Colonial Law in Africa, 1808-1919

Volumes

10 volumes in Colonial Law in Africa, 1808-1919

Kenya, 1899-1919

The first Gazette for Kenya was published in 1899. The contents of these gazettes included a focus on laws and legal changes from the beginning. Lists of officers and announcements relating to them were also included. Shipping arrival and departure records, as well as related taxes, are present from the...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73266A
  • Keyword:  african politics government colonial

Nigeria (Lagos), 1887- 1919

The first Gazette for Nigeria was published after the Royal Jubilee in 1887. Early editions covered the 'Colony of Lagos'; the Gazette's name then changed as the colony grew. Some names of officers and occasionally other employees too, are present from the first edition. Legal content includes High Court judgments,...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73266B
  • Keyword:  african politics government colonial

Zambia (Northern Rhodesia), 1899-1919

The first of these gazettes was published in 1899; it was known as the 'British Central Africa Gazette' until the end of 1902. This Gazette's title would continue to change as the colony's borders did. Scattered references to officers are present from 1899, but regular records of appointments and departures...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73266C
  • Keyword:  african politics government colonial

Malawi (Nyasaland), 1899-1919

The first of these gazettes was published in 1899; it was titled the 'British Central Africa Gazette' until the end of 1906. Despite the name, the gazettes of Malawi and Zambia were separated for the start of 1903. Scattered references to officers are present from 1899, but records of appointments...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73266D
  • Keyword:  african politics government colonial
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