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What is this site for? ⋅ How to use Saint Helena Island Info ⋅ If you have a question ⋅ Island History ⋅ Material we have used ⋅ Updates, Site History & Status ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Beware of impostors! ⋅ ‘What the Saints did next ’ ⋅ Technical Information ⋅ Who is ‘we’? ⋅ Read More

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How do we know this? ⋅ Why is this? ⋅ What does this mean? ⋅ Even Jamestown? ⋅ Read More

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About Alarm Forest ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ The Briars ⋅ The future ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ The radio scene today ⋅ World War 2 ⋅ World Amateur Radio Day ⋅ Read More

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William John Burchell, 1805-1810 ⋅ G H Bellasis, 1814-1815 ⋅ Denzil Ibbetson, 1815-1823 ⋅ JE Fowler, 1863 ⋅ Erich Mayer, 1900-1902 ⋅ F. Oswell Jones, 1949-1959 ⋅ Roland Svensson, 1968 ⋅ Iris Linsi, 1994 ⋅ Others discussed elsewhere ⋅ Even more ⋅ International Artists’ Day ⋅ Read More

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One of three ⋅ About Ascension Island ⋅ One that got away

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Light Pollution ⋅ Other advantages ⋅ Walking in the footsteps ⋅ Our Night Sky ⋅ Astronomical Data ⋅ Read More

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Context ⋅ The Vice-Admiralty Court ⋅ Life after ‘liberation’ ⋅ The ‘Slave Graves’ ⋅ Slavery Commemorations ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ Beekeeping today ⋅ Honey Import Ban ⋅ If you discover a swarm ⋅ Fascinating Bee Facts ⋅ World Bee Day ⋅ Read More

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Early European Explorers ⋅ Sailing to The Cape ⋅ ‘Stone Age’ Inhabitant(s)? ⋅ Read More

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Bringing the two together ⋅ At The Briars ⋅ In Longwood ⋅ The Balcombes Depart ⋅ Read More

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On other pages ⋅ Our eclectic collection ⋅ Visitors ⋅ Domesticated Fowl ⋅ Failed Introductions ⋅ Extinct Endemics ⋅ Read More

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“Visitor” Blogs ⋅ History Blogs ⋅ Other Blogs ⋅ Any more? ⋅ Read More

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The what? ⋅ Useful because ⋅ And today?

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What happens in Blue Hill? ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ History ⋅ Wirebirds ⋅ The Future ⋅ Blue Hill in pictures ⋅ Read More

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About Blue Magic ⋅ Read More

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In advance ⋅ Arrival ⋅ Camp Life ⋅ Boer Cemetery ⋅ Escapees ⋅ Departure (for most) ⋅ Events Database ⋅ Impact on St Helena ⋅ Remembrance Sunday ⋅ Read More

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Napoleon, and before ⋅ Later History ⋅ Today ⋅ Read More

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Erection ⋅ History ⋅ ‘Standing Tall’ ⋅ Read More

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Before Settlement ⋅ The English take over ⋅ The Dutch Invasion ⋅ The East India Company again ⋅ Napoleon Bonaparte and after ⋅ Crown Colony ⋅ 20th Century ⋅ 21st Century ⋅ ‘What the Saints did next ’ ⋅ Read More

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The Events

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A long time coming ⋅ Building the Airport ⋅ An Air Service at last! ⋅ St Helena Airport Game ⋅ ‘How will St Helena change?’ ⋅ Read More

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What happens for Carnival ⋅ Images of Carnival ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ The Castle Today ⋅ Castle Images ⋅ Myths and Legends ⋅ Read More

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Where is it and what’s there? ⋅ History ⋅ The Fountain ⋅ The Waterwitch Monument ⋅ Ann’s Place ⋅ ‘No Loitering’ ⋅ Read More

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What and where? ⋅ Why the name? ⋅ The name stuck

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People ⋅ Some Honourable Mentions ⋅ Some Dishonourable Mentions ⋅ We’d like to know more about ⋅ Read More

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Arrivals ⋅ Treatment & mistreatment ⋅ Crime & Punishment ⋅ Departures ⋅ Read More

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How we celebrate Christmas ⋅ Images of Christmas ⋅ Christmas Past ⋅ A snowman in St Helena? ⋅ Read More

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Select by year range ⋅ Select by month and/or day ⋅ Select using key words ⋅ ‘What the Saints did next ’ ⋅ Events Database Statistics ⋅ Read More

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Important Churches ⋅ Other religious buildings ⋅ Churchyards ⋅ The Portuguese Chapel, Jamestown ⋅ A curious bell ⋅ Related Structures ⋅ Religion on St Helena ⋅ Read More

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Early movie theatres ⋅ The ‘Talkies’ ⋅ Later Developments ⋅ Other Uses ⋅ Public Information Films ⋅ Decline and closure ⋅ Read More

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Why are there so many classic cars on St Helena? ⋅ Photographs of some cars ⋅ One you can definitely ride in ⋅ St Helena’s first car ⋅ How we scrap cars - the Artificial Reef ⋅ Dreams ⋅ Want to buy one? ⋅ Some older cars ⋅ Project? ⋅ Read More

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The history of our coffee ⋅ St Helena coffee today ⋅ Protected Coffee? ⋅ International Coffee Day ⋅ Read More

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Post ⋅ Freight ⋅ Telephones ⋅ Internet and Email ⋅ Radio ⋅ Television ⋅ Communications Companies ⋅ Issues ⋅ Read More

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About The Community Development Organisation ⋅ Contacts:

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The Community Pages ⋅ Other Community Organisations ⋅ Sectors ⋅ Community Days

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Our Comparative History ⋅ Read More

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Parameters ⋅ Your Feedback

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What it is ⋅ Changes Needed ⋅ How is our Constitution revised? ⋅ Read More

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Contact Options ⋅ Meet us in person

