Pomeroon (colony)

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America.wikipedia
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Essequibo (colony)

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After early colonization attempts in the late 16th century were attacked by Spaniards and local Indians, the original inhabitants fled the interior of Guiana, founding the colony of Essequibo around Fort Kyk-Over-Al shortly after. The colonists fled with their commander Joost van der Hooge to an island on the Essequibo River, and started the new Essequibo colony there. Now the Pomeroon was part of the Dutch colony Essequibo and Demerara.
Essequibo was founded by colonists from the first Zeelandic colony, Pomeroon, which had been destroyed by Spaniards and local warriors around 1596.

Fort Kyk-Over-Al

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After early colonization attempts in the late 16th century were attacked by Spaniards and local Indians, the original inhabitants fled the interior of Guiana, founding the colony of Essequibo around Fort Kyk-Over-Al shortly after.
The Dutch faced their first serious attacks in 1665 when Major John Scott was sent by the Governor of Lord Willoughby, to invade the settlements in the Pomeroon.

Pomeroon River

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America.
In the 17th century, the Dutch founded a colony on the banks of the river.

Netherlands

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America. On the banks of the Pomeroon River Dutch colonists from Zeeland established a trading post in 1581.

Sugar plantations in the Caribbean

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America.

Colony

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America.

The Guianas

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America.

South America

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Pomeroon is the name of a former Dutch plantation colony on the Pomeroon River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America.

Zeeland

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On the banks of the Pomeroon River Dutch colonists from Zeeland established a trading post in 1581.

Essequibo River

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The colonists fled with their commander Joost van der Hooge to an island on the Essequibo River, and started the new Essequibo colony there.

Dutch West India Company

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A new, and more serious colonization attempt began 1650, when under the command of the Dutch West India Company, plantations were set up on which African slaves were forced to work.

France

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French privateers were a serious menace to the small colony.

Privateer

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French privateers were a serious menace to the small colony.

Demerara

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Now the Pomeroon was part of the Dutch colony Essequibo and Demerara.

Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1814

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At the London Convention of 1814 it was decided that Essequibo and Demerara (the Pomeroon River included) and Berbice had to be ceded to the United Kingdom, and they were made part of British Guiana in 1831.

United Kingdom

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At the London Convention of 1814 it was decided that Essequibo and Demerara (the Pomeroon River included) and Berbice had to be ceded to the United Kingdom, and they were made part of British Guiana in 1831.

British Guiana

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At the London Convention of 1814 it was decided that Essequibo and Demerara (the Pomeroon River included) and Berbice had to be ceded to the United Kingdom, and they were made part of British Guiana in 1831.

Surinam (Dutch colony)

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After the other Dutch colonies in the Guianas, i.e., Berbice, Essequibo, Demerara, and Pomeroon, were lost to the British in 1814, the remaining colony of Surinam was often referred to as Dutch Guiana, especially after 1831, when the British merged Berbice, Essequibo, and Demerara into British Guiana.

Everard im Thurn

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He later became a Stipendiary Magistrate in Pomeroon.

Suriname (Kingdom of the Netherlands)

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Using this term for Suriname is problematic, however, as historically Suriname was only one of many Dutch colonies in the Guianas, others being Berbice, Essequibo, Demerara, and Pomeroon, which after being taken over by the United Kingdom in 1814 were united into British Guiana in 1831.

Abraham Crijnssen

On April 17 Crijnssen had already left to liberated the Dutch colonies of Berbice, Essequibo and Pomeroon, but at arrival the learned that the English had already been expelled.

Dutch colonisation of the Guianas

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Using this term for Suriname is problematic, however, as historically Suriname was only one of many Dutch colonies in the Guianas, others being Berbice, Essequibo, Demerara, and Pomeroon, which after being taken over by the United Kingdom in 1814, were united into British Guiana in 1831.