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A cantonment was located there.
Dagshai together with Kasauli and Subathu, were hill depots created by the British Army in the mid-19th c for the families and some of the troops to escape to in the hot weather which was so unhealthy in the plains. They are on the ridges of wooded hills about 20 kms into the Himalayas on the road between Chandigarh and Simla. Kasauli is the major town in the area.
Dagshai, Dugshai, Dugshaie
- St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
- St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery (For link to details of memorials see FIBIS Resources above)
- Dagshai Wikipedia
- St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Dagshai, (a download to your computer which you may need to locate in the downloads folder), part of the Catholic Diocese of Shimla-Chandigarh, a volunteer news item from the Gravestone Photographic Resource. A researcher advised he was able to obtain a copy of a record from the baptismal register of this church, in respect of a relative born 1917, from the parish priest.
- Churches and Cemeteries of Himachal Pradesh, now an archived webpage, from Himachal Tourism has sections on Dagshai, Kasauli and Subathu , in addition to Simla and other towns.
- A piece of love falls prey to superstition by Jagmeet Y. Ghuman November 14, 2007 Hill Post. About Dagshai Cemetery
- "Dagshai’s ‘Mem ki qabr’ gets a fresh lease of life" by Man Aman Singh Chhina June 24, 2017 The Indian Express.
- Dagshai of yore and now by Maniki Deep Saturday 17 October 1998 tribuneindia.com
- A neglected reminder of the Raj by Romesh Dutt 6 February 1999 tribuneindia.com
- The dark secret of Dagshai by Malvika K. Singh Sunday, 23 September 2012 www.tribuneindia.com "The little-known cantonment town has a cellular jail and museum..."
- "Time stands still in this little hamlet situated in the heart of the Himalayas" by Chitvan Singh Dhillon October 15, 2016. SundayGuardianLive
- Postcard: Dagshai. Married Quarters stamps-auction.com
- "The Forgotten Shaheeds of Dagshai" by K S Sarkaria. Contains mention of the Prison, the Gallows and the Boer Prisoner of War Camp, where there were about 290 prisoners. There is also a photograph of Dagshai taken by one of the Boer POWs, C. Lonn
Historical books online
- "Dugshai" page 156 A Guide to Simla: With a Descriptive Account of the Neighbouring Sanitaria, Subathoo, Dugshaie, Sunawur, Kussowlie, Kotegurh, Chini, &c., &c., &c by W H Carey 1870 Google Books
- "Dagshai" page 118 Punjab District Gazetteers Volume VIII A. Simla District 1904 Archive.org
- "Dagshai, Simla Hills" by Major J E M Boyd RAMC page 129 Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, Volume 44 Jan.-June 1925. Archive.org