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Sultan Abdul Samad ibni Almarhum Raja Abdullah (1804 - 6 February 1898) was the fourth Sultan of Selangor.
Sultan Abdullah Muhammad Shah II Ibni Almarhum Sultan Jaafar Safiuddin Muadzam Shah Waliullah (21 September 1842 – 22 December 1922) was the 26th Sultan of Perak.
The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Clarke KCH (1793 – 11 February 1847) was Governor of Western Australia from 1846 until his death in 1847.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
The Bay of Islands is an area on the east coast of the Far North District of the North Island of New Zealand.
The term British Malaya loosely describes a set of states on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Singapore that were brought under British control between the 18th and the 20th centuries.
Lieutenant General Charles Brisbane Ewart (15 May 1827 – 8 August 1903) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.
Chatham was a parliamentary constituency in Kent which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Chatham is one of the Medway towns located within the Medway unitary authority, in North Kent, in South East England.
The Chief Royal Engineer (CRE) is the official head of the Corps of Royal Engineers of the British Army.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
Clarke Quay is a historical riverside quay in Singapore, located within the Singapore River Planning Area.
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.
Colonel commandant is a military title used in the armed forces of some English-speaking countries.
The Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited, later Colonial Limited, and commonly known as Colonial Mutual, Colonial Mutual Life, and/or CML, was a diverse international financial services company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
The word coolie (also spelled koelie, kuli, cooli, cooly and quli); (Hindi: कुली, Tamil: கூலி, Telugu: కూలీ, Chinese: 苦力) meaning a labourer, has a variety of other implications and is sometimes regarded as offensive or a pejorative, depending upon the historical and geographical context.
David Blair (4 June 1820 – 19 February 1899) was an Irish Australian politician, journalist and encyclopedist.
Electoral district of South Melbourne was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the British colony of Victoria (Australia).
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Fermoy is a town on the River Blackwater in east County Cork, Ireland.
Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham (28 March 1850 – 11 June 1946) was a British colonial administrator who became the first Resident general of the Federated Malay States, which brought the Malay states of Selangor, Perak, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang together under the administration of a Resident-General based in Kuala Lumpur.
Sir George Grey, KCB (14 April 1812 – 19 September 1898) was a British soldier, explorer, Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony (South Africa), the 11th Premier of New Zealand and a writer.
George Samuel Wegg Horne (7 September 1811 – 17 September 1873) was a Victorian (Australia) colonial politician and attorney.
The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa from 1867 to its independence as the nation of Ghana in 1957.
A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
The Governor of Western Australia is the representative in Western Australia of the Queen of Australia, Elizabeth II.
The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Major General Sir Harry St.
Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
Home rule is government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
James Wheeler Woodford Birch, commonly known as J. W. W. Birch (3 April 1826 – 2 November 1875) was a British colonial official who was assassinated in the Malay state of Perak in 1875, an event that led to the outbreak of the Perak War and ultimately to the extension of British political influence over the Malay Peninsula.
Kedah (Jawi: قدح), also known by its honorific Darul Aman or "Abode of Peace", is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia.
The Kuala Langat District is a district of Selangor, Malaysia.
Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.
Lieutenant general (Lt Gen), formerly more commonly lieutenant-general, is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.
Lifford (historically anglicised as Liffer) is the county town of County Donegal, Ireland.
The Governor of the Straits Settlements was appointed by the British East India Company until 1867, when the Straits Settlements became a crown colony.
Lieutenant-General Sir Lothian Nicholson (19 January 1827 – 27 June 1893) was Governor of Gibraltar.
Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke FRSA (24 April 1846 – 2 August 1881) was an English-born Australian novelist, journalist, poet, editor, librarian and playwright.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is the book publishing arm of the University of Melbourne.
Michael Faraday FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.
The monarchies of Malaysia refer to the constitutional monarchy system as practised in Malaysia.
Mounted police are police who patrol on horseback or camelback.
Negeri Sembilan is a state in Malaysia which lies on the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The North Borneo Chartered Company (NBCC), also known as the British North Borneo Company (BNBC) was a British chartered company formed on 1 November 1881 to administer and exploit the resources of North Borneo (present-day Sabah in Malaysia).
The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1878.
The Oregon boundary dispute or the Oregon Question was a controversy over the political division of the Pacific Northwest of North America between several nations that had competing territorial and commercial aspirations over the region.
Pahang (Jawi: ڤهڠ), officially Pahang Darul Makmur with the Arabic honorific Darul Makmur (Jawi: دار المعمور, "The Abode of Tranquility") is a sultanate and a federal state of Malaysia.
Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company Limited, often referred to simply as "Palmers", was a British shipbuilding company.
The Pangkor Treaty of 1874 was a treaty signed between the British and the Sultan of Perak.
Peninsular Malaysia also known as Malaya or West Malaysia, is the part of Malaysia which lies on the Malay Peninsula and surrounding islands.
The Philosophical Institute of Victoria was a scientific institute functioned in Victoria, Australia during 19th century.
Portland Place is a street in the Marylebone district of central London.
Portora Royal School located in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, was one of the 'free schools' founded by the Royal Charter in 1608, by James I. Originally called Enniskillen Royal School, the school was established some ten years after the Royal Decree, in 1618, 15 miles outside Enniskillen at Ballybalfour, before moving to Enniskillen in 1661.
A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
A Resident, or in full Resident Minister, is a government official required to take up permanent residence in another country.
Robert Hoddle (20 April 1794 – 24 October 1881) was a surveyor and artist.
Robert Stirling Hore Anderson, MLC (1821 – 26 October 1883) was an Irish-born solicitor and Australian colonial (Victorian) parliamentarian.
The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.
The Royal Military Academy (RMA) at Woolwich, in south-east London, was a British Army military academy for the training of commissioned officers of the Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers.
The Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME) Group provides a wide range of training not only in all the engineering disciplines that are fundamental to the Royal Engineers, but also Military Working Animals; their handlers and maintainers, Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Military Musicians.
Selangor, also known by its Arabic honorific Darul Ehsan, or "Abode of Sincerity", is one of the 13 states of Malaysia.
Seremban (Jawi: سرمبن; j; Tamil: சரம்பன்; Minangkabau: Soghomban or Somban) is a town and the capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, located within Seremban District.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
Southsea is a seaside resort and geographic area, located in Portsmouth at the southern end of Portsea Island, Hampshire, England.
The Straits Settlements (Negeri-negeri Selat, نݢري٢ سلت) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia.
The Surveyor General of Victoria is the person nominally responsible for government surveying in Victoria, Australia.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
The Tasmanian Legislative Council is the upper house of the Parliament of Tasmania in Australia.
The King's School is a selective British co-educational independent school for both day and boarding pupils in the English city of Canterbury in Kent.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Victorian Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria in Australia; the upper house being the Victorian Legislative Council.
The Victorian Legislative Council (VLC) is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria, Australia; the lower house being the Legislative Assembly.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
Sir William Thomas Denison, KCB (3 May 1804 – 19 January 1871) was Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land from 1847 to 1855, Governor of New South Wales from 1855 to 1861, and Governor of Madras from 1861 to 1866.
William Ewart Gladstone, (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party.
Dr William Clark Haines (10 January 1810 – 3 February 1866), Australian colonial politician, was the first Premier of Victoria.
Lieutenant General Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois (10 September 1821 – 17 August 1897) was a British military engineer and diplomat.
Williamstown is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, south-west of Melbourne's central business district in the local government area of the City of Hobsons Bay.