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Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the North-Western Provinces of India

Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the North-Western Provinces of India by Edwin T Atkinson and others 1874-1886.

  • Volume I. Bundelkhand. 1874
  • Volume II-III. Meerut division. 1875-76
  • Volume IV. Agra division : Part I. 1876
  • Volume V. Rohilkhand division. Pt. 1. 1879
  • Volume VI. Cawnpore / F.N. Wright. Gorakhpur / E.B. Alexander. Basti / H.C. Conybeare. 1881
  • Volume VII. Farukhabad and Agra / chiefly comp. by H.C. Conybeare and ed. by E.T. Atkinson and F.H. Fisher. 1884
  • Volume VIII. Pt. I. Muttra / H.C. Conybeare, F.A. Fisher and J.P. Hewett. Pt. II. Allahabad / comp. by C.D. Steel, and ed. by F.H. Fisher and J.P. Hewett. Pt. III. Fatehpur / J.P. Hewett. 1884
  • Volume IX. Pt. I. Sháhjahánpur / F.H. Fisher. Pt. II. Moradabad / F.H. Fisher. Pt. III. Ráinpur / comp. by Azím-ud-dín Khán and ed. by F.H. Fisher. 1883
  • Volumes X-XII The Himálayan districts of the North-western Provinces of India / E.T. Atkinson. vol. I-III. 1882-86
  • Volume XIII. Pt. I. Azamgarh / F.H. Fisher. Pt. II. Gházipur / comp. by J.E. Gill and ed. by F.H. Fisher. Pt. III. Ballia / comp. by D.T. Roberts and A. Robinson and ed. by F.H. Fisher. 1883-84
  • Volume XIV. Pt. I. Benares / F.H. Fisher and J.P. Hewett. Pt. II. Mirzapur / comp. by W.G. Jackson and ed. by F.H. Fisher. Pt. III. Jaunpur / J.P. Hewett. 1883-84

Bengal District Gazetteers

Each district gazetteer is in two parts: A, descriptive; B, Statistical tables

The following volume numbers are based on information from the British Library’s Manuscripts and Archives catalogue, where two inconsistencies were noted. Also there is the possibility that this series of numbers is a British Library internal classification.

Some volumes, when republished in a second edition, were published 1917-33 in a series Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer, and these have been noted. There was a later series of Bihar District Gazetteers c 1957.

  • Volume 1 Shahabad. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 2 Cuttack, Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 3 Gaya
  • Volume 4 Muzaffarpur
  • Volume 5 Darjeeling
  • Volume 6 Darbhanga
  • Volume 7 Balasore
  • Volume 8 Patna. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 9 Palamau. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 10 Champaran. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 11 Angul
  • Volume 12 Saran. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 13 Puri. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 14 Bankura
  • Volume 15 Khulna
  • Volume 16 Sambalpur. 2nd edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 18 Howrah
  • Volume 19 Birbhum
  • Volume 20 Singhbhum, Saraikela and Kharsawan
  • Volume 21 Feudatory States of Orissa
  • Volume 22 Santal Parganas 2nd edition Bihar District Gazetteer
  • Volume 23 Burdwan
  • Volume 24 Nadia
  • Volume 25 Purnea
  • Volume 26 Midnapore
  • Volume 27 Bhagalpur
  • Volume 27 Monghyr. Revised edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Volume 28 Manbhum
  • Volume 29 Hooghly
  • Volume 30 Jessore
  • Volume 31 24-Parganas
  • Volume 32 Murshidabad
  • Volume 33 Rajshahi
  • Volume 34 Mymensingh
  • Volume 35 Malda
  • Volume 36 Bakarganj
  • Volume 37 Pabna
  • Volume 38 Faridpur

Volume number not known

  • Chota Nagpur Tributary States
  • Hazaribagh. Subsequent edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer
  • Ranchi. Subsequent edition Bihar and Orissa District Gazetteer

There are catalogue references on the Hathi Trust Digital Library up to Volume 53A and 54B

Eastern Bengal District Gazetteers or Eastern Bengal And Assam District Gazetteers

  • Volume 1 Chittagong
  • Volume 1 Chittagong Hill Tracts. This is a different publication
  • Volume 3 Tippera
  • Volume 4 Noakhali
  • Volume 5 Dacca
  • Volume 10 Dinajpur
  • Volume 11 Jalpaiguri
  • Volume 12 Rangpur
  • Volume 13 Bogra

Assam District Gazetteers

Published 1905-1928, Volumes 1-10 by B.C. Allen, 1905-06; Volume 11 written anonymously, 1928.

