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Antigua (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Antigua Cricket Club, 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/36
Scope and Contents

193 x 244 mm. Showing the Antiguan Cricket team posed with Bell around the Challenge Cup presented by him in April 1913. On the other side of the shield sits Lieutenant Colonel Wilfred Bennett Davidson-Houston (1870-1960), Commissioner of Montserrat.

Dates: 1913-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arrival of Princess Marie Louise at Government House, Saint Johns], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/86
Scope and Contents

124 x 99 mm. Showing Bell and Princess Marie Louise on the verandah of Government House having just stepped down from the carriage standing in the foreground. The print is stamped on the reverse: 'Photograph and Copyright by José Anjo, St. John's, Antigua, B.W.I.'.

Dates: 1913-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arrival of Princess Marie Louise at Government House, Saint Johns], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/87
Scope and Contents

119 x 99 mm. A view showing the group (including Bell and the Princess) standing on the verandah and carriage pulling away from the house. The print is stamped on the reverse: 'Photograph and Copyright by José Anjo, St. John's, Antigua, B.W.I.'.

Dates: 1913-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arrival of Princess Marie Louise in Antigua], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/47
Scope and Contents

290 x 230 mm. Showing an unidentified figure reading an address of welcome to Princess Marie Louise on her arrival in Antigua. On the left stands a group of Antiguan and European members of the welcoming committee, faced on the right by members of the Princess' entourage. Bell stands in the centre of the group beneath the flag draped marquee erected near the landing stage in the Princess' honour.

Dates: 1913-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arrival of Princess Marie Louise in Antigua, March 29 1913], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/54
Scope and Contents

124 x 98 mm. Showing Bell and Princess Marie Louise talking to one another beneath the decorated marquee erected on the St. John's landing stage.

Dates: 1913-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arrival of Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig Holstein in Antigua, March 29 1913], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/85
Scope and Contents

124 x 100 mm. Showing Bell walking past the Guard of Honour on his way to meet Princess Marie Louise on the landing stage at St. John's.

Dates: 1913-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Departure of Sir Henry Hesketh Bell on leave from Antigua, May 9 1914], 1914-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/4
Scope and Contents

126 x 99 mm. Showing Bell, accompanied by Inspector Ruane (Commander of Police), inspecting a guard of honour at the quayside of St John's. The figures standing in the background appear to be, from left to right: (Sir) Thomas Alexander Vans Best (1870-1941), Colonial Secretary; Benyon, Bell's A.D.C.; and Thomas Stafford Sidney (1863-1917), Attorney General.

Dates: 1914-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Governor's arrival at meeting of General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands, March 17 1914], 1914-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/63
Scope and Contents

247 x 197 mm. Showing Bell and his A.D.C. Benyon seated in a carriage on the way to the opening of the Legislative Council, with an armed mounted escort.

Dates: 1914-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Group at Government House, Saint Johns Antigua], 1913-03 - 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/56
Scope and Contents

291 x 229 mm. A group photograph of Princess Marie Louise's party and Bell taken on the steps of Government House. The print is stamped on the reverse: 'Photograph and Copyright by José Anjo, St. John's, Antigua, B.W.I.'.

Dates: 1913-03 - 1913-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Group at Government House, St. John's], 1913-03 - 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/50
Scope and Contents 218 x 281 mm. A group photograph of Princess Marie Louise's party and Bell taken on the steps of Government House. Apart from Bell and Princess Marie Louise, members of this group have not been individually identified, but probably include the following figures mentioned by Bell: Mabel Hawkes, her lady-in-waiting; Benyon, her equerry; Clowes, a friend; Alice Harrington-Stuart from St. Vincent, who also accompanied the Princess on a tour of the Gold Coast; and Mrs. Gideon Myrray, Alice...
Dates: 1913-03 - 1913-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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I and Lady Edeline Strickland - Opening of Fed Co. Mar. 1903, 1903-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/113
Scope and Contents

102 x 73 mm. Showing Bell (in uniform) and Lady Edeline Strickland (1870-1918) standing outside the Council Chambers in St. Johns Antigua for the opening of the Federal Council on March 22 1903. Lady Strickland was the eldest daughter of the 7th Earl de la Warr and wife of Gerald Strickland, Governor of the Leeward Islands 1902-04.

Dates: 1903-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Inspecting Guard of Honour, Saint Johns, Antigua, 28.9.14], 1914-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/6
Scope and Contents

125 x 98 mm. Showing Bell standing in front of a Guard of Honour of the Antigua Volunteers commanded by Major Ledeatt, on his return from leave.

Dates: 1914-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mounted escort, Antigua [meeting of Legislative Council, 1914], 1914-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/10
Scope and Contents

248 x 198 mm. Showing Bell and his A.D.C. Benyon seated in a carriage on the way to the opening of the Legislative Council, with an armed mounted escort.

Dates: 1914-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Princess Marie Louise arriving at Government House, Antigua], 1913-03 - 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/55
Scope and Contents

125 x 86 mm. Showing Bell, Princess Marie Louise and two other figures seated in a carriage standing in the driveway of Government House.

Dates: 1913-03 - 1913-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Return to Antigua, 28.9.14, 1914-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/5
Scope and Contents

126 x 98 mm. Showing Bell stepping from a steam launch on to the jetty at St. John's.

Dates: 1914-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Review of Antigua Volunteers, Oct. 1914, 1914-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/7
Scope and Contents

126 x 100 mm. Showing Bell and Major Ledeath on horseback, with members of the Antigua Volunteer Defence Force in the background. This special parade took place on 7 October 1914.

Dates: 1914-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Review of troops, 7 October 1914], 1914-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/9
Scope and Contents

125 x 79 mm. Showing Bell, Major Ledeatt and men of the Antigua Volunteer Defence Force, raising their hats to cheer the King at the special parade held on 7 October 1914.

Dates: 1914-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Sir Henry Hesketh Bell], 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/59
Scope and Contents

87 x 87 mm. Showing Bell standing in uniform on the steps of Government House, St. John's.

Dates: 1913 - 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Henry Hesketh Bell Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36
Scope and Contents

Diaries, notebooks, letters, scrapbooks and publications. Titles and captions, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation.

Dates: 1889 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).