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places of interest during the British period
Belgaum came under the control of the British in 1818 at the end of the 3rd Maratha War when the Maratha empire was broken up. It was the headquarters of Belgaum District in the Southern division of Bombay Presidency during the British period.
A cantonment was located there.
Modern name: Belgaum
Variants: Belgaon, Belgam
Siege of Belgaum 1818
St Mary's Church, Belgaum Bombay Diocesan Trust
- Photograph: Interior of Barrack Room, Belgaum 1860 and another view of the Interior of Barrack Room, Belgaum from this page of Prof Fran Pritchett’s Indian Routes website. Elsewhere these photographs are dated to between 1867 and 1870.
- Postcard: The Cantonment Garden, Belgaum The Army Children Archive (TACA).
- The Diary of Frederick Pendall, a member of the Norfolk regiment who was in Belgaum from March 1917 to March 1918. Now an archived webpage.
Historical books online
- Belgaum Town Imperial Gazetteer
- Belgaum Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency Vol XXI 1884
- Belgaum c 1827 page 412 The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle 1828 Google Books
- "London Missionary Society: Summary View of the Mission at Belgaum" page 360 Missionary Register for 1832, Church Missionary Society Google Books
- Belgaum September 1840 page 33 The Diary of Sergeant William Hall, …, late of Her Majesty’s Forty-First Regiment, containing The Incidents connected with two years campaign in Scinde and Affghanistan during the late War. c 1848 Google Books
- Belgaum page 450 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
- Sanitary report on the town of Belgaum dated 31 December 1868 Google Books
- Archaeological Survey of Western India : Report of the First Season's Operations in the Belgam and Kaladgi Districts: January to May 1874 by James Burgess 1874 Google Books
- My Year in an Indian Fort by Mrs Guthrie published 1877 Volume I, Volume II Archive.org
- Life in Western India by Mrs Guthrie published 1881 Volume I, Volume II Archive,org
- Page 184, Volume I relates to Belgaum.
- The author is stated to be Katharine [or more accurately Katherine] Blanche Guthrie. It appears she was staying in India with her daughter Margaret and her daughter's husband, Major William Augustus Gillespie, Staff Corps, Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General (for Musketry), Belgaum. It is stated his garden was the "finest in Belgaum".
- Frogsmile Barrack Room Belgaum Victorian Wars Forum 20 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014
- Page 155 An history of the original Parish of Whalley, and honor of Clitheroe, to which is subjoined an account of the Parish of Cartmell, Volume 2, 4th ed. rev. and enl. by Thomas Whitaker 1876 Archive.org.
- Page 414 The India List Civil and Military January 1876 Google Books.