I know many of my friends here attended the San Fernando Boys' R.C School on Harris Promenade. How many of you are old enough to remember the original schoolhouse which dated from the early 1860s? There was an R.C School in San Fernando since at least 1820 at a time when the chapel occupied the square of land between Chacon and St. Vincent Sts. where the TATIL offices now stand. When the church was moved to Harris Promenade in 1849-50, classes were held in the building itself until a separate structure was erected under the guidance of Fr. Onesime Adolphe Christophe
Source: the late Angelo Bissessarsingh - 2016
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