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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 26.7588°N 83.3697°E
Altitude: 83 m (272 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Gorakhpur
State/Province: Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
Transport links
Bengal and North-Western Railway (B&NWR)
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places of interest during the British period
[xxxxx Gorakhpur]

Gorakhpur was the headquarters of Gorakhpur District in the Gorakhpur Division of United Provinces during the British period.

Gorakhpur was the location of the Bengal and North-Western Railway (B&NWR) workshops .
See B&NWR Railway Workshops

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Gorakhpur
Variants: Goruckpore

Military history

Battle of Goruckpore 1858

External links

Gorakhpur City Imperial Gazetteer

Historical books online

  • Anecdotes and Reminiscences of Service in Bengal [by A. L. M. Phillips (Alfred Lisle March Phillips) 1878] Google Books. He arrived in India in 1846 and retired 1873. He was appointed Judge at Goruckpore, close to the Himalayas, late 1870 (page 191).