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Do you want ⋅ Can you cope with ⋅ How to live here ⋅ What to bring (and what to leave behind) ⋅ Bringing or buying a vehicle ⋅ Will I ever be a Saint? ⋅ Read More

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Country music and St Helena ⋅ Why? ⋅ Local Country ⋅ Take part! ⋅ Country Music Day ⋅ Other music ⋅ Read More

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About Us ⋅ IN+VENTIVE ⋅ Books ⋅ Contact

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Credits to contributors

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Tours ⋅ Cruise Ship Markets ⋅ Visitors’ Comments ⋅ Failure to land - what to do ⋅ Early cruise ship visitors ⋅ Read More

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What is ‘Dark Tourism’? ⋅ The darker aspects of St Helena’s history. ⋅ Tips for Exploring ⋅ Dark History Tours ⋅ Read More

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Dead Links

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The MV Frontier, 1994 ⋅ The MV Bedgellett, 2001 ⋅ The MV Atlantic Rose, 2006 ⋅ The MV Portzic, 2008 ⋅ And also ⋅ Read More

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Not just one, but three ⋅ The Diana’s Peak National Park ⋅ Walking Diana’s Peak ⋅ Names confusion ⋅ But who was Diana? ⋅ Read More

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What we know ⋅ What we think we know ⋅ Pro Bono ⋅ The DWS in action ⋅ Remnants ⋅ Keeping in touch ⋅ Read More

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The official version ⋅ The feast day of Saint Helena ⋅ So where did the date of 21st May come from? ⋅ Maybe da Nova didn’t discover St Helena? ⋅ Maybe it was 18th August after all? ⋅ What about another date? ⋅ And the answer is ⋅ Events ⋅ Read More

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Wrecks to explore ⋅ Facts/Laws/Etc. ⋅ A selection of dive sites ⋅ The St Helena Dive Club ⋅ Dive Companies ⋅ Read More

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Watching dolphins ⋅ Whales, whale sharks, etc ⋅ And while you’re out there ⋅ World Dolphin Day ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ The Present Day ⋅ Donkey Facts ⋅ Meet a donkey! ⋅ A New Beginning? ⋅ ‘You have donkeys; why not horses?’ ⋅ World Donkey Day ⋅ Read More

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Santa Elena ⋅ We can’t find the penguins ⋅ Pitcairn Island has been moved! ⋅ Tristan da Cunha has been moved! ⋅ National Library of Australia ⋅ The Daily Mail ⋅ Mis-coverage of our new Air Service ⋅ The Daily Mail ⋅ Shark Attack! ⋅ The ‘Rusty Lifeline’ ⋅ Interesting picture ⋅ Airport ‘scrapped’! ⋅ Serious misinformation! ⋅ ‘Facts’ from the CIA ‘World Factbook’ ⋅ Not here ⋅ Daily Express: ‘Top 10 facts about St Helena’ ⋅ Daily Telegraph: Napoleon’s final resting place: in pictures ⋅ Daily Express: ‘Top 10 facts about St Helena’ ⋅ Not where it says ⋅ It was ever thus ⋅ Read More

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Index of Downloads

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Your vehicle ⋅ Driving Technique ⋅ Want to be mistaken for a local? ⋅ A few ‘fascinating facts’ ⋅ Just to be serious for a moment ⋅ How it all began ⋅ How we scrap cars - the Artificial Reef ⋅ Jamestown Parking Proposals, November 2016 ⋅ And finally ⋅ Read More

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Origins ⋅ The Duke of Edinburgh Playground ⋅ Decline ⋅ The Trees ⋅ The Duke of Edinburgh Car Park ⋅ A Playground Again? ⋅ Read More

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A Portuguese Island, 1502-1633 ⋅ A Dutch Island, 1633-1659 ⋅ An English Island, 1659-

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Maundy Thursday Fishing ⋅ Camping ⋅ Read More

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Company History ⋅ St Helena ⋅ The Dutch East India Company (VoC) ⋅ Read More

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An Overview ⋅ Some key people ⋅ Premises, Premises ⋅ ‘Clara’s School’ ⋅ What schools were there, and when? ⋅ Recognise anybody? ⋅ International Days ⋅ Read More

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The facts ⋅ Invertebrates (‘bugs’) ⋅ Trees, Ferns, mosses, etc. ⋅ ‘Gobblegheer’ ⋅ Fish ⋅ Others, now probably extinct ⋅ Sinners ⋅ Why are so many endemics called ‘Bastard ’? ⋅ Conservation Areas ⋅ Celebrations ⋅ Read More

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Overview of this site

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The first (recorded) escapee ⋅ The Jackson mutineers of 1693 ⋅ The Century of Escapes ⋅ Many plots; Zero escapes ⋅ Andries Smorenburg’s crate ⋅ Captain Willem Merk and his yacht Frontier ⋅ HM Prison, Jamestown ⋅ Sanctioned departures ⋅ Read More

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Fernão Lopez (c.1516-1545) ⋅ Napoleon Bonaparte (1815-1821) ⋅ Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo (1890-1897) ⋅ Boer PoWs (1900-1902) ⋅ Zulu Poll Tax Prisoners (1907-1910) ⋅ Sayyid Khalid bin Barghash Al-Busaid (1917-1921) ⋅ Bahraini Prisoners (1957-1961) ⋅ Almost, but not quite ⋅ What’s wrong? ⋅ Read More

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Studying Space from St Helena ⋅ Space Treaties ⋅ Other Contacts ⋅ Our 16th Century Astronaut ⋅ Read More

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Please don’t ⋅ Who to contact ⋅ How to find a pen-pal ⋅ Did your person do something notable on St Helena? ⋅ Read More

