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perceptible exiting of small numbers over many years. But, over the long run, they accumulated into massive aggregate migrations – and indeed drained the countryside. This was achieved mainly by internal migration, but it also fed emigration. Three variants of the rural emigration process spring to mind: the Isle of Man, the Western Highlands of Scotland and Swaledale in North Yorkshire

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world

Furthermore, this does not include Liverpool’s long-standing Baltic and Mediterranean trade or the coastal trade with Ireland, the Isle of Man and London of course. 9 This demonstrates that Liverpool’s Atlantic trade was far more complicated than a simple dependence upon the slave trade, and indeed many ‘contemporaries must have regarded it as mainly a service necessary for the development of the generally

in The empire in one city?
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Quilliam was a direct descendent of Captain John Quilliam, RN, an officer who distinguished himself in the battle of Trafalgar and was one of the pallbearers at the funeral of Lord Horatio Nelson. 39 W. H. Quilliam was educated in Liverpool and King William’s College, Isle of Man. 40 He began working as a solicitor in 1878 and eventually had the largest advocacy practice

in The harem, slavery and British imperial culture
National origins, seafaring and the Christian impulse

– whether medievalist or modernist – was the Englishness of the empire’s origins. For medievalists, the constitutional origins of the English parliamentary tradition could be traced back to times of Anglo-Saxon settlement. So too, given ‘colonisation’ by the English of Anjou, Aquitaine, Gascony, Calais, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Wales, could pre-‘British empire’ examples of the

in Citizenship, Nation, Empire
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State, see Kilbracken, Reminiscences , 174–6. 6 Census data for 1881 comes from the 1881 British Census and National Index: England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, and Royal Navy , CD-ROM set (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

in ‘The better class’ of Indians
A study in language politics

‘portions’ – single books like Genesis – or entire Old and New Testaments. The society appointed translators of various nationalities, Protestant churches and missions, and published and sold the results at cheap prices. 2 The BFBS issued its first translation, a Mohawk edition of the Gospel of John, in 1805; continued with British languages, as in 1819, with an edition in Manx for the Isle of Man; and expanded throughout the British Empire, initially among sailors. 3 By

in Chosen peoples

House Farm Isle of Man Joseph Mylchreest 1887 South Africa Sixteen of the twenty-seven purchases were by men from South Africa. Clive Aslet writes that the ‘Randlords’ were ‘the twentieth-century nabobs. They would have gone to India had they been born a hundred and fifty years earlier, but by 1900 it was South Africa

in Country houses and the British Empire, 1700–1930
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Paul Greenhalgh

larger events in France or America, but the range was unusually exotic. A Somali Village featured, having already been to the Bradford Exhibition of 1904 and Dublin in 1907. It appeared for the last time in Britain as a holiday resort attraction in Douglas (Isle of Man) in 1912. 21 Apart from this well travelled group there was a tribe of Iroquois Indians from Canada, a Burmese village and theatre, a

in Ephemeral vistas

and the Matabele, but the arrangements fell through and a Somali village appeared instead. The Somalis reappear in Dublin in 1907 and seem to have done the rounds of the resorts, for they were an attraction in Douglas, Isle of Man, in 1912. Kiralfy’s White City Coronation Exhibitions of 1911 had an Iroquois village of Canadian Indians working at various trades and producing items for sale. There was also a Somali

in Propaganda and Empire

from those captured by British forces here, including: Wilhelm Kröpke, Mein Flucht aus englishcher Kriegsgefangenschaft 1916: Von Afrika über England nach Deutschland zur Flandern-Front (Flensburg, 1937), pp. 7–20; Otto Schimming, 13 Monate hinter dem Stacheldraht: Alexandra Palace, Knocakaloe, Isle of Man, Stratford (Stuttgart, 1919 ), pp

in The Germans in India