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FORT MARLBOROUGH: GRANDIOSE GARRISON OF BRITISH EAST INDIA COMPANY Part VI

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By Mr. Mahandis Yoanata

THE FIRST GARRISON:
REMNANTS OF FORT YORK

Me and John Verbeek observed the remnants of Fort York
The thick bushes in right side is ruin of the ramparts


Remnants of Fort York


Left End: Location of Fort York
Edge of Serut River Estuary


Gravestone of Richard Watts Esquire (moved from British Cemetery in Fort York)

“Richard Watts Esq.
Sometime of Council for the
Right Honourable Company Affairs
In the Fort St. George
And in the year 1699 came
over Deputy Governor of this place
And in … years after
Made by … from
The Company the First President of this Coast
In this Station he departed
This life December 17th 1705 and
In the 44th years of his age”.



Gravestone of George Shaw (moved from British Cemetery in Fort York)

“George Shaw
Son of
Mr. Thomas Shaw
Of London Merchant;
After he had served the Right Honourable Company
as Factor in Fort St.
George for some time;
Came over in the year 1699
served of this place
In this Station he continued
Until has removed by the death, April 25th 1704
Atatis 28”


Explanation:
“Atatis 36”, it stands for “anno aetatis suae 28”,
that means “"in the year of his age 28 years"

Content:
  • Part I : On Mission at link
  • Part II : The Architecture of Fort Marlborough at link
  • Part III : Who is first Duke of Marlborough at link
  • Part IV : The history East India Company (EIC) and first fleet into Bencoolen at link
  • Part V : The soldier of British East India Company at link
  • Part VI : The first garrison : Remnants of Fort York at link
  • Part VII : The second garrison : Chronicles of Fort Marlborough at link
  • Part VIII : The Bencoolen Administrator 1685 – 1825 at link
  • Part IX : Anglo - Dutch treaty and the terminated colony at link
  • Part X : References at link
  • Part XI : Gallery Photo Fort Marlborough at link

Credit :

MY ODYSSEY (Personal site mr. Mahandis Yoanata)
to allow publish at http://rejang-lebong.blogspot.com
(Rejang Land Blog)

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