Hyderabad, Sind

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Hyderabad, Sind
Hyderabad fort 1845.gif
Presidency: Bombay
Coordinates: 25.390107°N 68.354214°E
Altitude: 13 m (43 ft)
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Place Name: Hyderabad
State/Province: Sindh
Country: Pakistan
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Hyderabad was the seat of government for the ruling families of Sind in the 18th and 19th centuries. During the British period it was the headquarters of Hyderabad District and the capital of the Sind division of Bombay Presidency until the 1840s when it was shifted to Karachi. See Bombay Districts.

It was the location of a cantonment, with a barracks known as Napier Barracks.[1]

Military history

Sind Campaign 1842-43
Battle of Hyderabad 1843
Battle of Dubba 1843
Battle of Meeanee 1843


Historical books online

  • "Hyderabad City" Imperial Gazetteer of India Volume 13, page 321.
  • "Hyderabad (Scinde)" page 470 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864 Archive.org


  1. Lane, Trudy Mortimer L.D. Rootsweb India Mailing List 23 January 2001. Retrieved 15 January 2015