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1502: João da Nova ⋅ 1515: Dürer’s Rhinoceros ⋅ 1588: Sir Thomas Cavendish ⋅ 1603: Sir James Lancaster ⋅ 1658: Johan Nieuhof ⋅ 1677: Edmond Halley ⋅ 1691: Captain Dampier ⋅ 1761: Nevil Maskelyne ⋅ 1771: Captain James Cook ⋅ 1776: Horatio Nelson ⋅ 1784: Fletcher Christian ⋅ 1792: Captain Bligh ⋅ 1805: The Duke of Wellington ⋅ 1816: ‘Raffles’ ⋅ 1817: William Thackeray ⋅ 1836: Charles Darwin ⋅ 1838: Prince William Henry Frederick of Holland ⋅ 1840: Prince de Joinville ⋅ 1852: SS Great Britain ⋅ 1860: HRH Prince Alfred ⋅ 1880: Empress Eugénie ⋅ 1880 Prince Albert William Heinrich of Prussia ⋅ 1898: Joshua Slocum ⋅ 1900: Lord Roberts ⋅ 1910: Duke of Connaught ⋅ 1925: HRH Edward, Prince of Wales ⋅ 1929: E M Forster ⋅ 1930: Evelyn Waugh ⋅ 1936: Lord and Lady Baden-Powell ⋅ 1938: Princess Marie Louise ⋅ 1947: HRH King George VI ⋅ 1957: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh ⋅ 1984: HRH Prince Andrew ⋅ 2002: HRH Anne, The Princess Royal ⋅ Infamous visitors? ⋅ Read More

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Well known history ⋅ Provenance ⋅ The story ⋅ A similar story ⋅ So is the ‘commonly known history’ wrong?

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Recipes ⋅ How to go food shopping on St Helena ⋅ Restaurants ⋅ Food Events ⋅ Read More

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Climate & Currents ⋅ So what is caught? ⋅ History ⋅ Decline ⋅ Sport Fishing ⋅ Fishing from the rocks ⋅ Inshore Fishing ⋅ Freshwater Fishing ⋅ The Law ⋅ Local and Scientific names ⋅ St Helena Commercial Fishermen’s Association ⋅ Read More

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Early Days ⋅ Mr Mosely’s curing business ⋅ Between the wars ⋅ Inward Investors ⋅ Fisheries Corporation (SHFC) ⋅ Emperor Brand Tuna ⋅ Crab Fishing - The Oman Sea One ⋅ Tesco ⋅ Argos Atlantic ⋅ Government Ownership ⋅ Saints Tuna Corporation (PQ Trading) ⋅ The Future ⋅ Read More

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Our flag ⋅ Our Coat of Arms ⋅ Our Public Seal ⋅ Where is the flag flown? ⋅ Other flags and crests ⋅ The official crest ⋅ The motto mystery ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ The industry at work ⋅ Remnants today ⋅ Read More

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Scheduled Commercial Air Service ⋅ Check-in times ⋅ Other Airport Uses ⋅ ‘Category C’ ⋅ Other Flying Things ⋅ St Helena Airport Game ⋅ Poem ⋅ Fake Telephone ⋅ Read More

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Regulations & Charges ⋅ Fuel Available ⋅ Other Useful Information ⋅ Other Flying Things ⋅ St Helena Airport Game ⋅ Celebrations ⋅ Read More

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About ⋅ Who ⋅ Caught in a Moment ⋅ Latest Information

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History ⋅ Gallery ⋅ Cockburn’s Battery ⋅ Banks Battery collapse, 2010 ⋅ Read More

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What is Freedom of Information? ⋅ Doesn’t the UK’s Freedom of Information Act apply? ⋅ Who is behind the campaign? ⋅ What has actually been done? ⋅ International Right to Know Day ⋅ Read More

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The Frequently Asked Questions ⋅ Peculiar Questions Asked

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The Frequently Asked Questions

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History ⋅ Societies in more detail ⋅ Friendly Societies Union ⋅ Read More

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Aims

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The Index ⋅ Read More

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The Myth ⋅ Formation ⋅ Resultant geology ⋅ Erosion: how we got the current island profile ⋅ Seamounts ⋅ Earthquakes ⋅ Geology-related ⋅ Read More

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Anyone can get married here! ⋅ Photos ⋅ Some history ⋅ Marriage Day ⋅ Read More

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How to get here ⋅ Can I bring my pet dog/cat/parrot/elephant? ⋅ Travel Advice ⋅ More visitor information ⋅ Read More

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The Runaway enslaved ⋅ The Phantoms of West Lodge ⋅ The High Knoll execution ⋅ The Ghosts of Pilling School ⋅ Free Molly ⋅ Kingshurst Community Centre ⋅ The Ghosts of Plantation House ⋅ The mysterious concierge ⋅ The mutineers of Alarm House ⋅ Lowry’s Cell ⋅ Bishop Welby ⋅ The Phantom Ship ⋅ Bertrand’s Cottage ⋅ Fragments ⋅ Ghosts at the CCC? ⋅ Superstitions ⋅ World Paranormal Day ⋅ Read More

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Businesses ⋅ St Helena Government ⋅ Medical Terms ⋅ Places ⋅ UK Government ⋅ Other Terms

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The Sea ⋅ Our Swimming Pool ⋅ A Swimming Story ⋅ Read More

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Government Today ⋅ History ⋅ Independence? ⋅ Youth Parliament ⋅ Do and Don’t Do ⋅ ‘Hansard’ ⋅ British Overseas Territory ⋅ Read More

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Role of The Governor ⋅ History of Governors of St Helena ⋅ Governors: Audio ⋅ Governor Janisch Memorial ⋅ That could have gone better ⋅ Read More

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Concept ⋅ Race History ⋅ Some of the trophies ⋅ How do the yachts get home ? ⋅ Read More

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Description ⋅ When was the hat worn? ⋅ Why is it no longer used? ⋅ Read More

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About Gravity Rush ⋅ Gravity Rush 2015 ⋅ Gravity Rush in pictures ⋅ Read More

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History of the wall ⋅ The wall today ⋅ Read More

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Introduction ⋅ Guns and their Sites ⋅ Munitions ⋅ More gun stuff ⋅ Read More

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What’s Here? ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ History ⋅ Read More

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The waterfall itself ⋅ Name ⋅ Barnes Road ⋅ Read More

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Can you just give a message to ⋅ I’ve decided I’m moving to St Helena. Can you help? ⋅ Would you like to buy my product/service? It’s great and ⋅ Will you exchange stamps/postcards/banknotes/coins/etc. with me? ⋅ Can you help me research the history of St Helena? ⋅ Can you help me find a pen-pal on St Helena? ⋅ Can you help me find work, set up a business or set up trading links with a St Helena business? ⋅ Can you help with permanent residence in St Helena? ⋅ Can you help me research my family’s history on St Helena? ⋅ Can you help me find a property to rent in St Helena?

