St Thomas' Mount

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St Thomas' Mount
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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 12.99506°N, 80.19955°E
Altitude: 11 m (34 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: St. Thomas Mount
State/Province: Tamil Nadu
Country: India
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St Thomas' Mount is a small hillock situated eight miles south-west of Madras. From 1774 it was the headquarters of the Madras Artillery. See also Little Mount.

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Historical books online

  • "Saint Thomas’s Mount" Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 21, page 387.
  • St Thomas’ Mount in 1798-1799 is briefly mentioned on page 99 and page 112 A Voyage To India by Rev James Cordiner 1820 Google Books .
  • St. Thomas’s Mount page 42 The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 68 1847 Google Books The cantonment was classified as one of the "Stations on the sea coast"
  • St. Thomas’ Mount page 407 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
  • St. Thomas’, St. Thomas’ Mount, page 279, The Church in Madras : being the History of the Ecclesiastical and Missionary Action of the East India Company in the Presidency of Madras: Volume 2 : 1805 to 1835 by Rev Frank Penny 1904