  • Volume 1. Cachar
  • Volume 2. Sylhet
  • Volume 3. Goalpara
  • Volume 4. Kamrup
  • Volume 5. Darrang
  • Volume 6. Nowgong
  • Volume 7. Sibsagar
  • Volume 8. Lakhimpur
  • Volume 9. Naga Hills and Manipur
  • Volume 10. The Khasi and Jainta Hills, the Garo Hills and the Lashai Hills
  • Volume 11. The Sadiya and Balipara Frontier Tract

Central Provinces District Gazetteers

Central Provinces District Gazetteers and Central Provinces and Berar District Gazetteers

  • Akola [West Berar]
  • Amraoti (Amravati) [East Berar]
  • Balaghat
  • Betul
  • Bhandara
  • Bilaspur
  • Buldana
  • Chanda
  • Chhattisgarth Feudatory States
  • Chhindwara
  • Damoh
  • Drug
  • Hoshangabad
  • Jubbulpore
  • Mandla district
  • Nagpur
  • Narsinghpu
  • Nimar
  • Raipur
  • Saugor
  • Seoni
  • Wardha
  • Yeotmal.

Madras District Gazetteers

Most District Gazetteers are in two parts: Volume I descriptive; Volume II Statistical Appendix.

  • Anantapur
  • Anjengo
  • North Arcot
  • South Arcot
  • Bellary
  • Chingleput
  • Chittoor
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuddapah
  • Ganjam
  • Godavari (East)
  • West Godavari
  • Guntur
  • Kistna [Krishna]
  • Kurnool
  • Madura
  • Malabar
  • Nellore
  • Nilgiri
  • Ramnad
  • Salem
  • South Canara
  • Tanjore
  • Tinnevelly
  • Trichinopoly
  • Vizagapatam

Punjab District Gazetteers

Most District Gazetteers are in two parts: A, descriptive; B, Statistical tables

The following listed are Part A (descriptive) volumes, or where it is not known whether the volume is Part A or Part B, with known dates of editions. (which may be approximate)

The first series was issued 1883-84, sometimes called the Ibbetson series, with revised editions in the 1890s. These series were not numbered.
Ambala--Amritsar--Bannu--Delhi--Dera Ghazi Khan--Dera Ismail Khan-- Ferozepore--Gujranwala--Gujrat—Gurdaspur--Gurgaon--Hazara—Hisar --Hoshiarpur--Jalandhar (Jullundur)--Jhang-- Jhelam--Kangra, v.2. (Kangra Proper and Vol II Kulu, Lahaul, and Spiti)--Karnal—Kohat—Lahore-- Ludhiana--Montgomery--Mooltan (Multan)--Muzaffargarh--Peshawar--Rawalpindi--Rohtak--Shahpur—Sialkot-Simla

A new series was issued in c 1904, with later editions in the 1920s and 1930s.

Volume numbers are mainly from the British Library catalogue. Different Districts appear to have the same volume number.

  • Volume 2 Hissar District and Loharu State 1904, 1915
  • Volume 3 Dujana State 1904
Rohtak District 1910
  • Volume 4 Gurgaon District 1910
  • Volume 5 Delhi District 1912
  • Volume 6 Karnal District 1918
  • Volume 7 Ambala District 1923-24
Multan District 1923-24
Kangra District 1924-25 [Part I]
  • Volume 8 Simla District 1904
Simla Hill States 1910, 1934
  • Volume 9 Sirmur State 1904; 1934 (unnumbered)
  • Volume 10 Kangra District 1904
  • Volume 11
  • Volume 12 Mandi and Suket States 1904; 1920
  • Volume 13 Hoshiarpur 1904
Jhelum Supplement 1905
  • Volume 14 Jullundur District and Kapurthala State 1904
  • Volume 15 Ludhiana District and Malerkotla State 1904
  • Volume 16 Faridkot State 1907.
Possibly also Ferozepore c 1907
Possibly Gujranwala District c 1936
  • Volume 17 Phulkian States: Patiala, Jind and Nabha 1904. Title is Punjab States Gazetteers
  • Volume 18 Montgomery District 1933 revised edition
  • Volume 19
  • Volume 20 Amritsar District 1914
  • Volume 21 Gurdaspur District 1914
  • Volume 22 Chamba State 1904
  • Volume 23 Sialkot District 1920
  • Volume 24 Gujranwala District 1935
  • Volume 25 Gujrat District 1921
  • Volume 26 Possibly Shahpur
  • Volume 27 Jhelum 1904; Supplement 1905, but coded Volume 13
  • Volume 28 Rawalpindi District 1907
  • Volume 29 Attock District 1907; 1930
  • Volume 30 Ferozepore District 1915
Mianwali District 1915
Lahore District 1916
Kangra District 1917 Part II Kulu and Saraj; Part III Lahul; P...
Shahpur District 1917
  • Volume 31 Chenab Colony 1904
  • Volume 32 Jhang District 1908; 1929
  • Volume 33 Multan - Statistical Tables, Volume B 1904
  • Volume 34 Muzaffargarh District 1908, 1916, 1929
  • Volume 35
  • Volume 36 Bahawalpur State 1904
  • Volume 37
  • Volume 38 Kapurthala State 1933
  • Volume 39
  • Volume 40 Faridkot State 1935
Nabha State 1936
  • Volume 43 Jind State 1933
  • Unnunbered Khaneti State 1936