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History ⋅ Rough Plan ⋅ Early 21st Century ⋅ Use Today ⋅ Other Photos ⋅ Read More

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Jan Huygen van Linschoten, 1596 ⋅ Francis Duncan, 1805 ⋅ Thomas Henry Brooke, 1824 ⋅ John Charles Melliss, 1875 ⋅ Hudson Ralph Janisch, 1885 ⋅ Emily Louise Jackson, 1905 ⋅ Dr. Philip Gosse, 1938 ⋅ Geoffrey Charles Kitching, 1947 ⋅ Percy Teale, 1950 s ⋅ Trevor W. Hearl, 1960 s ⋅ Hugh Crallan, 1974 ⋅ Ken Denholm, 1990 s ⋅ David Leslie Smallman, 2004 ⋅ Currently Working ⋅ Brief Mentions ⋅ Saints ⋅ Read More

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Buildings Map ⋅ The Market ⋅ Flax Mills ⋅ Other ⋅ How buildings change ⋅ Restoration problems ⋅ Lost and almost-lost Buildings ⋅ The Model Cottage Mystery ⋅ The ‘Listing’ system ⋅ Read More

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Signal House ⋅ Boer Cemetery ⋅ Quarantine Station, Lemon Valley ⋅ Bertrand’s Cottage ⋅ Three Tanks ⋅ Hay Town House ⋅ Prince’s Lodge ⋅ Clifftop House ⋅ Farm Lodge ⋅ Alarm House ⋅ Rose Cottage ⋅ Read More

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The Prison ⋅ The Arch ⋅ The Post Office ⋅ Foresters’ Hall ⋅ Musk’s Bakery ⋅ Yacht Club HQ ⋅ Association Hall ⋅ 1-3 Main Street ⋅ Poor Society Building ⋅ The Moon ⋅ Wellington House ⋅ ‘The Standard’ ⋅ Which Graveyard? ⋅ Read More

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About ⋅ Built Heritage Report ⋅ Replacing Crallan ⋅ Update 2021 ⋅ See The HER ⋅ Read More

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Public Holidays Calendar ⋅ Other significant days that are not official holidays ⋅ Read More

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Grand Country Houses ⋅ Ordinary houses ⋅ Where do people live? ⋅ Addresses ⋅ Buy property here? ⋅ Developments ⋅ Government Landlord Houses ⋅ Read More

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122Km² ⋅ By comparison ⋅ Read More

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What are Human Rights? ⋅ Developing Human Rights on St Helena ⋅ Free To Be Me ⋅ Contacting the Equality & Human Rights Office ⋅ Celebrations ⋅ Read More

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Search

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Website Use ⋅ Copyright ⋅ Warnings ⋅ Technical Information ⋅ Read More

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George Gabriel Powell (c. 1710-1779) ⋅ Sir William Webber Doveton (1753-1843) ⋅ Saul Solomon (1776-1852) ⋅ Clara George (1784-1859) ⋅ Dr. James Barry (1789-1865) ⋅ John Charles Melliss (1835-1910) ⋅ William Alexander Thorpe (1842-1918) ⋅ Dr. W. J. J. Arnold (1867-1925) ⋅ Canon L C Walcott (1880-1951) ⋅ Winifred Ida Walcott (?-1941) ⋅ Eric ‘Mr. Music’ George MBE (1936-2001) ⋅ Johnny Drummond (1956-2003) ⋅ Cathy Hopkins MBE (1946-2017) ⋅ Some Honourable Mentions ⋅ Read More

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1684: Salt ⋅ 1690: Vin de St Helena ⋅ 1691: Tobacco ⋅ 1774: Whaling ⋅ 1774: Dolphin Fishing ⋅ 1824: Silk Production ⋅ 1856: Postage Stamps ⋅ 1867: Cinchona ⋅ 19th Century: ‘Leaky Ships’ ⋅ Late 19th Century: Coal ⋅ 1907: Lace ⋅ 1908: Fish Processing & Canning ⋅ 1914: Flax ⋅ 1935: Lily Bulbs ⋅ 1984: Coins ⋅ 1994: Coffee Production ⋅ Others ⋅ Why did they fail? ⋅ The Future? ⋅ Read More

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Our activity pages ⋅ Our history pages ⋅ Our people pages ⋅ Our place pages ⋅ Our media pages ⋅ Our nature pages ⋅ Our structures pages ⋅ Our pictures pages ⋅ All our information pages ⋅ The Community pages ⋅ The Seven Wonders of St Helena ⋅ Our National Symbols ⋅ And if all else fails

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Annual events this month ⋅ Events Database items this month ⋅ This Month in World History

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Annual events this week ⋅ This week from our Events Database ⋅ This month in St Helena’s history ⋅ This Year in past Centuries ⋅ Events Database Statistics

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Overview of this site

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Background to the invasion ⋅ The invasion ⋅ The English are coming back! ⋅ Down but not out ⋅ Places and people of note ⋅ A Constitutional issue ⋅ The Dutch Territorial Stone ⋅ Read More

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Major events of the conflict ⋅ Appeals to ‘Join Up’ ⋅ Military Radio ⋅ St Helena wartime events ⋅ Events Database ⋅ Remembrance Sunday ⋅ Read More

