British Leeward Islands
The British Leeward Islands was a British colony existing between 1833 and 1960, and consisting of Antigua, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, and ...
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A Small Place
A Small Place is a part fictional and part autobiographical novel published in 1988 by Jamaica Kincaid. The work is an indictment of the Antiguan government, the tourist industry and Antigua's British...
Arthur William Hodge
Arthur William Hodge (1763–1811) was a plantation farmer, member of the Council and Legislative Assembly, and slave owner in the British Virgin Islands, who was hanged on 8 May 1811, for the murder of...
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Sir Thomas Shirley, 1st Baronet
Sir Thomas Shirley, 1st Baronet (30 December 1727 – 18 February 1800) was a British colonial governor and military officer. The son of William Shirley, a politically well-connected colonial administr...
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Convention and Statute on the International Régime of Maritime Ports
The Convention and Statute on the International Régime of Maritime Ports is a 1923 League of Nations multilateral treaty whereby port states agree to treat ships equally, regardless of the nationality...
Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla general election, 1957
General elections were held in Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla on 6 November 1957. The result was a victory for the Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Labour Party, which won five of the eight seats.
Dominican general election, 1936
General elections were held in Dominica in 1936. The Representative Government Association won half of the elected seats.
Walter Douglas (governor)
Colonel Walter Douglas (1670 - 1739) was Captain-General and Governor-General of the Leeward Islands.Walter Douglas appears to have been educated at the University of Utrecht, which he is said to have...
Christopher Codrington
Christopher Codrington (1668 – 7 April 1710), was a Barbadian-born British soldier, plantation and slave owner, bibliophile, and colonial governor.
Christopher Codrington was born in Barbados in 1...
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Barcelona Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit
The Barcelona Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit is an International treaty signed in Barcelona on 20 April 1921; the treaty ensures freedom of transit for various commercial goods across na...
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International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children
The International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children is a 1921 multilateral treaty of the League of Nations that addressed the problem of international trafficking of ...
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Antigua and Barbuda general election, 1946
The Antigua and Barbuda general election of 1946 was the first general election in Antigua and Barbuda, which was in 1946 a colony, and part of the British West Indies. Though it marked the creation o...
Coat of arms of the British Leeward Islands
The badge of the British Leeward Islands was adopted in the 1870s.The Royal arms on the top of the badge was a non-classical design.A coat of arms consisting of five badges was adopted in 1909. The fi...
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West Indies Associated States
The West Indies Associated States was the collective name for a number of islands in the Eastern Caribbean whose status changed from being British colonies to states in free association with the Unite...
Antigua and Barbuda general election, 1951
General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 20 December 1951. The election was the first in Antigua and Barbuda to be held under universal suffrage. Vere Bird formed the Antigua Labour Par...
Hugh Elliot
Hugh Elliot (1752–1830) was a British diplomat and then a colonial governor.
Hugh Elliot was born in 1752, the second son of Sir Gilbert Elliot, and the younger brother of Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Ky...
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Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland
Gerald Paul Joseph Cajetan Carmel Antony Martin Strickland, 6th Count della Catena, 1st Baron Strickland, GCMG (24 May 1861 – 22 August 1940) was a Maltese and British politician and pe...
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Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla general election, 1952
General elections were held in Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla on 6 October 1952, the country's first elections held with universal suffrage. The Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Labour Party was the only party ...
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Thomas Pitt, 1st Earl of Londonderry
Thomas Innes Pitt, 1st Earl of Londonderry (c. 1688 – 12 September 1729) was a British politician. He served as Governor of the Leeward Islands from 1728 to 1729.Pitt was the second son of Thomas Pitt...
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Agreement for the Suppression of the Circulation of Obscene Publications
The Agreement for the Suppression of the Circulation of Obscene Publications is a multilateral anti-pornography treaty that was initially negotiated and concluded in Paris in 1910. It was amended by a...
Jenico Preston, 14th Viscount Gormanston
Jenico William Joseph Preston, 14th Viscount Gormanston GCMG (1 June 1837 - 29 October 1907), was an Anglo-Irish colonial administrator.Gormanston was born the son of Edward Anthony John Preston, 13th...
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Douglas James Jardine
Sir Douglas James Jardine KCMG OBE (13 October 1888 - 11 December 1946) was a British colonial administrator, holding the posts of Governor of North Borneo, Sierra Leone and the Leeward Islands d...
Dominican general election, 1924
General elections were held in Dominica in 1924 following the reintroduction of elected members to the Legislative Council for the first time since 1898. The Representative Government Association won ...
Postage stamps and postal history of the Leeward Islands
The British Leeward Islands - Antigua, Dominica, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christopher (St. Kitts), and the Virgin Islands all used postage stamps inscribed "LEEWARD ISLANDS" between 1890 and 1 July 1956...
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Brussels Agreement (1924)
The Brussels Agreement (formally the International Agreement respecting Facilities to be given to Merchant Seamen for the Treatment of Venereal Diseases) is a 1924 multilateral treaty whereby states a...
Declaration recognising the Right to a Flag of States having no Sea-coast
The Declaration recognising the Right to a Flag of States having no Sea-coast (French: Déclaration portant reconnaissance du droit au pavillon des Etats dépourvus de littoral) is a 1921 multilater...