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places of interest during the British period
Jubbulpore was the headquarters of Jubbulpore District in the Jubbulpore Division of Central Provinces during the British period.
The town was the meeting point in 1871 for the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (616 miles from Bombay) and the East Indian Railway (220 miles from Allahabad), and the completion of the first Bombay-Calcutta trunk railway line.
It had large Railway Workshops, employed a large number of people to work the railway and was an important Railway Colony.
There was a cantonment at Jubbulpore.
It is the location of the Gun Carriage Factory, the oldest Ordnance factory in Central India, commenced 1904.
Modern name: Jabalpur
Variants: Jubbulpore, Jubbalpore, Jubbelpore, Jubblepore, Jabbalpore, Jabbelpore, Jabbulpore, Juppulpore, Juppalpore
- Images of Jubbulpore in FIBIS Gallery
- Jabalpur Cemeteries FIBIS database. Includes Bilhari Cantonment Cemetery with images available. (Cemeteries Project, donation basis)
- Jubbulpore City Imperial Gazetteer of India
- About Jubbulpore (click through to 4 pages) gokuldas.com
- Gun Carriage Factory Jabalpur Wikipedia.
- Photograph: Jubbalpore, Central India. Hotel c 1860 British Library Online Gallery
- Image: Invitation to a banquet at Jubbulpore to mark the opening of the North East Extension of the G I P Railway March 1870. Includes the wording: "Tents will be provided but visitors should bring their own bedding…" Image 104 History of great indian railways by Aish Warya slideshare.net. Scroll down for the contents of the slideshow. Note the description for some image numbers does not match the image.
- Jubbulpore Cantonment Cemetery Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Contains a link to the burial records.
- "Dead & buried, and remembered too" by Shishir Arya, July 9, 2011 The Times of India. Mathura Pershad and Co. Jubbelpore provided many of the gravestones in Jubbelpore in the days of the British Raj.
- Postcards: Hugh Rose Barracks, Jubbulpore and cantonment gardens, Jubbulpore. Scroll down to the section titled Jubbulpore. The Army Children Archive (TACA)
- Nairne Barracks, Jubbulpore 5 December 1914. From the diary of Sgt Frank William Critchley, 1st/3rd Kent Battery, Royal Artillery. www.voyagetoindia.co.uk
- Jabalpur Cantonment Board History
- Jabalpur: Where Snooker was conceived, now an archived webpage. It is generally accepted that a Colonel Sir Neville Chamberlain (no relation to the World War II Prime Minister) conceived the game in the British Army Officer's Mess in Jubbulpore, India, in 1875.
Historical books online
- Jubbulpore page 395 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
- Annual reports on the working of the lock hospitals in the Central Provinces [ID: 75107675]] Reports cover 1876-1889. National Library of Scotland .Contains reports from Jubblepore eg page 28 (file page 37) "Report On The Lock Hospital, Jubbulpore, 1876".
- "Railway Colonies in India" by John Alton Price, now an archived page.