St. Helena under the East India Company

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No description of St Helena could be complete without reference to the East India Company (EIC), which administered St Helena from the 17 th Century until The East India Company was the world’s first multi-national company. Richard Grove (), ‘Conserving Eden: the (European) East India Companies and Their Environmental Policies on St.

Helena, Mauritius and in Western India, to ’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, 35(2): – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 2. In the St. Helena economy was bolstered by the arrival of the exiled Napoleon.

The Emperor's entourage and the guarding force of British troops suddenly doubled the island's population bringing great prosperity. In order to sustain this growth the Company sent out £50, in dollars in St. Helena was at the peak of its prosperity. "Governor of St Helena, East India Company, Records []" Collection Ref: EAP/1 The digitised documents in this collection contain records of the East India Company pertaining to St Helena,comprising.

"Governor of St Helena, Crown Colony, Records []". The East India Company also accepts inquiries/orders by telephone at +44 (0) and by e-mail at [email protected] Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Filed Under: Assorted New Issues, Past Coins, Themed Coins Tagged With:east india company, gold sovereigns, Proof coins, st.

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Helena have released (17th July) their new dated “Tiger” silver one-ounce Proof-quality cash coin. The East India Company is awarded the right to fortify the Island of St Helena – a vital refuelling port for all EIC ships sailing to the East it was to become an important strategic port for all ships of the British Empire.


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St Helena, The Forgotten Coffee. The East India Company first introduced coffee plants and seeds from Yemen to St Helena on board the Houghton from the Red Sea port of Mocha.

Unique and rare in flavour, St Helena coffee is produced from a single type of Arabica bean known as Green Tipped Bourbon Arabica.

The East India Company (EIC) was an English and later British joint-stock company founded in It was formed to trade in the Indian Ocean region, initially with the East Indies (the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia), and later with Qing company ended up seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent, colonised parts of Southeast Asia and Hong Kong after the First.

Introduced to England in the midth century, London’s chocolate houses quickly became haunts of intrigue, gossip, and indulgence.

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Rediscover chocolate’s earliest hold on our senses through The East India Company’s wickedly enchanting chocolate selection. East India Company, – A View of the Town and Island of St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to the English East India Company, engraving c.

The idea for the English to make claim to the island was first made in a pamphlet by Richard Boothby. This book is the first to explore the deep and lasting impacts of the largest colonial trading company, the British East India Company on the natural environment.

The contributors – drawn from a wide range of academic disciplines - illuminate the relationship between colonial capital and the changing environment between and   The East India Company secured the right to mint legal tender coins for the Island of St Helena.

Over three hundred years after The East India Company was. Below: Two Phases Effects on St Helena today Slavery Commemorations Read More Two Phases. From the arrival of the English in until liberation in St Helena kept and exploited slaves. You can read more about this dark period in our history on the page Slavery on St Helena.

Six years after St Helena’s slaves were emancipated, St Helena became the base for the Royal Naval operations. The St. Helena Half Penny, The First Local Coins to be Introduced by the East India Company, The English East India Company was granted the original charter issued by Oliver Cromwell in to govern the island of St.

Helena. The East India Company was chartered by Cromwell to govern St Helena inand colonisation began the following year. It was a key port of call for East Indiamen on the return leg to Britain back up through the Atlantic, but was a somewhat threadbare colony maintained only for its strategic importance.

Originally intended to be The East India Company Governor of Pollerone (Indonesia), when war prevented this he was sent instead to colonise St Helena, on a salary of £ per annum • Built the original fort, the ‘Fort of St. John’ in what is now Jamestown • Asked in to found a new colony in Pulo Run (in modern Malaysia), handing.

Chapter 4. A St Helena Gazetteer. Chapter 5. A survey of the history of the Island of St. Helena under the Crown: 1. The last years of the East India Company 2. The transfer to the Crown 3. Prosperity 4. The collapse 5. Adversity Appendices 1.

The population of St Helena by classes 2. St Helena Returns Her father was Superintendent of Public Sales for the East India Company. Balcombe and her sister Jane, two years her senior, were educated in England. Inthe sisters returned to Saint Helena with their parents and two younger brothers.

A View of the Town and Island of Saint Helena in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to the British East India Company, engraving, c. InOliver Cromwell granted the English East India Company a charter to govern Saint Helena and, the following year, the company decided to fortify the island and colonise it with planters.

The East-India Register and Army List by India Office, Great Britain India Office, Great Britain. Publication date Publisher W.H. Allen Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the.

The history of St Helena is fascinating and touches many aspects of world history. Discovered by the Portuguese init became a Dutch then a British possession. Governor Beale was forced to abandon the island in a Company ship, sailing to Brazil where he located a flotilla of The East India Company and sent it to reinforce St Helena with fresh troops.

The Company retook the island in May without loss of life and reinforced it with troops. The East India Company again {e}.

About the collection. The 14 kilometres of shelves of volumes, files and boxes of papers, together w volumes of official publications andmanuscript and printed maps, are public records comprising the archives of the East India Company (), of the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (), of the India Office (), of the.

History of St Helena. Discovered by the Portuguese Admiral Joao da Nova on the 21st May, He landed where Jamestown stands today and built a chapel there. For over eighty years the Portuguese kept their discovery a secret.

It then became a Dutch colony, before becoming a British possession (initially under the East India Company then the.

In St Helena was captured by the Dutch but only four months later was recaptured by the English.

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The East India Company was granted administration of the island which continued until when it was brought under the direct control of the British Crown.

St Helena - Longwood House The Home of. The East India Company was an English company formed for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia and orated by royal charter on Decemit was started as a monopolistic trading body so that England could participate in the East Indian spice also traded cotton, silk, indigo, saltpeter, and tea and transported slaves.

After leaving India, Beatson was governor of St. Helena from to The island, which then belonged to the East India Company, was in a very unsatisfactory condition. The scanty population had been nearly swept off by a measles epidemic a short time previously, and, although recruited by emigrants from England and by Chinese coolies, was.

The distinctive EIC privy mark is placed to the lower right, a mark of quality applied to all East India Company’s modern coinage. The obverse side. Inthe English East India Company was granted a charter to govern Saint Helena by Oliver Cromwell, and the following year the Company decided to fortify and colonise the island with planters.

The first governor, Captain John Dutton, arrived inand it is from this date that St Helena claims to be Britain's second oldest remaining colony, after Bermuda.Buy A Precarious Livelihood: St Helena East India Company Outpost to Crown Colony by Brandreth, Henry Rowland, Walpole, Edward, Fox, Colin, Baldwin, Edward (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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