82nd Regiment of Foot

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This page is part of the Family History in India website, which is designed to help people trace their British and European ancestry in colonial India. This particular webpage is a very brief history of H.M. 82th Regiment of Foot (South Lancashire Regiment), focussing entirely on its time in India. The information herein is obtained from a number of sources, including :

The Queen's Own Highlanders History published by the 78th Regiment

In Search of the Forlorn Hope : A Comprehensive Guide to Locating British Regiments and their Records by John Kitzmiller ISBN 0961926031

The Colonial Wars Source Book by Philip Haythornthwaite ISBN 1854091964

British Army Pensioners Abroad by Norman K. Crowder ISBN 0806314605

Brief History

1842 Jamaica

1857 Indian Mutiny (see History of the 88th Regiment of Foot)

1861 Moradabad and Shahjehanpore

1861 Delhi (exchanged stations with the 88th Foot in 1861)

1869 Bombay