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What is this site for? ⋅ How To Use This Site ⋅ Updates, Site History & Status ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Beware of impostors! ⋅ ‘What the Saints did next ’ ⋅ Technical Information ⋅ Who is ‘we’? ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

One of three ⋅ About Ascension Island ⋅ When was Ascension Island discovered? ⋅ One that got away

Light Pollution ⋅ Other advantages ⋅ Walking in the footsteps ⋅ Our Night Sky ⋅ Eclipses, Comets, etc. ⋅ Astronomical Data ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

The what? ⋅ Useful because ⋅ And today?

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

About Blue Magic ⋅ Read More

In advance ⋅ Arrival ⋅ Boers on St Helena ⋅ Departure (for most) ⋅ Impact on St Helena ⋅ Remembrance Sunday ⋅ Read More

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

Erection ⋅ History ⋅ ‘Standing Tall’ ⋅ Read More

Before Settlement ⋅ The English take over ⋅ The Dutch Invasion ⋅ The East India Company again ⋅ Napoleon Bonaparte and after ⋅ Read More

Crown Colony ⋅ 20th Century ⋅ 21st Century ⋅ ‘What the Saints did next ’ ⋅ Read More

The Events

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

What happens for Carnival ⋅ Images of Carnival ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why are there so many classic cars on St Helena? ⋅ Photographs of some cars ⋅ Other Car Stuff ⋅ Read More

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

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

About The Community Development Organisation ⋅ Contacts:

The Community Pages ⋅ Other Community Organisations ⋅ The Three Sectors ⋅ Community Days ⋅ Subject Groups Explained

Our Comparative History ⋅ Read More

Parameters ⋅ Your Feedback

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

Contact Options ⋅ Meet us in person

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

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

Impact on St Helena ⋅ Terminology ⋅ Read More

About Us ⋅ IN+VENTIVE ⋅ Books ⋅ Contact

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

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

Dead Links

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

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

What we know ⋅ What we think we know ⋅ Community Work ⋅ The DWS in action ⋅ The Staff ⋅ Remnants ⋅ Keeping in touch ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

The Features ⋅ It was ever thus ⋅ Read More

Index of Downloads

Your vehicle ⋅ Driving Technique ⋅ How it all began ⋅ More ⋅ And finally ⋅ Read More

Origins ⋅ The Duke of Edinburgh Playground ⋅ Decline ⋅ The Trees ⋅ Proposed Developments ⋅ Read More

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

Maundy Thursday Fishing ⋅ Camping ⋅ Read More

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

Introduction ⋅ The Plants

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

The facts ⋅ Invertebrates (‘bugs’) ⋅ Trees, Ferns, mosses, etc. ⋅ Fish ⋅ Others, now probably extinct ⋅ ‘Gobblegheer’ ⋅ Other Information ⋅ Read More

Overview of this site

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

The Exiles ⋅ Almost, but not quite ⋅ And maybe ⋅ What’s wrong with this picture? ⋅ Read More

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

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

Index by Name ⋅ 16th Century ⋅ 17th Century ⋅ 18th Century ⋅ 19th Century ⋅ 20th Century ⋅ 21st Century ⋅ Infamous visitors? ⋅ Read More

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

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

Climate & Currents ⋅ So what is caught? ⋅ History ⋅ Decline ⋅ Sport Fishing ⋅ Fishing from the rocks ⋅ Inshore Fishing ⋅ Freshwater Fishing ⋅ Other information ⋅ Read More

Early Days ⋅ Mr Mosely’s curing business ⋅ Between the wars ⋅ Inward Investors ⋅ Recent Developments ⋅ The Future ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

Runway Numbers ⋅ Regulations & Charges ⋅ Fuel Available ⋅ Other Useful Information ⋅ Other Flying Things ⋅ Celebrations ⋅ Read More

About ⋅ Who ⋅ Caught in a Moment ⋅ Status

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

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

The Frequently Asked Questions ⋅ Peculiar Questions Asked

The Frequently Asked Questions

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

Aims

The Index ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

The Stories ⋅ Fragments ⋅ Ghosts at the CCC? ⋅ Superstitions ⋅ World Paranormal Day ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

History of the wall ⋅ The wall today ⋅ Read More

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

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

The waterfall itself ⋅ Name ⋅ Barnes Road ⋅ Read More

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?

