Modern name: Sind/Sindh
Other spellings: Sinde, Scinde
- 1843 to 1847 - Province
- 1847 to 1936 - Division of Bombay Presidency.
- 1936 to 1947 - Province
Cities and Towns
- Mirpurkhas (Mirpur Khas)
- Nagar Parkar
For districts during the British period see article Bombay Districts.
The following are modern districts:
- Hyderabad District
- Karachi District
- Larkana District
- Nawabshah District
- Thar and Parkar District
- Upper Sind Frontier District
Sind Province "Wikipedia"
Panhwar.com a website about Sindh. Contains links to rare books to download, and to many articles, including two on maps called Historical Maps of Sindh and Maps of Sindh
Historical books online
- Collection of books on Sind panhwar.com
- Another collection of books panhwar.com
- The Sind Directory. With a map ... Also, a plan of Kurrachee ... A general description of the Punjab, etc. by George Bease 1862 British Library Digital Collection. Note: There do not appears to be any maps.
- The Tourist's Guide from Delhi to Kurrachee, describing the various towns ... commerce: railways: river communications: &c: &c: with a map. Lahore [c 1865?]. British Library Digital Collection
- A Gazetteer of the Province of Sind by AW Hughes 1876 Archive.org.
- The following volumes were available to read online on the Digital Library of India, now with mirror editions on Archive.org: Gazetteer of the Province of Sind by EH Aitken 1907. Archive.org version. This publication contains matters of a permanent character and general interest. ('A' volume) There are also additional 'B' volumes (probably seven) containing statistical tables and matters of local interest, published in 1919 and 1926-1928. The first six are available on Archive.org/DLI
- Volume I- Karachi District: Archive.org/DLI 1910 (perhaps 1919?), Archive.org/DLI, , ; Volume II- Hyderabad District, 1927 Archive.org version; Volume III -Sukkur District Archive.org version 1919; Archive.org version 1928; Volume IV- Larkana District, 1927 Archive.org version; Volume V- Nawabshah District, 1926 Archive.org version; Volume VI-Thar and Parkar District 1926 Archive.org version. (Not available online: B Volume VII Upper Sind Frontier District, but it is available at the British Library IOR/V/27/63/110).
- Travels in Beloochistan and Sinde: accompanied by a geographical and historical account of those countries by Henry Pottinger (1816), Google Books,
- A Narrative of a Visit to the Court of Sinde: a sketch of the history of Cutch, from its first connexion with the British government in India till the conclusion of the treaty of 1819; and some remarks on the medical topography of Bhooj by James Burnes, Surgeon to the Residency at Bhooj 1829 Reprinted 1831 (1829 edition) Google Books
- Narrative of a Visit to the Court of Sinde at Hyderabad on the Indus: With a Sketch of the History of Cutch, and an Appendix by James Burnes, Bombay Army 3rd edition 1839 Google Books. Additional contents compared with the 2nd edition, but without the "medical topography of Bhooj"
- Dry Leaves from Young Egypt: being a Glance at Sindh before the Arrival of Sir Charles Napier by an Ex-Political [Edward Backhouse Eastwick] 1849 Archive.org. "Life at the fringes of empire: Edward Eastwick in Sind" 13 September 2016. British Library Untold lives blog.
- Scinde in the Forties being the Journal and Letters of Colonel Keith Young, C.B. sometime Judge-Advocate-General In India, edited by Arthur F. Scott formerly of the Rifle Brigade. 1912 Archive.org. Scinde in the 1840s.
- Speech of Captain William Eastwick, on the case of the Ameers of Sinde : at a special court, held at the India House, on Friday, 26th January, 1844 1844 Archive.org
- A letter to ... Sir J. Hobhouse ... on the baggage of the Indian Army by Sir Charles James Napier 1849 Google Books
- A Few Brief Comments on Sir Charles Napier's Letter to Sir J. Hobhouse, "On the Baggage of the Indian Army" by Lieut-Col W Burlton of the Bengal Cavalry, late Commissary-General of the Bengal Army 1849 Google Books
- Sir Charles Napier's Indian Baggage Corps. Reply to Lieut.-Col. Burlton's attack [i.e. to his pamphlet entitled: “A few brief comments on Sir Charles Napier's Letter to Sir John Hobhouse” by Major Montagu McMurdo, late Head of the Quartet-Master General’s Department of Scinde 1850 Google Books
- History of General Sir Charles Napier's Administration of Scinde, and Campaign in the Cutchee Hills by Sir William Francis Patrick Napier 1851 Google Books. 3rd edition 1858 Archive.org.
- Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government: No XVII New Series. Includes Remarks On The Plants, And Articles Of Cultivation In Sind; Notes Relative To The Population, The Chiefs, etc In That Province; The Pearl Fishery, Sea Fishery, And Salt Beds Of Sind 1855 Google Books
- Narrative of a Residence at the Court of Meer Ali Moorad with Wild Sports in the Valley of the Indus by Edward Archer Langley, late Captain, Madras Cavalry. 1860. Volume I, Volume II Archive.org.
- Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government. No CXVI New Series: Annual Police Report for 1868 Province of Sind 1870. Same digital file 1869 (1871) No CXXII New Series; 1870 (1871) No CXXIV New Series Archive.org.
- Sind revisited: with notices of the Anglo-Indian army; railroads; part, present, and future, etc. by Richard F. Burton. 1877 Volume I, Volume II Archive.org
- Handbook of the Panjab, Western Rajputana, Kashmir, and Upper Sindh by Edward B. Eastwick, published by John Murray 1883 Archive.org
- The Land of the Five Rivers and Sindh: Sketches Historical and Descriptive by David Ross 1883 Archive.org. Note that page 1 (at least) is missing, which may be obtained from this link
- Indian Embers by Lady Lawrence, first published 1948. Archive.org; 1991 reprint Archive.org Lending Library edition with an "Introduction" by Kenneth Wimmel, 2nd file. "Jane Rosamund Napier was already a published author...when she married Henry Lawrence in 1914 and set sail with him for India. She was his second wife...a mature woman of thirty-six..." The book covers the period to 1918. Her husband was a member of the Indian Civil Service, served as a district officer, and was Commissioner in Sind from 1916. Per Wikipedia, Henry Staveley Lawrence was acting Governor of Bombay 20 March 1926 to 8 December 1928.