General Index - St. Helena timeline, 1840-1849

Abercrombie Robinson (transport ship), 1842-05-26

Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies; for promoting the industry of the manumitted Slaves; and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves, 1833-08-28

Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 1807-03-27

Act for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, 1839, 1845-07-11, 1845-11-11 (re: “Capture of Brazilian schooner,…”)

African Missionary Society, 1845-06-21

Agricultural and Horticultural Society, 1845-12

American Baptism Board for Foreign Missions, Early 1848 (re: “The Rev. Jonathan Wade…”)

Army - 2nd Dragoons, 1843-10-10

Army - 3rd Dragoon Guards, 1847-09-07

Army - 15th Regiment, 1842-01-28, 1842-02-03

Army - 16th Regiment, 1842-03-12

Army - 20th Regiment, 1845-06-06

Army - 23rd Fusiliers, 1842-05-14

Army - 25th Light Dragoons, 1845-03-21

Army - 26th Regiment, 1843-08-04, 1844-03-15

Army - 29th Regiment, 1842-01-21, 1842-02-02

Army - 30th Regiment, 1844-06-14

Army - 31st Regiment, 1849-09-11

Army - 37th Regiment, 1842-02-15

Army - 45th Regiment, 1842-01-18, 1842-01-21, 1842-02-02 (2), 1849-05-09

Army - 46th Regiment, 1844-12-31, 1845-03-21

Army - 61st Regiment, 1842-07-22

Army - 84th Regiment, 1842-02-02

Army - 91st Regiment, 1836-02-24, 1843-06-23, 1845-09-16, 1845-05-09

Army - 94th Regiment, 1849-05-05

Army - 98th Regiment, 1845-09-16

Army - Ceylon Rifle Regiment, 1846-02-06

Army - Horse Guards, 1845-12-22

Army - Miscellaneous, 1849-08-02

Army - Royal Artillery, 1840-1845, 1844-05-10, 1844-06-22, 1844-11-28, 1847-05-27

Army - Royal Engineers, 1841-02-18, 1842 (re: “Officers and men…”)

Baptist, 1845 (re: “The colony was provided…”), 1845 (re: “Shortly after the opening…”), 1846 (re: “The Baptist mission house…”), 1849-12-29

Army - West India Regiment, 1863-06-22

Bathurst (ship), 1848-06-12, 1849-03-12

Boyne (ship), 1846-11-15

Benevolent Society, 1847 (re: Governor Sir Patrick Ross,…”)

Cape Town Volunteer Infantry, 1846-05-15

Chieftain (ship), 1842-05-14

Church of England, 1845 (re: “The colony was provided…”), 1847-12 (re: “By letters patent,…”)

Church Society, 1845-11-18

Colonial Land and Emigration Office, 1842-02-10, 1842 (re: “Officers and men…”)

Colonial Secretary, 1836, 1841-02-18

Comet (brig), 1844-04-20, 1845-09-01

Commercial Regulations of the Island of St. Helena (U.S.), 1843-01

Commodore (French ship), 1845-10-10

Coquet (steam boat), 1849-08-02

Cornelia (English schooner), 1846-02-16 (destroyed in The Rollers)

Court of Commissioners, 1846-06-24

Court of Mixed Commissions, 1844-07-28, 1848-07-26

Crescent (ship), 1845-06-14

Crocodile (troop ship), 1842-05-21, 1842-05-22

Cypher (brigantine), 1842-05-06

Diana (whaler), 1843-04-26

Echo (steam tug), 1842-04-09, 1842-08-04, 1842-08-05

Emma Eugenia (ship), 1848-08-12

English Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1845

Euphrates (ship), 1848-09-28

Falmouth (lighter), 1842-08-04

George the Fourth (freight ship), 1842-06-11, 1842-06-15, 1842-06-17, 1842-06-18, 1842-07-24, 1842-07-08, 1842-07-18, 1842-07-23, 1842-07-28, 1842-07-29, 1842-08-04, 1842-08-05, 1842-08-07, 1842-10-04

H.M. Cruisers, or Cruizers: See West Africa Squadron, Royal Navy.

