A Medley of Articles

A Medley of Articles

Here can be read a small selection of articles published in Wirebird, our history magazine, up to 2009. There are many additional articles, several being of significant academic importance. The full list can be seen on our Publications pages

Only members of the Society can access all back copies with every article. We invite anyone who is interested in St Helena and its history to apply for full membership. This is available for a nominal fee. The Membership pages provide full details of the benefits of becoming a member and how to join.

 
Issue 2 - 1990 Trevor W. Hearl: The mahogany table mystery – a Napoleonic legend from St Helena
Issue 5 - 1992 Ian Mathieson: Meeting St Helena’s water demands
Issue 6 - 1992 Trevor W. Hearl: A meteoric career: James Francis Homagee, 1846-1919
Issue 7 - 1993 Trevor W. Hearl: Darwin’s island
Issue 8 - 1993 Trevor W. Hearl: The Huguenots of St Helena
Issue 12 - 1995 David Holt: The Real Shape of St Helena
Issue 12 - 1995 Stephen Royle & Tony Cross: Wilberforce John James Arnold, 1867-1925
Issue 12 - 1995 Trevor W. Hearl: St Helena's Early Baptists
Issue 15 - 1997 Stephen Royle: 'Alexander the Rat' - F. W. Alexander,  Chief Censor, Deadwood Camp, St Helena 
Issue 16 - 1997 David Holt: When St Helena Trembles - Some Reflections on the Earthquake History of the Island
Issue 16 - 1997 Alexander Schulenburg: Joao da Nova and the Lost Carrack
Issue 19 - 1999 Alexander Schulenburg: Myths of Settlement - St Helena and the Great Fire of London`
Issue 20 - 2000 David Holt: St Helena - Where have all the Beaches gone?
Issue 24 - 2002 Alexander Schulenburg: The Discovery of St Helena - The Search Continues
Issue 28 - 2004 Beau W. Rowlands: Ships at St Helena, 1502-1613
Issue 29 - 2004 Trevor W. Hearl: Derby Days' at Deadwood: Highlights of Horse-racing at St Helena - Part 1
Issue 30 - 2005 Trevor W. Hearl: Derby Days' at Deadwood: Highlights of Horse-racing at St Helena - Part 2
Issue 32 - 2006 Myrtle & Philip Ashmole: Discovery of the Endemic Invertebrates of St Helena and 'The Belgians'
Issue 33 - 2006 Bill Clements: Second World War Defences on St Helena
Issue 34 - 2007 Trevor W. Hearl: How Secure Was St Helena in 1815?
Issue 35 - 2007 Stephen A. Royle: A ‘Wicked’ Design: The St Helena Slave Rebellion of 1695
Issue 36 - 2008 Vince Thompson: St Helena’s Millennium Forest: A Symbol of the Fight to Defend Fragile Eco-Systems
Issue 37 - 2008 Ian Bruce: Thomas R. Bruce – The Life of a Saint (1862-1956)
Issue 38 - 2009 A.H. Schulenburg: Writing about St Helena: Purposes, motives and preparations