Bombay (Presidency)

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An administrative subdivision of British India. The Bombay Presidency covered much of western and central India, as well as parts of Pakistan and the Arabian Peninsula.

See Presidencies in the Beginners' Guide.


External Links

Historical Books Online

Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency
All volumes are from, except Volume 7


  • A Gazetteer of the Province of Sind by AW Hughes 1876
  • The following volumes are available to read online on the Digital Library of India website: Gazetteer of the Province of Sind by EH Aitken 1907. This contains matters of a permanent character and general interest. ('A' volume) There are also additional 'B' volumes (probably seven) containing statistical tables and matters of local interest, published in 1919 and 1926-1928. The first six are available to read online on DLI
Volume I- Karachi District, 1919, Volume II- Hyderabad District 1927, Volume III -Sukkur District 1928 (catalogued as b vol.iii (karachi district)), Volume IV- Larkana District 1927, Volume V- Nawabshah District 1926, Volume VI-Thar and Parkar District 1926 (Not available online: B Volume VII Upper Sind Frontier District, but it is probably available at the British Library).