H.M.S. Acorn, 1841-08-17, 1841-09-01, 1842-06-27, 1842-11-07

H.M.S. Actœon, 1845-12-26 (re: “Capture of Brazilian brigantine,…”), 1846-04-03 (re: “Capture of brigantine,…”)

H.M.S. Albatross, 1844-10-07, 1845-07-06, 1845-07-11

H.M.S. Alert, 1846-01-15 (re: “Capture of Brazilian schooner,…”), 1846-01-21, 1846-06-11, 1848-04-07 (re: “Capture of Maria,…”)

H.M.S. Arrow, 1843-08-09

H.M.S. Atholl (troop ship), 1847-05-27

H.M.S. Bittern, 1843-01-06, 1843-01-13, 1846-11-21 (re: “Capture of brig, Adelaide,…”)

H.M.S. Brilliant, 1846-10-08, 1849-09-15, 1849-09-28

H.M.S. Brisk, 1841-03-04

H.M.S. Cadet, 1845-07-01, 1845-08-06

H.M.S. Conqueror, 1843-02-03, 1843-06-23

H.M.S. Contest, 1847-10-08, 1848-02-09, 1848-05-03, 1848-05-14 (re: “Capture of Santa Cruz.,…”), 1848-07-07, 1848-07-09, 1848-07-18

H.M.S. Conway, 1844-02-12, 1845-09-01

H.M.S. Cygnet, 1845-01-04, 1845-03-06, 1845-09-24, 1845-10-24 (2), 1845-11-03, 1845-11-11 (re: “Capture of Brazilian schooner,…”), 1845-11-17, 1845-12-18, 1846-01-07, 1846-01-24, 1846-03-11, 1846-03-12, 1846-04-07, 1846-07-28, 1848-03-20, 1848-05-01, 1849-03-23, 1849-11-08

H.M.S. Daedalus, 1848-08-06

H.M.S. Dart, 1848-07-28, 1848-08-19

H.M.S. Devastation (steam ship), 1848-07-26

H.M.S. Espoir, 1843-11-29, 1846-06-24 (re: “Trial in the Vice-Admiralty Court,…”)

H.M.S. Euphrates, 1849-05-05, 1845-05-09, 1849-05-27

H.M.S. Fantome, 1842-04-12

H.M.S. Ferret, 1848-05-05, 1848-05-11, 1848-06-10

H.M.S. Firefly, 1848-04-07 (re: “Capture of Mercurio,…”), 1849-10-23, 1849-12-06

H.M.S. Flying Fish, 1845-12-04, 1846-02-16

H.M.S. Frolic, 1842-08-01

H.M.S. Grappler, 1848-03-25

H.M.S. Grecian, 1842-10-14, 1842-10-18

H.M.S. Hecate, 1846-07-08

H.M.S. Heroine, 1847-11-20, 1848-03-24, 1848-03-31, 1848-04-07 (re: “Capture of Mercurio,…”), 1848-05-22, 1848-06-20

H.M.S. Hound, 1848-02-08

H.M.S. Hydra, 1846-09-13 (re: “Capture of Brazilian schooner,…”), 1846-09-30

H.M.S. Inflexible, 1849-09-15, 1849-09-28

H.M.S. Kestrel, 1848-06-22 (re: “Capture of Brazilian schooner,…”)

H.M.S. Kingfisher, 1846-08-15, 1846-09-13 (re: “Capture of Brazilian brigantine,…”), 1846-10-14, 1846-10-17 (re: “Capture of brig, Genie,…”)

H.M.S. Larne, 1846-07-06 (re: “Capture of Brazilian brigantine,…”), 1846-07-06 (re: “Capture of schooner,…”

H.M.S. Madagascar, 1843-08-28

H.M.S. Meanee, 1849-08-02

H.M.S. Nimrod, 1848-07-26

H.M.S. Pantaloon, 1842-08-20, 1845-05-24

H.M.S. Penelope (steam frigate), 1845-07-06, 1845-09-01, 1845-09-25, 1845-09-30, 1845-10-13, 1847-03-18 (2), 1847-04-04, 1848-06-22 (re: “Capture of Thereza,…”), 1848-08-05

H.M.S. Philomel (sloop), 1849-03-23

H.M.S. Pluto (steam sloop), 1849-11-28, 1849-12-06

H.M.S. Prometheus (steam sloop), 1845-10-02, 1845-11-22, 1845-12-25 (2), 1845-12-26 (re: “Capture of Brazilian brig,…”), 1846-05-19, 1846-09-06

H.M.S. Rapid, 1848-08-19

H.M.S. Resistance (troop ship), 1842-04-22, 1842-04-23, 1842-04-24, 1842-04-29, 1842-04-30, 1842-05-07, 1842-05-14

H.M.S. Sealark, 1846-09-24, 1846-10-21, 1849-11-14

H.M.S. Siren, 1848-01-21, 1848-04-02 (re: “Capture of San Francisco de Boā Fé,…”), 1848-04-03

H.M.S. Snap, 1848-08-19

H.M.S. Star, 1845-03-06, 1845-10-10, 1845-10-21, 1845-10-24, 1845-11-11 (re: “Arrival at St. Helena…”), 1845-12-24, 1846-02-17, 1846-06-24 (re: “Trial in the Vice-Admiralty Court,…”)