Punjab Canal Gazetteers

Punjab Canal Gazetteers

  • Volume 1 Lower Jhelum Canal 1920
  • Volume 2 The Triple Canals (Upper Jhelum Canal, Upper Chenab Canal and Lower Bari Doab Canal). 1922

North-West Frontier Province District Gazetteer

For earlier editions, see Punjab District Gazettteers. Also the publication Gazetteer of the North-West Frontier : from Bajaur and the Indus Kohistan on the north, to the Mari Hills on the south edited by A. l'E. Holmes 1887.

The following details are from the British Library catalogue for North-West Frontier Province District Gazetteer. List may be incomplete.

  • Bannu District 1907
  • Hazara District 1908
  • Kurram Agency 1908
  • Peshawar District 1931

District Gazetteers of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh

District Gazetteers of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, compiled and edited by H.R. Nevill, published 1903-1936. These volumes are available at the British Library

Many volumes are available to read online on the Digital Library of India website. Some of the volumes are catalogued by volume number only, using Roman numerals, which are explained here

The titles may include the word District. For at least some of the place names there appear to be multiple volumes , A, B, C, and D. There were also Supplementary Notes and Statistics published at later dates, from c 1916 onwards. The titles appear to be as follows:

  • Volume 1 Dehra Dun
  • Volume 2 Saharanpur
  • Volume 3 Muzaffarnagar
  • Volume 4 Meerut
  • Volume 5 Bulandshahr
  • Volume 6 Aligarh
  • Volume 7 Muttra
  • Volume 8 Agra
  • Volume 9 Farrukhabad
  • Volume 10 Mainpuri
  • Volume 11 Etawah
  • Volume 12 Etah
  • Volume 13 Bareilly
  • Volume 14 Bijnor
  • Volume 15 Badaun
  • Volume 16 Moradabad
  • Volume 17 Shahjahanpur
  • Volume 18 Pilibhit
  • Volume 19 Cawnpore
  • Volume 20 Fatehpur
  • Volume 21 Banda
  • Volume 22 Hamirpur
  • Volume 23 Allahabad
  • Volume 24 Jhansi
  • Volume 25 Jalaun
  • Volume 26 Benares
  • Volume 27 Mirzapur
  • Volume 28 Jaunpur
  • Volume 29 Ghazipur
  • Volume 30 Ballia
  • Volume 31 Gorakhpur
  • Volume 32 Basti
  • Volume 33 Azamgarh
  • Volume 34 Naini Tal
  • Volume 35 Almora
  • Volume 36 British Garhwal
  • Volume 37 Lucknow
  • Volume 38 Unao
  • Volume 39 Rai Bareli
  • Volume 40 Sitapur
  • Volume 41 Hardoi
  • Volume 42 Kheri
  • Volume 43 Fyzabad
  • Volume 44 Gonda
  • Volume 45 Bahraich
  • Volume 46 Sultanpur
  • Volume 47 Partabgarh
  • Volume 48 Bara Banki

Burma Gazetteer: District Series

Published 1906-1907 and 1910-1935, as Part A and/or Part B: Part A, descriptive; part B, tables. There were twenty six Part A District editions published. [1]

  • Akyab District. Volume A
  • Amherst District. Volume A.
  • Northern Arakan District (or Arakan Hill Tracts). Volume A.
  • Bassein District. Volume A
  • Bhamo District.
  • Lower Chindwin District, Upper Burma.
  • Upper Chindwin District. Volume A.
  • Henzada District. Volume A
  • Insein District. Volume A.
  • Kyaukse District. Volume A.
  • Mandalay District. Volume A
  • Maubin District. Volume A
  • Mergui District. Volume A.
  • Myitkyina District. Volume A
  • Pakokku District. Volume A
  • Pegu District. Volume A
  • Ruby Mines District. Volume A
  • Salween District. Volume A
  • Sandoway District. Volume A
  • Shwebo District. Volume A
  • Syriam District. Volume A.
  • Tharrawaddy District. Volume A.
  • Thaton District. Volume A
  • Thayetmyo District. Volume A
  • Toungoo District. Volume A.
  • Yamethin District. Volume A

References

  1. British Confidential and Official Print, 1826-1949