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Saint Johns (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

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Antigua : English Harbour [i.e. Saint Johns] from Clarence House, 1971-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/20
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides covering most of the major islands of the group, both associated states and dependent territories. One relates to Marnham's official duties, the launch given to St Kitts in 1972.

Dates: 1971-04
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, 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 in St. John's], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/52
Scope and Contents

284 x 231 mm. A view from the arch of welcome looking along the High Street towards the landing stage, with crowds on each side of the road watching the carriage carrying the royal party. 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 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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[Benyon], 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/60
Scope and Contents

A print with some fogging showing Bell's A.D.C. Benyon standing in uniform on the steps of Government House, St. John's. No further biographical details available.

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).
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[Carriage in front of Government House, Saint Johns, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/ON7
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of loose prints of various sizes (mainly snapshots) by various photographers. The prints are largely uncaptioned and are mainly duplicates of prints in the other parts of the collection. The prints have been grouped chronologically thus: Uganda (1-47), Northern Nigeria (49-68), Caribbean (69-88), Mauritius (89-111), miscellaneous (112-117). The collection also includes 10 original negatives which are listed with the prefix 'Y3011G/ON'. Two geographical anomalies have crept...
Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage outside Government House, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/35
Scope and Contents

88 x 87 mm. Showing Bell and an unidentified figure (in white uniform and plumed hat) seated in a carriage on the driveway in front of Government House.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage outside Government House, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/82
Scope and Contents

84 x 83 mm.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage outside Government House, Saint Johns], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/84
Scope and Contents

88 x 87 mm. Showing an unidentified couple seated in a two wheeled carriage outside Government House.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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Council Chamber, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/23
Scope and Contents

232 x 174 mm. A view looking across the St. John's Legislative Council Chamber towards the coat of arms and the portraits of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra hanging on the far wall.

Dates: 1912
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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English Harbour [i.e. Saint Johns], Antigua, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/20
Scope and Contents 290 x 217 mm. A view from Ordnance Bay looking south along English Harbour to the sea. In the middle distance, jutting out into the bay from the right, is the dockyard of English Harbour. Situated on the south coast of Antigua 12 miles from St. John's the dockyard works were substantially completed by 1746 although the surviving buildings are of later date. The dockyard was abandoned in 1889 although the harbour itself was used by men of war until the mid 1890’s and for several years...
Dates: 1912
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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Fort James, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/30
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. Showing Bell and a group of men and women posing for their photographs beside a cannon on the ramparts of Fort James which defends the northern approaches to St. John's.

Dates: 1912
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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Harbour of St. John's [i.e. Saint Johns], 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/22
Scope and Contents

285 x 203 mm. A view looking across the harbour to the town of St. John's from Rat Island. Overlooking the town are the twin towers of the Cathedral.

Dates: 1912
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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H.M.A.S. 'Melbourne' - sham attack on St John's [i.e. Saint Johns], Feb. 1915, 1915-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/19
Scope and Contents

139 x 82 mm. Showing a group of unidentified officers gathered round a motor car during the mock attack on St. John's, Antigua.

Dates: 1915-02
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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Inscription on a door at English Harbour [i.e. Saint Johns] dockyard done by H.M. King George V in 1883, 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/3
Scope and Contents 109 x 87 mm. The inscription reads 'A Merry Xmas 2 you all' and was painted by the then Prince George of Wales when he visited Antigua while serving as a Lieutenant on H.M.S. Canada. A newspaper cutting in Y3011E reproduces this photograph, crediting it to Dr Louis W. Sambon. That paper dates the painting 1884, although a letter from Sandringham confirms Bell's date: 'I have laid before the King your letter of the 19th December to Lord Stamfordham, together with the photograph ... His...
Dates: 1914 - 1915
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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Interior of Cathedral in St John's [i.e. Saint Johns], Antigua, 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/25
Scope and Contents

187 x 126 mm. A view in the cathedral looking along the nave towards the pulpit and altar. The title is taken from the pencilled caption on the back of the print.

Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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Jack Walpole, 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/61
Scope and Contents 88 x 88 mm. Showing Jack Walpole standing on the steps of Government House, St. John. No biographical details concerning Walpole have been found, but he may be the Jack frequently mentioned in Bell's letters who came to Antigua to convalesce in December 1912: 'I found that the Lear trio had arrived alright the day before and were comfortably installed at Govt. House. They were all looking well but poor Jack has, since then, had one of his rather bad attacks. The doctor told Nell that...
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).
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Nell and I in front of Govt. House, 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/83
Scope and Contents

88 x 87 mm. Showing Bell and his relative Nell (exact status unidentified) seated in a carriage outside Government House, St. John's, Antigua.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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