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places of interest during the British period
Dacca was the headquarters of Dacca District in the division of the same name in Bengal Province during the British period. It was part of Eastern Bengal and Assam Province during the temporary Partition of Bengal in 1905. It is now the capital of the independent state of Bangladesh.
Modern name: Dhaka
- BACSA (British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia) cemetery publications is
- Bangladesh Burials : Monumental Inscriptions in Dhaka and other Cemeteries by Susan Farrington, 2012, 205pp
- The third volume of the author’s trilogy on European graves in Bangladesh, with numerous illustrations, cemetery plans and 2 maps
- See BACSA Books.
- BACSA have put the indexes to these cemetery books online and these indexes are free to browse. If an indexed name is of interest then application can be made to BACSA for details of the relevant burial inscription - charges apply for this service
- Narinda Christian Cemetery, Dacca, contains many photographs. Blog called Revisiting the Past – Zyma Islam. Scroll down to the oldest blog which is at the bottom of the page.
- Details of the book Armenian Graves, Inscriptions and Memorials in India: Dacca 1722-1977 by Liz Chater 2011
- Church of Bangladesh has its headquarters in Dhaka
- "The Christian Community" by Reema Islam. Christianity in Bangladesh .Select page 6. The Weekend Tribune: The Dhaka Tribune Volume 2, Issue 31, December 19, 2014
- "Glimpses of the Greek Community from the Dhaka University Gravestones" by Helen AbadzI academia.edu. This title is also available on elinepa.org
Historical books online
- Dacca City Imperial Gazetteer
- Dacca District Imperial Gazetteer of India Volume 11, page 106.
- The Romance of an Eastern Capital by F B Bradley-Birt, Indian Civil Service 1906 Archive.org. Also available World Digital Library Library of Congress with different coloured images. Click on image to read online.