Settlement 1754 – 1777

Colonel Robert J Gordons impression of the Postholders house, 1977.
By 1777, the settlement had grown to include the Postholder’s house, long low buildings next to it for convicts and utility buildings such as a smithy on the right.The kramat, a muslim religious shrine, was built on the west side in honour of Prince Pangerau Chakra Deningrat of Madura who died on the Island in 1754.

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