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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 28.35323°N, 79.40937°E
Altitude: 166 m (545 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Bareilly
State/Province: Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
Transport links
Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway
Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway
Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway
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Bareilly, situated on the Ramganga river 812 miles northwest of Calcutta by rail, was the headquarters of Bareilly District in the Bareilly Division of United Provinces during the British period. There was a cantonment.

Bareilly was an important junction on the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway and a terminus for the metre gauge lines of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India and Rohilkund and Kumaon Railways.

Spelling variants

Modern name: Bareilly
Variants: Bareli

Military history

Battle of Bareilly 1858

FIBIS Resources

Transcriptions of gravestones in Bareilly Cemetery FIBIS Database


  • Christ Church, consecrated February 11, 1840[1]
  • Stephen's Church, consecrated in 1862 [2]

External links


  1. "List of Churches in the Diocese of Calcutta" page 443 The Bengal and Agra Annual Guide and Gazetteer for 1842 Volume I Google Books
  2. Page 254 Handbook of the Bengal Presidency. With an account of Calcutta City by Edward E Eastwick, published by John Murray 1882