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Modern name: Nagpur
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places of interest during the British period
Nagpur was the headquarters of Nagpur District in the Nagpur Division of Central Provinces during the British period. It was the capital of Central Provinces and the leading industrial & commercial town in the centre of India. It was the terminus station for both the Great Indian Peninsula Railway and the Bengal-Nagpur Railway
The cantonment at Nagpur was at Seetabuldee (Sitabardi, Sitabuldi) and there was a major cantonment in the vicinity at Kamptee.
- Battle of Seetabuldee November 1817
- Siege of Nagpore December 1817
Modern name: Nagpur
Variants: Nagpore, Nagpoor.
- All Saints Church, Seetabuldee. In existence in 1869.
- Ajni Nagpur Railway Colony Railways of the Raj
- "Man who sailed up the ganges and died in Nagpur" by Shishir Arya Sep 27, 2019 The Times of India, Nagpur City. George Forster spent his last years at Nagpur as the East India Company’s envoy at the Bhonsla king’s court from 1788 to 1791, where he died at the age of 39, reportedly of fever.
Historical books online
- An Atlas of the Southern Part of India 1854 Archive.org
- Nagpur City Imperial Gazetteer of India v18 p318
- Early European Travellers In The Nagpur Territories. Reprinted from Old Records 1930 Archive.org. Accounts of five Journeys by T Motte in 1766 (page 1), by Leckie in 1790, (page 51 and page 74), Captain J T Blunt in 1795 (page 91), and an unknown author in 1799 (page 175). No author appears on the title page of the book, however the author is catalogued as Narendrachandra Vedantatirtha. Note there is an unconnected book which follows the last page of the title, page 229.
- Nagpore page 298 The Bengal and Agra Annual Guide and Gazetteer for 1842 Volume II Google Books
- The Wild Sports of India; with remarks on the breeding and rearing of horses, and the formation of light irregular cavalry by Captain Henry Shakespear, Commandant Nagpore Irregular Force. 1860 Google Books
- Report upon the military cantonments of Kamptee and Seetabuldee by J L Ranking, Surgeon Major, Sanitary Commissioner for Madras 1869 Archive.org
- Central Provinces District Gazetteers: Nagpur District Transcription of 1908 edition. nagpur.nic.in/gazetteer
- The Battle of Seetabuldee, Nagpore, East India Coloured aquatint by Orme, after Bayley. Brown University Library. Shows the landscape of the surrounding area.
- ↑ Malone, Heather. Baptisms in Kamptee and Seetabuldee Rootsweb India Mailing List 26 November 1999. Retrieved 9 July 2019.