Constitution Flag - It was a special flag produced solely for use at celebrations in connection with internal self-government in 1964
1869 - 1904
1904 - 1923
1923 - 1953
1953 - 1964
1964 - 1973
This badge was only used on the defaced Union Flag used by the Resident Commissioner.
This was the flag of the High Commissioner for Basutoland, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland.
Flag of the Royal East African Navy
The defaced Union Jack was the flag of the British Resident. The flag of Zanzibar was a plain red flag.
British East Africa
The top Blue Ensign with motto is correct but I can well imagine that some are also made without the motto.
British Indian Ocean Territory
(also found under 'I' for India)
British Solomon Islands
British Virgin Islands
British South Africa Company
The Empire to Commonwealth Project would like to thank David Prothero for his valuable help and assistance in ensuring accurate information is provided to our Members about the Colonial flags below. All the notes below have been kindly supplied by David Prothero.
Thanks also to James Alcock for his assistance in sections of the Colonial Ensigns.
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