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

Historical ⋅ Currently Working ⋅ Brief Mentions ⋅ Saints ⋅ Read More

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

Selected Buildings ⋅ Read More

Selected Buildings ⋅ Which Graveyard? ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

122Km² ⋅ By comparison ⋅ Read More

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

Search

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

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

Content ⋅ Publication ⋅ Advertising ⋅ History ⋅ Contacts ⋅ Funding ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Read More

Through the ages ⋅ Others ⋅ Why did they fail? ⋅ The Future? ⋅ Read More

Subject Groups ⋅ The Seven Wonders of St Helena ⋅ Our National Symbols ⋅ And if all else fails

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

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

Overview of this site

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

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

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

Tip for Exploring ⋅ The Island Activities Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained ⋅ Read More

The Island History Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained ⋅ Read More

The Island Information Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained

The Island Media Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained ⋅ Read More

The Island Nature Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained ⋅ Read More

The Island People Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained ⋅ Read More

The Island Pictures Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained

The Island Places Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained

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

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

The Island Structures Pages ⋅ Subject Groups Explained ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

Who is ‘Jonathan’? ⋅ Jonathan’s Birthday ⋅ So how old is Jonathan, really? ⋅ More about Jonathan? ⋅ Not a Turtle ⋅ Other giant tortoises at Plantation House ⋅ Important Visitor Information ⋅ Read More

History ⋅ Lace making today ⋅ Read More

Overview of this site

What’s There? ⋅ History

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

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

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

Explain?

Activities ⋅ Places ⋅ Stay here? ⋅ History ⋅ Exiles ⋅ Longwood in pictures ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

History ⋅ Maldivia Today ⋅ Read More

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

Late 20th Century ⋅ World War 2 ⋅ Early 20th Century ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Current Circulating Coins ⋅ Commemorative Coins ⋅ Current Banknotes ⋅ History ⋅ Other money ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

Lookout Posts and Signal Stations ⋅ And more ⋅ Read More

Pages by creation date

The Items

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

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

The Pictures

The Pictures ⋅ Woodcuts of St Helena? ⋅ Read More

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

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

Post Office first; stamps second ⋅ The first St Helena stamps ⋅ King Edward VII ⋅ King George V ⋅ King George VI ⋅ Queen Elizabeth II ⋅ King Charles III ⋅ Other Stamp-stuff ⋅ Read More

Postcards by Subject ⋅ Postcard Collectors ⋅ Read More

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

The Quotes

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

The DWS tests ⋅ The ‘St Helena Government Broadcasting Station’ - a.k.a. ‘Radio St Helena’ ⋅ Radio St Helena Day ⋅ More ⋅ Read More

History ⋅ Read More

About this page ⋅ The articles ⋅ World Book Day ⋅ Read More

About this page ⋅ The articles

What happens? ⋅ Photographs ⋅ Read More

Background ⋅ Regiment History ⋅ Uniform ⋅ Accommodation ⋅ Not always best behaved ⋅ Serving Soldiers ⋅ Other St Helena Military Corps ⋅ Read More

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

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

Earliest History ⋅ Napoleon - good for our roads ⋅ After Napoleon ⋅ More exiles; more roads ⋅ The First Motor Car ⋅ 1931 and beyond ⋅ Our Newest Road ⋅ Other road-related detail ⋅ Read More

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

Monarchs 1485- ⋅ In line for the throne ⋅ Read More

Route ⋅ Use today ⋅ History ⋅ Read More

Why ‘Ruperts’ ⋅ What’s in Ruperts ⋅ The New Jetty ⋅ Always a place for leisure ⋅ Other matters ⋅ 2020 Development Plans ⋅ The Mundens Tunnel ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The plan ⋅ The reality

Content ⋅ Publication ⋅ Advertising ⋅ History ⋅ Contacts ⋅ Funding ⋅ Regulation ⋅ Read More

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

The Index ⋅ HMS Waterwitch ⋅ L’hôpital des marinaux ⋅ And more ⋅ Read More

Local woodcraft ⋅ Hand-made lace ⋅ Other items worthy of note ⋅ Shopping Issues ⋅ The Arts & Crafts Association ⋅ Read More

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

Discovery ⋅ Why were the graves a surprise? ⋅ Reburial ⋅ Slavery Commemorations ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

Contemporary Sounds ⋅ Other Sounds ⋅ ‘The Big Easy’ 2004-2021

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

Main Sports ⋅ Other Sports ⋅ Sports Associations ⋅ International Events ⋅ Sport ‘in the before days’ ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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

The Index

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

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

This Year’s Events ⋅ Read More

Official Time ⋅ Telling the time ⋅ But why bother? ⋅ Historical Timekeeping ⋅ Daylight Saving Time ⋅ ‘Tick Tock Day’ ⋅ Read More

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

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

Today’s Contemporary Image ⋅ Today’s Historic Image

One of three ⋅ About Tristan da Cunha ⋅ Not Tristan ⋅ One that got away ⋅ Read More

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

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

Pages by date last updated ⋅ Recent Updates

A Very Brief History of St Helena ⋅ Read More

On This Site

Why come here ⋅ How to get here ⋅ Facts about St Helena ⋅ Take a tour! ⋅ Where to stay ⋅ Tips and tricks when here ⋅ Official Tourist Information ⋅ A longer stay? ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

About ⋅ Swimming with Whale Sharks ⋅ International Whale Shark Day ⋅ Read More

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

The Top 20 ⋅ Other Suggestions ⋅ Tip for Exploring ⋅ Holidays ⋅ Read More

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

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

Termites ⋅ Other ‘White Ants’ ⋅ Read More

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

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

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

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Credits:
{a} Eccles, from The Goon Show, in response to the question What are you doing down here?

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