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Major events of the conflict ⋅ War Stories ⋅ Military Radio ⋅ U-68 ⋅ St Helena wartime events ⋅ Events Database ⋅ Remembrance Sunday ⋅ Read More

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Tips for Exploring ⋅ The Island Activities Pages ⋅ Read More

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The Island History Pages ⋅ Read More

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The Island Information Pages

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The Island Media Pages ⋅ Read More

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The Island Nature Pages ⋅ Read More

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The Island People Pages ⋅ Read More

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The Island Pictures Pages

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The Island Places Pages

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The named ones ⋅ Islands of note ⋅ More pictures ⋅ Read More

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How to pronounce ‘St Helena’ ⋅ Name variants in common use ⋅ Other publications ⋅ Rules of grammar ⋅ What do the earliest documents say? ⋅ An authoritative document? ⋅ Does it matter? ⋅ And the answer is ⋅ Abbreviations ⋅ Maybe we should adopt another name entirely? ⋅ Name of this site ⋅ Read More

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The Island Structures Pages ⋅ Read More

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What is ‘Jacob’s Ladder’? ⋅ History ⋅ ‘The Ladder’ today ⋅ Why ‘Jacob’s Ladder’? ⋅ Other places called Jacob’s Ladder ⋅ Other uses of the term ⋅ Jacob’s Ladder Challenge ⋅ Read More

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In brief ⋅ Why ‘Jamestown’? ⋅ A quick guided tour ⋅ Town Plan ⋅ Climate ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ Busy and quiet days ⋅ Other matters ⋅ Jamestown District ⋅ Read More

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The history of Jamestown ⋅ History Images ⋅ Then and now ⋅ Read More

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Stop reading if you’re independently wealthy! ⋅ So you want to work here ⋅ Starting your own business ⋅ Employment Profile ⋅ Read More

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Who is ‘Jonathan’? ⋅ So how old is Jonathan, really? ⋅ What type of tortoise is he? ⋅ Why ‘Jonathan’? ⋅ How fast is Jonathan? ⋅ Vet’s Report ⋅ An interview with Jonathan? ⋅ Not a Turtle ⋅ Other giant tortoises at Plantation House ⋅ Tortoises are not toys! ⋅ Important Visitor Tip ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ Lace making today ⋅ Read More

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Overview of this site

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What’s There? ⋅ History

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What’s here? ⋅ How to get here ⋅ History ⋅ Local Lemons ⋅ Read More

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About Levelwood ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ The Bellstone ⋅ The Future ⋅ Read More

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Why link to us? ⋅ Linking information ⋅ How to link to us - the technical information ⋅ Crediting content

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Explain?

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Activities ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ Exiles ⋅ Other history ⋅ Wirebirds ⋅ Longwood in pictures ⋅ Longwood Gate ⋅ Read More

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Napoleon in residence ⋅ After Napoleon ⋅ Recent History ⋅ Touring Longwood House ⋅ Bicentenary events (2015-2021) ⋅ Read More

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Porteous House ⋅ American Consulate Building ⋅ Longwood New House ⋅ The Longwood Windmill ⋅ Horse Ridge farmhouse ⋅ ‘The Taxi Building’ ⋅ The Cannister Area ⋅ What Was This? ⋅ The Heritage Society ⋅ Almost lost, but now ⋅ Read More

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1991: MV Oman Sea One ⋅ 1942: SS City of Cairo ⋅ 1941: RFA Darkdale ⋅ 1920: SV Spangereid ⋅ 1911: SS Papanui ⋅ 1613: Witte Leeuw (White Lion) ⋅ Various others ⋅ The Good Hope Castle Fire, 1973 ⋅ Read More

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About ⋅ Where does the money come from? ⋅ Questions - answered!

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History ⋅ Maldivia Today ⋅ Read More

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Historic maps ⋅ Recent maps ⋅ Specialist maps ⋅ Not exactly a map, but ⋅ The Middle of the Middle of Nowhere ⋅ Spot the error! ⋅ Read More

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1970s: ‘Geodetics’ at High Knoll Fort ⋅ 1968: DWS Posting ⋅ 1966/7: VSO teacher ⋅ 1967: DWS posting ⋅ 1962: Jean Johnston’s Diary ⋅ 1961: Sailor aboard HMS Puma ⋅ 1956: An Unexpected Storm ⋅ 1944: Poem by servicemen stationed here ⋅ 1943: The Guano Trip ⋅ 1941/3: Memories of the St Helena Coastal Battery R.A. ⋅ 1941: Former Governor’s Tale ⋅ 1939: HMS Neptune and the Cable & Wireless staff ⋅ 1933: Mrs. Bolwell, serviceman’s wife ⋅ 1911: Passenger on the SS Papanui ⋅ 1911: Another Papanui Passenger ⋅ 1878: Mrs Gill, astronomer’s wife ⋅ Read More

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In the beginning ⋅ Decline ⋅ Re-birth ⋅ Anniversaries ⋅ Activity Reports ⋅ Your contribution? ⋅ Read More

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The Rockfall Memorial Fountain ⋅ Why was the Fountain removed? ⋅ What happened to it? ⋅ Re-creation? ⋅ Read More

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Where is it? ⋅ Why the name? ⋅ What’s on? ⋅ Want to discuss a booking? ⋅ Read More

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Napoleon Myths ⋅ João da Nova Myths ⋅ In and around Jamestown ⋅ Creatures ⋅ Geology & Geography ⋅ And plenty more ⋅ Read More

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What we all know ⋅ 25 Fascinating Facts ⋅ Napoleon on St Helena ⋅ Napoleon’s last expedition ⋅ The Napoleon codes ⋅ Napoleon’s Death ⋅ Anniversaries ⋅ Other Stories ⋅ Events Database ⋅ Read More

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Arrival, 1815/2015 ⋅ Death, 1821/2021 ⋅ Napoleon Impersonator ⋅ Read More