H.M.S. Styx, 1846-09-17

H.M.S. Wasp, 1845-03-06, 1846-01-15 (re: “Capture of Brazilian brigantine…”), 1846-02-17, 1846-04-05, 1846-04-20, 1846-06-24 (re: “Trial in the Vice-Admiralty Court,…”), 1846-06-25, 

H.M.S. Waterwitch, 1840-03-03, 1841-03-04, 1842-08-07, 1842-08-11, 1842-11-12, 1842-11-23, 1843-04-03, 1843-04-27, 1844-12, 1846-04-10, 1846-05-01, 1846-05-08, 1846-06-11, 1846-09-13 (re: “Capture of brig,…”), 1847-01-10, 1849-11-15, 1849-11-27, 1849-12-26

H.M.S. Zephyr, 1848-05-14 (re: “Conveyance of 203 liberated Africans…”)

Her Majesty’s Customs, 1840-10-10, 1841-03-04, 1841-12-23, 1845 (re: “In a dispatch…”), 1846-01-07, 1846-06-11, 1849 (re: “Governor Sir Patrick Ross”)

Her Majesty’s Treasury, 1840-10-10

Hon. East India Company, 1833-08-28, 1843-10-13, 1843-12 (death of Lieut.-Col. Weight), 1847 (re: Governor Sir Patrick Ross,…”)

Howard (ship), 1841-09-01

Jasper (whaling bark), 1849-03-23

Lady Sale (brig), 1846-02-27

Liberated African Establishment, 1841-12-23, 1845-01, 1848 (re: “The establishment…”)

Liverpool Financial Reform Association, 1848-11-25

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1845-12-26 (re: “Capture of Brazilian brig,…”)

Mary Hartley (ship), 1841-12-23

Mechanics and Friendly Benefit Society, 1844 (re: “The Poor Society…”), 1845-11-18

Moon Tavern (Jamestown), 1845-09-16

Nautilus (transport ship), 1844-06-22

Navigation Act, 1845-09-01

Ordinance for the Establishment of a Market in James Town, St. Helena, 1843-05-29

Patriot Queen (ship), 1845-10-10

Pigmy (steam vessel), 1849-08-02

Poor Society, 1844, 1845-11-18, 1847-08-19

Presbyterian, 1846 (re: “In the summer of 1846,…”). See also, Scottish Church.

Protestant, 1847-11-30.

Privy Council, 1843 (re: “There was an outbreak of measles…”)

Rajah (ship), 1844-03-28

Reliance (ship), 1848-11-21

Rhyn (ship), 1848-06-13

Roman Catholic, 1847-11-30

Royal Navy, 1807-03-27, 1841-02-18

Royal Navy - High Court of Admiralty, 1840-03-24

Saint Helena Act, 1833-08-28

Sally Ann (ship), 1842-05-06

Salsette (ship), or Salzette, 1842-06, 1843-12

Scottish Church, 1845-06-21. See also, Presbyterian.

Sea Park (ship), 1848-02-12

Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1840-10-10, 1841-02-18, 1841-03-04, 1841-12-23

Ships detained and adjudicated by the Vice-Admiralty Court, St. Helena

Slave Trade Act, 1807-03-27

Slavery Abolition Act, 1833-08-28

Social Society, 1845-11-18

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1845-11-18

St. Helena Gazette, 1845-06

St. Helena Militia, 1847-02 (new colours)

