Charles Dolly, Leeward Islands c 1904

Charles Dolly  was convicted on at least five occasions for practising obeah between 1898 and 1908.  Known as ‘Dr Tishum’ or ‘Tickem’, he was probably born in Grenada, but spent the later part of his life in Montserrat, where all his convictions took place. By 1908 he was described as being ‘over seventy’, suggesting that […]