Barbados is thought to have been first visited by the Portuguese.
The southern section, influenced by its location, by the early settlers from Barbados, and by its trade connexions, was brought into rather more intimate relations with the island colonies and with the mother country.
Nothing definite can be said with regard to a rotation of crops Sea Island Cotton - Carolina Sea Island Florida „ „ Georgia „ Barbados „ „ Egyptian Cottons Yannovitch.
Barbados from 2000 to 5000; St Vincent 790 to 1533; St Kitts and Anguilla '000 to 1500 each; Antigua 700 to 1883.
In '724 Hermann Boernaave referred to the oleum terrae of Burma, and "Barbados tar" was then well known as a medicinal agent.
France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Sicily, Greece, Rumania, Turkey-in-Europe, Styria, Slavonia, Hungary, Transylvania, Galicia, Lower Austria, Wurttemberg, Brandenberg, West Prussia, Crimea, Kuban, Terek, Kutais, Tiflis, Elizabetpol, Siberia, Transcaspia, Mesopotamia, Persia, Assam, Burma, Anam, Japan, Philippine Islands, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Algeria, Egypt, British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, California, Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Barbados, Trinidad, Venezuela, Peru, South Australia, Victoria, New Zealand.
As early as 1671 George Fox when in Barbados counselled kind treatment of slaves and ultimate liberation of them.
An economical method of evaporation must be found.
BARBADOS, or Barbadoes, an island in the British West Indies.
The oldest rocks of Barbados, known as the Scotland series, are of shallow water origin, consisting of coarse grits, brown sandstones and sandy clays, in places saturated with petroleum and traversed by veins of manjak.
Climate, &c. - The climate of Barbados is pleasant.
Barbados is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.
During the Civil War in England many Royalists sought refuge in Barbados, where, under Lord Willoughby (who had leased the island from the earl of Carlisle), they offered stout resistance to the forces of the Commonwealth.
In the course of the American War of Independence Barbados again experienced great hardships owing to the restrictions placed upon the importation of provisions from the American colonies, and in 1778 the distress became so acute that the British government had to send relief.
Hurricanes are the scourge of Barbados, those of 1780, 1831, and 1898 being so disastrous as to necessitate relief measures on the part of the home government.
See Ligon, History of Barbados (1657); Oldmixon, British Empire in America (1741); A Short History of Barbados (1768); Remarks upon the Short History (1768); Poyer, History of Barbados (1808); Capt.
Indies (1827); Schomburgk, History of Barbados (1848); J.
Davis, The Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados (1887); J.
Stark, History and Guide to Barbados (1893); R.
Harrison, "The Geology of Barbados," Quart.
Harrison, "The Globigerina-marls and Basal Reef-rocks of Barbados," ibid.
The Geological and Physical Development of Barbados; with Notes on Trinidad," ibid.
Sir George Ayscue, who had lately returned from the West Indies, whither he had been sent to subdue the Royalist party in Barbados, had a sharp encounter with a Dutch convoy while on his way up Channel to the Downs, and had captured several prizes.
No census was taken in the former, or in Jamaica and Barbados, in 1901.
In 1671 he visited Barbados, Jamaica, and the American continent, and shortly after his return in 1673 he was, as has been already noted, apprehended in Worcestershire for attending meetings that were forbidden by the law.
Of Barbados and 85 m.
Barbados is dependent on Grenada for the majority of its firewood.
RENN DICKSON HAMPDEN (1793-1868), English divine, was born in Barbados, where his father was colonel of militia, in 1793, and was educated at Oriel College, Oxford.
There is, however, a common court of appeal for the group as well as for Barbados, composed of the chief justices of the respective islands, and there is also a common audit system, while the islands unite in maintaining certain institutions of general utility.
The Windward Islands, which, as a geographical division, properly include Barbados, derive their name from the fact that they are the most exposed of the Lesser Antilles to the N.E.
Equestre (Barbados lily), with yellowish-green flowers tipped with scarlet, has also given rise to several handsome forms; H.
In 1793 the see of Quebec was founded; Jamaica and Barbados followed in 1824, and Toronto and Newfoundland in 1839.
(7) The Church of the West Indies, i province of 8 dioceses, of which Barbados and the Windward Islands are at present united.