St. Helena Regiment

St. Helena Volunteer Rifle Corps, 1845-12

St. James’ Church, 1843-01, 1845-10

Thomas Lawrie (ship), 1845-06-14

Times newspaper, 1845-08-12

Tropic (ship), 1848-06-12, 1849-02-27

Tuscan (ship), 1849-02-13

Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1842-02-10

Under-Secretary of State for War, 1863-06-22

Union Church, 1845-06-21

Vanguard (ship), 1848-03-09

Vice-Admiralty Court, 1839, 1840-1849, 1840-03-03, 1840-03-14, 1840-03-24, 1840-05-28, 1840-06-10, 1840-06-12, 1840-06-14 (2), 1840-06-15, 1840-09-25, 1840-11-13, 1840-12-02, 1840-12-26, 1841-01-17, 1841-01-18, 1841-02-01, 1841-02-08, 1841-02-13, 1841-02-24 (2), 1841-03-29, 1841-04-03, 1841-04-14, 1841-05-02, 1841-05-14, 1841-05-11, 1841-06-01, 1841-06-13, 1841-06-27, 1841-06-30, 1841-07-04, 1841-07-06, 1841-07-10, 1841-08-25, 1841-10-03, 1841-10-15,1841-10-20, 1841-11-13, 1841-11-18, 1841-12-18, 1841-12-30, 1841-12-31 (2), 1842-01-04, 1842-01-21, 1842-02-08 (2), 1842-02-09, 1842-02-10, 1842-02-13, 1842-02-15, 1842-02-17, 1842-02-18, 1842-03-11, 1842-04-06, 1842-04-09, 1842-04-12, 1842-04-24, 1842-04-28, 1842-05-06, 1842-06-27, 1842-07-03, 1842-07-07, 1842-07-22, 1842-08-01, 1842-08-07, 1842-08-11, 1842-08-13, 1842-08-20, 1842-08-28, 1842-09-21, 1842-10-14, 1842-10-18, 1842-11-07, 1842-11-12, 1842-11-16, 1842-11-23 (2), 1843-01-06, 1843-01-13, 1843-04-03, 1843-04-05, 1843-04-27, 1843-08909, 1843-08-28, 1843-09-23, 1843-09-25, 1844-01-03, 1844-02-12, 1844-07-28, 1844-10-07, 1844-11-02, 1845-01-04, 1845-01-05, 1845-03-06, 1845-07-11, 1845-09-24, 1845-09-25, 1845-09-30, 1845-10-02, 1845-10-10, 1845-10-21, 1845-10-24 (2), 1845-11-03, 1845-11-11 (2), 1845-11-17, 1845-11-22, 1845-12-04, 1845-12-18, 1845-12-24, 1845-12-25 (2), 1845-12-26 (2), 1846-01-07, 1846-01-15 (2), 1846-01-21, 1846-02-17, 1846-03-11, 1846-03-12, 1846-04-03, 1846-04-05, 1846-04-07, 1846-04-10, 1846-04-15, 1846-04-20, 1846-05-01, 1846-05-08, 1846-05-19, 1846-06-11, 1846-06-24, 1846-06-25, 1846-07-06 (2), 1846-07-08, 1846-07-28, 1846-08-15, 1846-09-06, 1846-09-08 (2), 1846-09-13 (3), 1846-09-17, 1846-09-24, 1846-09-30, 1846-10-08, 1846-10-09, 1846-10-14, 1846-10-17 (2), 1846-10-21, 1846-10-22, 1846-10-23, 1846-11-21 (2), 1847-01-10, 1847-01-14, 1847-02-26, 1847-03-18 (2), 1847-03-30, 1847-04-04, 1847-06-06, 1847-06-19, 1847-07-09 (2), 1847-07-12, 1847-07-19, 1847-08-06, 1847-08-12, 1847-08-12, 1847-08-29, 1847-09-09 (2), 1847-09-14, 1847-10-02, 1847-10-07, 1847-10-08 (2), 1847-10-09, 1847-10-17, 1847-10-19, 1847-10-24, 1847-10-27, 1847-11-03, 1847-11-06, 1847-11-06, 1847-11-15 (2), 1847-11-20, 1847-11-23, 1847-11-29, 1847-12-01 (2), 1847-12-11, 1847-12-16, 1847-12-27, 1848-01-12, 1848-01-16, 1848-01-21, 1848-01-24, 1848-01-25, 1848-01-26, 1848-02-01, 1848-02-08, 1848-02-09, 1848-02-10, 1848-02-12, 1848-02-13, 1848-02-18, 1848-02-24, 1848-03-09, 1848-03-13, 1848-03-20, 1848-03-22 (2), 1848-03-24, 1848-03-25, 1848-03-31, 1848-04-02, 1848-04-03, 1848-04-07 (2), 1848-05-01, 1848-05-03, 1848-05-04, 1848-05-05, 1848-05-11, 1848-05-14, 1848-05-22, 1848-06-10, 1848-06-18, 1848-06-20, 1848-06-22 (2), 1848-07-05, 1848-07-07, 1848-07-09, 1848-07-11, 1848-07-15, 1848-07-18, 1848-07-26, 1848-07-28, 1848-08-05, 1848-08-06, 1848-08-19, 1848-08-23, 1848-08-31, 1848-09-06, 1848-09-15, 1848-09-18, 1848-09-19, 1848-10-03, 1848-10-04, 1848-11-21, 1848-12-12, 1848-12-29, 1849-03-23, 1849-10-23, 1849-11-08, 1849-11-14, 1849-11-15, 1849-11-27, 1849-11-28, 1849-12-06, 1849-12-26

Velox (brig), 1845-06-28, 1845-07-23

Volcano (steam vessel), 1842-03-30, 1842-04-09

War Office, 1842 (re: “Officers and men…”)

Wesleyan, 1845-06-21

West Africa Squadron, Royal Navy; also referred to as H.M. Cruisers, 1807-03-27, 1808-1869, 1840-1849, 1842-05-06, 1843-11-29, 1844-07-28, 1845-06-28, 1849 (re: “Governor Sir Patrick Ross,…”)

Widows and Orphans Fund, 1845-11-18, 1847-09-30, 1848-07-26

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