to enjoy a tropical setting with secret paths down to the beach, hammocks and quiet flower filled gardens.

The house today, after many subsequent owners and most recently the Bermuda National Trust (BNT), the present owner, has the Bridge House Apartment, an office and artist's studio.

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