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My original email with the title above (sent in error to the India List) was about a book
"The Desert Route to India : being the journals of four travellers by the great desert caravan route between Aleppo and Basra, 1745-1751" edited by Douglas Carruthers 1929. Accounts by William Beawes, Gayland Roberts, Bartholomew Plaisted, John Carmichael.
There is now a digital book file at the Internet Archive (Archive.org) which you can either read online or download.
Would anyone on the List have or know of where I might find information on
the names of ships that ferried refugees from Rangoon to Calcutta in 1941
prior to the Japanese invasion, possibly May or June 1941. I am
looking for a ship that carried the Cornelius, Cecil, teacher, Maisie,
and infants, John, 3yrs and David [me], 18 months. Unfortunately, anyone
that I could ask is now dead.
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His will was in 1845 but I have also found this on Google Books.
The chapel of St Francis Xavier and the presbytery, built in 1816 by Major Freeman were handed over to Fr Thevenet in 1854 by Dr. Freeman, the son of the founder. Developments in Aurangabad : ln 1848, Fr Thevenet obtained from the.....
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Looking though my 3 x grandfathers Major Charles Freemans will I see that he built this....
Chapel of St Francis Xavier and the presbytery in Aurangabad.
Would this still exist? I have looked around but not found anything. Any ideas on how I can find some history on it.
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Just seen you email re Arthur Hogue/family tree. He is my great great great grand father - so if you want to follow up I have more info etc. I have found his wife plaque in a Church near Bristol.
I am keen to swap info.
I agree, but I do wish they would improve their awful, clumsy, infuriating navigation and display.
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:25:32 +0100
From: "David Railton" <railton.david(a)btinternet.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>>
Subject: [INDIA] Calcutta Gazette
To: <INDIA(a)rootsweb.com <mailto:INDIA@rootsweb.com>>, "INDIA-BRITISH-RAJ"
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Calcutta Gazette (1784-1814) now on-line at British Newspaper Archive. Let
us hope that this is the first of many from the British Newspaper Archive's
extensive collection of newspapers from British India.