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The burial ⋅ Removal and re-burial ⋅ Remembrance ⋅ Bicentenary events ⋅ Read More

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The flower and its re-discovery ⋅ History of The Ebony ⋅ Our previous national flower ⋅ Read More

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How it came about ⋅ The song itself ⋅ For posterity ⋅ Read More

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How does something become a National Symbol? ⋅ The current set ⋅ The official crest ⋅ Read More

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Who are we? ⋅ How to get involved ⋅ Gumwood Guardians - the GGs! ⋅ Our achievements ⋅ Contacts

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Our current newspapers ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Brief history of newspapers on St Helena ⋅ Special Days ⋅ Read More

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Why nicknames? ⋅ Are nicknames only for Saints? ⋅ The Napoleonic connection ⋅ What name appears in the ‘phone book? ⋅ So who on earth is ‘Gavin Ellick’? ⋅ Read More

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Current Circulating Coins ⋅ Commemorative Coins ⋅ Current Banknotes ⋅ History ⋅ Coins in popular culture ⋅ Other money ⋅ Read More

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Astronomers ⋅ Magnetic Variations, Tides and Weather ⋅ Ladder Hill Observatory ⋅ Longwood Observatory ⋅ Other Observatories ⋅ Read More

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This day in history ⋅ Annual events today ⋅ This month in St Helena’s history ⋅ This Year in past Centuries ⋅ Events Database Statistics ⋅ Read More

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Commonest names and their origins ⋅ The first English settlers ⋅ Saints Around the world ⋅ Read More

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Lookout Posts and Signal Stations ⋅ And more ⋅ Read More

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Pages by creation date ⋅ Recent Updates

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The Items

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Origins ⋅ More recent Ivylets ⋅ People ⋅ The South Atlantic Players (SAPS) ⋅ Earlier stage productions ⋅ Read More

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Opportunities For Photographers ⋅ What To Bring ⋅ Photo examples ⋅ Images from various photographers ⋅ John Isaac Lilley: our first photographer? ⋅ Photography Days ⋅ Read More

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The Pictures

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The Pictures ⋅ Woodcuts of St Helena? ⋅ Read More

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The ones we can explain ⋅ and the ones we can’t ⋅ Contradictory names explained? ⋅ Coastal Features ⋅ Strange business names ⋅ House names ⋅ Even our island’s name is uncertain ⋅ St Helena Island in Scotland, UK ⋅ Read More

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Description ⋅ Tours ⋅ Grounds ⋅ Giant Tortoises ⋅ History ⋅ The Forest ⋅ ‘Plantation Notes’ ⋅ Walks around Plantation House ⋅ Read More

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Post Office first; stamps second ⋅ The first St Helena stamps ⋅ King Edward VII ⋅ King George V ⋅ King George VI ⋅ Queen Elizabeth II ⋅ Modern Commemoratives ⋅ Our first Air-Mail ⋅ How stamps are issued ⋅ Stamps with errors ⋅ Stamp Collectors ⋅ Don’t break the law! ⋅ Read More

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Jamestown ⋅ Napoleon ⋅ Jacob’s Ladder ⋅ Sandy Bay ⋅ Boer PoWs ⋅ Heart Shaped Waterfall ⋅ General ⋅ 2011 Set ⋅ Postcard Collectors ⋅ Read More

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No Snakes ⋅ Centipedes ⋅ Scorpions ⋅ Spiders ⋅ Mosquitoes ⋅ Buzzy Things ⋅ Other bugs ⋅ Gallery ⋅ Larger nuisances ⋅ Read More

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Discovery of St Helena ⋅ Celebrations in St Helena ⋅ In the UK ⋅ Artefacts ⋅ Sexcentenary ⋅ Events on 21st May ⋅ Read More

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The Quotes

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Broadcast Stations ⋅ Amateurs ⋅ A brief history of radio on St Helena ⋅ World Radio Day ⋅ Read More

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The DWS tests ⋅ The ‘St Helena Government Broadcasting Station’ - a.k.a. ‘Radio St Helena’ ⋅ Station staff and others ⋅ Equipment & Transmission ⋅ Outside Broadcasts ⋅ Radio St Helena Day ⋅ QSL: nine years late! ⋅ ‘Teabag’ ⋅ Audio Clips ⋅ Fluffs, and other problems ⋅ Closedown ⋅ The Archives ⋅ Memories of local radio on St Helena ⋅ Ralph or Tony? ⋅ Funding ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ Read More

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The remote British island hoping to see more visitors ⋅ The island where isolation is part of everyday life ⋅ Whale sharks may live up to a century, Cold War bomb dating reveals ⋅ A dot in the Atlantic ⋅ St Helena: An island apart ⋅ I Sailed Twenty Thousand Miles to Swim With Whale Sharks ⋅ Genomes trace origins of enslaved people who died on remote island ⋅ A geographic absurdity ⋅ Introducing Jonathan, the world’s oldest animal on land at 187 years old ⋅ Sustainable Tourism and a Remote Island ⋅ World Book Day ⋅ Read More

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Saint Helena has held its first ever same-sex wedding ⋅ St Helena expats from ‘Swindolena’ to gather for sports day this weekend ⋅ Remote St Helena Airport shrugs off ‘World’s Most Useless’ tag ⋅ St Helena’s cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armoury ⋅ New British postage labels feature ships that have carried the mail ⋅ End of an era as RMS St Helena makes final voyage from Cape Town ⋅ St Helena: The island where everyone knows your name ⋅ Unusual Coverage! ⋅ Is world’s oldest tortoise GAY? ⋅ Napoleon, tourists, divers and flu: flight opens up remote St Helena ⋅ First commercial flight touches down at St Helena ⋅ A St Helena Fisherman’s Wish Comes True ⋅ Sailing to Saint Helena - one of the world’s most remote communities ⋅ The Bones of St Helena

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What happens? ⋅ Photographs ⋅ Read More

