casino online vietnam

?1-15 of 15 results ?for:

  • colonial official x
  • Travel and exploration x
Clear all

Article

Burnes, Sir Alexander (1805–1841), political officer in India and explorer, fourth of the five sons of James Burnes (1780–1852), provost of Montrose, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Adam Glegg, chief magistrate of Montrose, was born on 16 May 1805 in Montrose. James Burnes (1801–1862)...

Article

Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author, was born at sea off the Cape of Good Hope in March 1848, the fifth of six children of Dr Archibald Colquhoun (c.1804–1890) of Edinburgh, an employee of the East India Company...

Article

Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent, was born on 14 July 1864 at Anomabu, in the British west African colony of the Gold Coast, the surviving twin son of Robert Archibald Ferguson, a commercial agent for A. and F. Swanzy, and his wife, ...

Article

Goldsborough, Sir John (d. 1693), mariner and East India Company servant, is of obscure antecedents. A branch of the Goldsborough family was domiciled at Hadleigh near Ipswich in the seventeenth century and Goldsborough bequeathed a life interest in an estate in Suffolk to his wife; otherwise there are no indications of links with the county. He also left her house property in ...

Article

Grose, John Henry (b. 1732, d. in or after 1774), East India Company servant and writer on India, was born on 24 August 1732 in St Peter-le-Poer, City of London, probably at his father's house in Broad Street. He was the second of seven children of ...

Article

Hailey, (William) Malcolm, Baron Hailey (1872–1969), administrator in India and writer on Africa, was born in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, on 15 February 1872, the third son of Hammett Hailey (d. 1881), a doctor, and his wife, Maria Coelia Clode (d. 1911)...

Image

(William) Malcolm Hailey, Baron Hailey (1872–1969) by Elliott & Fry ? National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Johnston, Sir Henry Hamilton [Harry] (1858–1927), explorer and colonial administrator, was born in London on 12 June 1858, the eldest of twelve children of John Brookes Johnston, secretary of the Royal Exchange Assurance Company, and his second wife, Esther Laetitia, daughter of Robert Hamilton...

Image

Sir Henry Hamilton Johnston (1858–1927) by James Russell & Sons ? National Portrait Gallery, London

Image

Charles Joseph La Trobe (1801–1875) by Thomas Woolner, c. 1853 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

La Trobe, Charles Joseph (1801–1875), colonial administrator and traveller, born in London on 20 March 1801, was the third son of Christian Ignatius La Trobe (1758–1836) and his wife, Hannah Sims (or Anna Syms), of Yorkshire. He received a Moravian education, with a view to following his father in the Moravian ministry, but abandoned this for teaching. In 1824 he became tutor to the son of the ...

Article

Pritchard, William Thomas (1829–1907), consul and adventurer, was born in Pape'ete, Tahiti, on 13 October 1829, the third of nine children of George Pritchard (1796–1883), missionary, trader, and British consul in Tahiti, and his wife, Elizabeth (Eliza), née Ayllen (1799–1871), of West Meon, Hampshire...

Article

Stephen Wheeler

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Shaw, Robert Barkley (1839–1879), explorer and government agent, son of Robert Grant Shaw, of Box, Wiltshire, and his wife, Martha Barkley, was born at Upper Clapton, London, on 12 July 1839. His sister Anna married Robert Younghusband. He was educated at schools on the continent, at ...

Article

Shippard, Sir Sidney Godolphin Alexander (1837–1902), colonial official and associate of Cecil Rhodes, was born at Brussels, Belgium, on 29 May 1837. He was the eldest son of Captain William Henry Shippard of the 29th regiment and Elizabeth Lydia, née Peters, and the grandson of ...

Article

White, Samuel [called Siamese White] (c. 1650–1689), official in the Siamese service and pirate, was probably born in the west of England and was probably a member of a Bristol merchant family. He was the younger brother of George White (fl....