In that year, however, it was formally annexed to the British possessions as a crown colony.
The crown colony of Hongkong still continues to do an active trade.
The fortified promontory and town of Gibraltar, now a British crown colony, have long been objects of historical interest.
It is a British crown colony, with its own government and its own courts.
He was the model Governor of a crown colony, and the Crown rewarded him for his services.
It is to be financed by a loan, raised by the crown colony Agents, of 250,000.
Cape Colony also began as a crown colony, and followed nearly the same path.
Shortly afterwards, British Kaffraria was made a crown colony.
South Australia became an English crown colony; Melbourne founded.
Hong Kong, a British crown colony, lies directly opposite the river upon which Canton is situated.