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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 11.770125°N 75.498552°E
Altitude: 0 m (0 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Thalassery
State/Province: Kerala
Country: India
Transport links
Madras Railway, which became South Indian Railway

Tellicherry was the anglicised name of Thalassery a town on the Malabar coast.

The station at this town was on the Madras Railway which became the South Indian Railway broad gauge (BG) 'Jalarpet-Mangalore Mainline'

Spelling variants

  • Thalassery
  • Tellicherry, Tillicherry


Malabar: Christian Memorials 1737-1990, by Dr John C. Roberts and N P Chekkutty, is a book on European gravestones and church memorials in the Malabar towns of Cannanore (Kannur), Tellicherry (Thalassery) and Mahe, which has details on the Portuguese, Dutch, French and English gravestones in the region. For more details about this book, see Cemeteries and monumental inscriptions reading list. For background details, see External links, below.

The book covers burials at St John’s Anglican Church, the Holy Rosary RC Church, and the German Basel Mission cemetery at Tellicherry

External links

Historical books online