By Mr. Mahandis Yoanata
CHRONICLES OF FORT MARLBOROUGH
This fort was established in 1714-1719 by Joseph Collet (1712-16). The progress was continued by his successors: Thiophilus Shyllinge (1716-17), Richard Farmer (1717-18), and Thomas Cooke (1718-19).
Lyeth Interrd the
Cap. James Cuney
Who departed this
February 7th 1737
“A.Aetatis 36”, it stands for “anno aetatis suae 36”,
that means “"in the year of his age 36 years"
Late Council at Fort Marlborough on this coast
He was ninth son of
James Stirling of Key Esq.
And the honourable
Mr. Maron Stewart
of the Kingdom of Scotland and Departed
this life on first day
of April 1744
Aged 25 years”
The France assault from the sea and captured Fort Marlborough under the command of Admiral Comte Charles d’Estaing.
The France left the Bencoolen.
The British expedition under the command of Captain Vincent was conflicted by native authority. They refused the British arrival in Bencoolen.
The British retake the Fort Marlborough. When the British returned to slip back it to Bengal’s jurisdiction, Bencoolen functioned as separated presidency until 1773.
Presidency of Fort Marlborough was set back to Residency administration, and responsible to Calcutta Presidency in India. It ruled until the end of the colony in 1825 on the subject of Anglo-Dutch Treaty 1824.
March 1825 – March 1942
Fort Marlborough was occupied by the Dutch
with the background of Fort Marlborough Bencoolen – 1920
Fort Marlborough was captured by Imperial Japanese Army. The Prison chamber was purposed for Japanese internment camp.
Fort Marlborough was captured by the Dutch concerning the Crow Operation in “Politionele Actie II” or “Military Agression II”.
Fort Marlborough was the assets of the Indonesia Army (TNI AD).
Preservation by Department of Education and Culture, Indonesian Government.
Fort Marlborough was turned form asset of Indonesian Army into the asset of the Department of Education and Culture.
Inauguration of Fort Marlborough Museum for public.
- 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
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