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places of interest during the British period
Meerut was the headquarters of Meerut District in the Meerut Division of United Provinces during the British period. It was the location of an important military garrison.
Meerut, Meerutt, Miruth, Merat, Mirat.
Mutiny at Meerut May 1857
- Photograph of St John's Garrison Church - Meerut - 1822 taken in 2009 flickr.com (also see image in info box)
- Photograph of St Joseph's Church - Meerut – 1826 taken in 2009 flickr.com
- Photograph of St Paul's Methodist Church - Meerut – 1924 taken in 2009 flickr.com
- FIBIS RESOURCES
- BACSA (British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia) cemetery publications are
- Meerut: The First Sixty Years (1815-1875) by Alan Harfield, 1992 MIs and burial registers. Also a complete listing of the British and Indian regiments there along with a history of the garrison.
- Meerut Part II (1876-1939) by Alan Harfield, 1999 MIs and Burial Registers of Cantonment Cemetery; also Race Course Cemetery and Military Memorials.
- 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.
- "Meerut City" Imperial Gazetteer
- General View Royal Field Artillery (R.F.A.) Barracks, Meerut 1910 Postcard from Images of Asia
- The Catholic Diocese of Meerut
- "The Great Upsurge of 1857: Historical sites in Meerut Cantonment" by Dr Amit Pathak, Issue Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 Indian Defence Review.
- "On the 160th Anniversary of the 1857 Uprising, Meet the Meerut Historian Keeping the Story Alive" by Sunaina Kumar 10 May 2017 thewire.in
- "The 200-year-old Meerut cemetery where nine British soldiers lie" by Ishita Mishra May 26, 2018 The Hindu.
- St. John's Church, Meerut... The Legacy You Tube video.
Historical books online
- "Merat", page 358 Volume I, First impressions and studies from nature in Hindostan; embracing an outline of the voyage to Calcutta, and five years residence in Bengal and the Doab, from MDCCCXXXI to MDCCCXXXVI by Thomas Bacon, Lieut. Of the Bengal Horse Artillery 1837 Archive.org
- On the topography of Meerutt, and the principal diseases which prevailed in the 1st Brigade of Horse Artillery at that place by John Murray, M.D., Assistant Surgeon, 1st Brigade Horse Artillery 1839 published Calcutta. British Library Digital Collection.
- Meerut page 375 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
- Meerut cantonments page 409 (digital page 427) Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the northwestern provinces of India ; Volume 3 [including] Gazetteer of the Meerut District 1876 Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
- Map of the Cantonment & environs of Meerut Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek/Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
- Meerut: A Gazetteer, Being Volume IV of the District Gazetteers of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh Compiled and edited by H. R. Nevill, I.C.S 1904 Archive.org
- The Mutiny Outbreak at Meerut in 1857 by J A B Palmer 1966 including
- "Plan of Meerut Cantonment in 1857", page 177. Archive.org Lending Library