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Background ⋅ Regiment History ⋅ Uniform ⋅ Accommodation ⋅ Not always best behaved ⋅ Matthew Carter, soldier, 1842-1847 ⋅ Serving Soldiers ⋅ Richard Farrell ⋅ Other St Helena Military Corps ⋅ Read More

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Our current renewable energy sources ⋅ Energy saving measures ⋅ Progress towards 100% renewable energy ⋅ Cut Your Energy Costs Day ⋅ Connect Saint Helena Ltd. ⋅ Read More

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The first RMS St Helena, 1978-1990 ⋅ The second RMS St Helena, 1990-2018 ⋅ Earlier ships ⋅ Not without incident ⋅ Why ‘RMS’ ⋅ Read More

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Earliest History ⋅ Napoleon - good for our roads ⋅ After Napoleon ⋅ More exiles; more roads ⋅ The First Motor Car ⋅ Later 20th Century ⋅ Roundabouts and other traffic-control systems ⋅ The Asphalt Machine ⋅ Our Newest Road ⋅ A Mystery Road or Track ⋅ Rules for Road Users ⋅ Fascinating Facts ⋅ World Bicycle Day ⋅ Read More

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The worst sea in recorded history ⋅ Other Rollers ⋅ Other Types of Rollers ⋅ A wet decade ⋅ Read More

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King Henry VII ⋅ King Henry VIII ⋅ King Edward VI ⋅ Lady Jane Grey ⋅ Queen Mary I ⋅ Queen Elizabeth I ⋅ King James I ⋅ King Charles I ⋅ No Monarch ⋅ Oliver Cromwell ⋅ Richard Cromwell ⋅ No Monarch ⋅ King Charles II ⋅ King James II ⋅ No Monarch ⋅ King William III & Queen Mary II ⋅ King William III ⋅ Queen Anne ⋅ King George I ⋅ King George II ⋅ King George III ⋅ King George IV ⋅ King William IV ⋅ Queen Victoria ⋅ King Edward VII ⋅ King George V ⋅ King Edward VIII ⋅ King George VI ⋅ Queen Elizabeth II ⋅ Next in line for the throne ⋅ Read More

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Route ⋅ Use today ⋅ History ⋅ Read More

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Why ‘Ruperts’ ⋅ What’s in Ruperts ⋅ The New Jetty ⋅ Always a place for leisure ⋅ Ruperts and Slavery ⋅ Isolation ⋅ I’ve got a lovely bunch ⋅ and our (other) railway ⋅ 2020 Development Plans ⋅ Read More

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History ⋅ Transmission ⋅ Programming ⋅ Adverts ⋅ Photo Gallery ⋅ Funding ⋅ Closure ⋅ Audio Clips ⋅ Read More

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About SaintFM Community Radio ⋅ Formation and Structure ⋅ Programming ⋅ Transmission ⋅ Funding ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Read More

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Who was Saint Helena? ⋅ Feast day of Saint Helena ⋅ Other information ⋅ And why is our island named after her? ⋅ Read More

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The Legal Definition ⋅ Saint Culture ⋅ Saints Overseas ⋅ Why ‘Saints’? ⋅ Where did Saints come from? ⋅ The Final Journey ⋅ Will I ever be a Saint? ⋅ Saint Faces ⋅ Census ⋅ Around The World ⋅ Read More

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About SAMS Pure Gold ⋅ History ⋅ Transmission ⋅ Contacts ⋅ Funding ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Read More

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About SAMS Radio 1 ⋅ History ⋅ Programmes ⋅ Advertising ⋅ Transmission ⋅ Contacts ⋅ Listen Live ⋅ Funding ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Read More

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About SAMS Radio 2 ⋅ History ⋅ Transmission ⋅ Contacts ⋅ Funding ⋅ Regulation ⋅ The BBC World Service ⋅ Read More

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About Sandy Bay ⋅ Sandy Bay Beach ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ Sandy Bay in pictures ⋅ History ⋅ The ‘Gorilla’s Head’ ⋅ Nude Sunbathing ⋅ Read More

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Teutonic Hall ⋅ Rock Rose ⋅ Wranghams ⋅ The Hutts Gate Store ⋅ The Emporium ⋅ Read More

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Discovery ⋅ The Celebrations ⋅ History ⋅ The Photographs ⋅ Events on 21st May ⋅ Read More

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‘Fairy Terns’ ⋅ Other sea-birds ⋅ Seeing our sea-birds ⋅ Read More

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The plan ⋅ The reality

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The 2018 Seven Wonders ⋅ The 2008 Seven Wonders ⋅ Read More

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The Index ⋅ HMS Waterwitch ⋅ World Maritime Day ⋅ Read More

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Local woodcraft ⋅ Hand-made lace ⋅ Other items worthy of note ⋅ Foreign Currency ⋅ Shopping - a different experience ⋅ Eclectic shops ⋅ You don’t even have to land here ⋅ And finally ⋅ The Arts & Crafts Association ⋅ Read More

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About Our Sister Islands ⋅ One that got away ⋅ Read More

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Two Phases ⋅ Effects on St Helena today ⋅ Slavery Commemorations ⋅ Read More

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Origins ⋅ The ‘Slave Laws’ ⋅ Life of the enslaved ⋅ Maintaining the stock ⋅ Towards emancipation ⋅ Statistics: ⋅ Slave owners identified ⋅ Emancipation ⋅ Slavery Commemorations ⋅ Read More

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Skelton Portraits ⋅ Read More

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This site’s feeds ⋅ Other useful feeds ⋅ Read More

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Contemporary Sounds ⋅ Other Sounds

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Understanding spoken Saint ⋅ Phrases ⋅ Tuning in ⋅ Try for yourself ⋅ Regional dialects ⋅ So how will you communicate? ⋅ Beware what you say ⋅ ‘Speaking Saint’ - the books ⋅ And finally, a cautionary tale ⋅ Read More

