North-West Communities

Maraval

Maraval lies north of Port-of-Spain and is comprised of the villages of Boissierre, La Seiva, and Paramin. The road to Maracas Bay from the south-west runs through Maraval. The St. Andrew's Golf Course is located on the outskirts of Maraval and, up to the early 1970s, the all-White Trinidad Country Club was also located in Maraval.

Entertainment

Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Maraval, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
All Aces Traditional Defunct Functioned in Boissierre Village during the 1950s.
Maraval Blanca '47 Traditional Saddle Road  

Mas(querade) Bands: Mas' bands that functioned in Maraval included:

MAS' BAND LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Neville Aming 34B Boissierre Village  

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Boissierre RC School Primary 21 Vallot Street, Boissierre Village Roman Catholic 219 Pupils in 2002.
La Seiva RC School Primary 85 Saddle Road Roman Catholic 214 Pupils in 2002.
Maraval RC School Primary Saddle Road Roman Catholic 650 Pupils in 2002.
Paramin RC School Primary Paramin Village Roman Catholic 212 Pupils in 2002.
St. Andrew's        
Trinity College Secondary Moka    

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