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

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By Mr. Mahandis Yoanata

THE BENCOOLEN ADMINISTRATORS
1685 – 1825


THE BENCOOLEN RESIDENCY 1685–1760
The residency administration under deputy governor and council was subject to the orders and final decision of the Governor and Council in Fort St. George, Madras, India. It was ruled for 75 years.

Deputy Governors
  • Ralph Ord (1685)
  • Benjamin Bloome (1685–90)
  • James Sowdon (1690– 91)
  • Charles Fleetwood (1691– 95)
  • Charles Barwell (1695–96)
  • Matthew Mildmay (1696–99)
  • Robert Broughton (1699–1700)
  • Richard Watts (1700– 05)
  • Matthew Ridley (1705–08)
  • James Cross (1708)
  • Abraham Hoyle (1708)
  • John Delapie (1708)
  • Robert Skingle (1708–10)
  • Jeremiah Harrison (1710)
  • Anthony Ettricke (1710–11)
  • John Daniell (1711–12)
  • John Hunter (1712)
  • Joseph Collett (1712–16)
  • Theophilus Shyllinge (1716–17)
  • Richard Farmer (1717–18)
  • Thomas Cooke (1718–19)
  • Thomas Dunster (1719–23)
  • Joseph Walsh (1723–28)
  • Nicholas Morse (1728–30)
  • Stephen Newcome (1730–31)
  • Francis Everest (1731–36)
  • Robert Lennox (1736–46)
  • Joseph Hurlock (1746–52)
  • Robert Hindley (1752–54)
  • John Walsh (1754–55)
  • John Pybus (1755–57)
  • Randolph Marriott (1757–58)
  • Roger Carter (1758–60)


THE BENCOOLEN PRESIDENCY 1760–85
When it was captured by the French in 1760, the settlement was administered as part of the Bengal presidency. Presidency status meant that Fort Marlborough , like the Indian Precidencies in Bengal, Bombay, and Madras became independent and responsible only to the EIC in England.

Governors
  • Roger Carter (1760–67)
  • Richard Wyatt (1767–76)
  • Robert Hay (1776)
  • William Broff (1776–80)
  • Hew Steuart (1780–81)
  • Edward Coles (1781–85)


THE BENCOOLEN RESIDENCY 1785–1825
Since 28th of February 1785, the Presidency of Fort Marlborough was set back to Residency administration, and responsible to Calcutta Presidency in India. The government faced chaotic circumstances in Bencoolen.

Deputy-Governors
  • John Crisp (1785–86)
  • Thomas Palmer (1786–87)
  • George Salmon (1787–89)
  • John Crisp (1789–93)
  • Robert Broff (1793–99)
  • John Crisp (1799)
  • Philip Braham (1799–1800)
  • Walter Ewer (1800–1805)

Residents
  • Thomas Parr (1805–07)
  • Richard Parry (1808–10)
  • William Parker (1810–12)
  • George John Siddons (1812–18)

Lieutenant Governor
  • Thomas Stamford Raffles (1818–24)

Resident
  • John Prince (1824 – 1st of March 1825)

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

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