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Football ⋅ Cricket ⋅ Golf ⋅ Moto-Cross ⋅ Mountain Biking ⋅ Go-Karting ⋅ Paintball ⋅ Other Sports ⋅ Sports Associations ⋅ International Events ⋅ More sports? ⋅ Sport ‘in the before days’ ⋅ Read More

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About ⋅ Tower / Spire / Neither / Spire ⋅ The Organ ⋅ The Clock ⋅ Other views ⋅ Altar Puzzles ⋅ All creatures, great and small ⋅ Why was St. Paul’s the Cathedral? ⋅ Read More

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About ⋅ The First Building ⋅ The Current Building ⋅ Read More

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About St Pauls ⋅ St Pauls in pictures ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ Francis Plain ⋅ The Friar ⋅ The Future

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History ⋅ The Cathedral Today ⋅ The Bell and the ‘experts’ ⋅ Memorial Stones ⋅ Why was St. Paul’s the Cathedral? ⋅ Read More

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The Index

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What’s on? ⋅ History and developments ⋅ Impact ⋅ Local TV ⋅ The Future? ⋅ Read More

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The Jamestown Upper Theatre ⋅ The Barracks Theatre ⋅ Other Theatres ⋅ Modern Theatre ⋅ World Theatre Day ⋅ Read More

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This Year’s Events ⋅ Read More

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Official Time ⋅ Effective Time ⋅ Telling the time ⋅ Historical Timekeeping ⋅ Daylight Saving Time ⋅ ‘Tick Tock Day’ ⋅ Read More

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The long arm of the law ⋅ Healthcare ⋅ Equality & Human Rights ⋅ The Environment ⋅ Life on St Helena ⋅ Men of the cloth ⋅ Read More

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Who was he? ⋅ Why do we know his name? ⋅ After Napoleon ⋅ Was Toby’s enslavement here legal? ⋅ Toby’s Cottage

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Today’s Contemporary Image ⋅ Today’s Historic Image

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One of three ⋅ About Tristan da Cunha ⋅ One that got away ⋅ Read More

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Ortelius’ ‘World Map’ from 1570 ⋅ Maps of the 17th and 18th Centuries ⋅ So where is this second St Helena? ⋅ ‘St. Matthew’s Island’ ⋅ Even our (real) island’s name is uncertain ⋅ Wikipedia doesn’t want to know this

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Governor Coney, 1672 ⋅ Governor Keigwin, 1674 ⋅ The ‘Dennison Mutiny’, 1684 ⋅ The ‘Jackson Mutiny’, 1693 ⋅ The ‘Arrack Rebellion’, 1783 ⋅ The ‘Spirits Rebellion’, 1811 ⋅ Demanding Democracy, 1950 s ⋅ The ‘Riot’, 1996 ⋅ SHELCO protest, 2003 ⋅ More recent demonstrations ⋅ Read More

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Pages by date last updated ⋅ Recent Updates

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A Very Brief History of St Helena ⋅ Read More

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On This Site ⋅ Imported Display

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Why come here ⋅ How to get here ⋅ Can I bring my pet dog/cat/parrot/elephant? ⋅ Time Zone ⋅ Weather ⋅ Take a tour! ⋅ Districts ⋅ Where to stay ⋅ Tips and tricks when here ⋅ Environment ⋅ Money ⋅ Official Tourist Information ⋅ A longer stay? ⋅ Read More

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Walks for all tastes ⋅ Some suggestions ⋅ Post Box Walks ⋅ Walking Tips ⋅ Festival of Walking ⋅ Walks around Plantation House ⋅ Read More

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An Important Resource ⋅ Too Much, Too Little ⋅ Engineering Solutions ⋅ Geography and Geology ⋅ Supplies Today ⋅ Connect Saint Helena Ltd. ⋅ World Water Day ⋅ Read More

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Sun ⋅ Wind ⋅ Rain ⋅ Seasons ⋅ Expected weather ⋅ Current weather ⋅ In more technical terms ⋅ Trade Wind or Winds ⋅ Unexpected weather ⋅ World Meteorological Day ⋅ Read More

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About ⋅ Swimming with Whale Sharks ⋅ Read More

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A whaler’s paradise ⋅ Growth ⋅ Decline ⋅ Ecological Impact ⋅ Read More

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Take a tour ⋅ “Do Napoleon” ⋅ Visit Jonathan and Plantation House ⋅ See a Wirebird ⋅ Meet some Saints ⋅ Climb Jacob’s Ladder ⋅ Watch dolphins on a boat trip to Lemon Valley ⋅ Have a walk ⋅ Walk up Diana’s Peak ⋅ Admire the stars ⋅ Try our coffee ⋅ Taste Plo and local fishcakes ⋅ Visit our Museum ⋅ Dive our clear blue waters ⋅ Investigate our built heritage ⋅ Set off for a drive ⋅ Relax in Castle Gardens ⋅ Meet a donkey ⋅ Take lots of photographs ⋅ Do some shopping ⋅ Other suggestions ⋅ Tips for Exploring ⋅ Holidays ⋅ Read More

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Where in the world is St Helena ⋅ First Map ⋅ Other St Helenas ⋅ How to get here ⋅ Shipping Lanes ⋅ Read More

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Types of accommodation ⋅ Location, Location, Location ⋅ Can you camp? ⋅ Where you can’t stay ⋅ Famous Visitors, exiles, etc. ⋅ Useful links ⋅ Read More

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Termites ⋅ Other ‘White Ants’ ⋅ Read More

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About our Wirebird ⋅ Wirebird Gallery ⋅ Wirebird census results ⋅ Airport Danger ⋅ Read More

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Why Visit? ⋅ Tips ⋅ Some Statistics ⋅ In Emergency ⋅ Ann’s Place ⋅ Racing & Rallies ⋅ The St Helena High ⋅ The St Helena Yacht Club ⋅ Read More

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Why is this page called ‘Zzyzx’? ⋅ Crime of the week!

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Footnotes:
{1} From The Goon Show, in response to the question What are you doing down here?.

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