|Presidency: Madras Presidency|
|Altitude:||411.2 metres (1,349 ft)|
|Present Day Details|
|Madras Railway, which became South Indian Railway|
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places of interest during the British period
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The station at this town was on the Madras Railway which became the South Indian Railway broad gauge (BG) 'Jalarpet-Mangalore Mainline'.The major railway junction of Podanur, with a railays workshop, was situated four miles to the southeast.
Siege of Coimbatore 1791
British Evacuee Camp, WW2
Churches and Cemeteries
- See external links
- Coimbatore Imperial Gazetteer
- "Memories of Coimbatore: Another time, another place" by Subha J Rao May 3, 2011 thehindu.com.
- Sir Robert Stanes. Businessman and founder of Stanes European School in 1862, now known as Stanes Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School. wikipedia.org
- Churches and Cemeteries
- The western sentinel of Race Course by Pheroze L. Vincent Dec 24, 2009 The Hindu. CSI All Souls' Church built 1872.
- Photograph: All Souls' Church, Coimbatore flickr.com
- St Michael’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Coimbatore Consecrated 1867
- Catholic Churches in Coimbatore
- Inscriptions on Graves and Monuments in Coimbatore Cemeteries fromList Of Inscriptions On Tombs Or Monuments in Madras by J Cotton (archive.org)
- British Library Catalogue indicates a Coimbatore District cemeteries register is held under reference IOR/R/4/625
- Gass Forest Museum Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding. The first institution housing exhibits that were related to Forestry in India.
Historical books online
- Coimbatore page 57 The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 68 1847. Google Books. The cantonment was classified as one of the "Stations on the Plains between the sea coast and the mountain ranges"