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places of interest during the British period
Modern name: Tiruchirapalli or colloquially 'Trichy' or "Tiruchy' or 'Tiruchi'
Trichinopoly was the headquaters of the Great Southern of India Railway estabished in 1865; which in 1874 was amgamated into the South Indian Railway(SIR). In 1878 the SIR HQ was transferred to Tricinopoly from Negapatam.
- St John's Church
- St Thomas's Church
For links to cemetery inscriptions see "FIBIS Resources" and "External Links " below.
FIBIS database contains records of
- General views of the town
- Marriages at Christchurch Anglican Church, Trichinopoly
- St Johns Church Baptismal Register 1810-1827. Trichinopoly. Filmed in October 2015.
- St Johns Church Burial Register 1810-1834. Trichinopoly. Filmed in October 2015.
- 151 Images and transcriptions at Cemetery of St John's Church, Tiruchirappalli
- 31 Images and transcriptions at Cemetery of Christchurch, Tiruchirappalli
- 110 Images and transcriptions at Cemetery of St Thomas Church Trichinopoly
FIBIS Journal no 20 (Autumn 2008) contains an article entitled The Trichinopoly Registers by Richard Morgan
FamilySearch microfilm/digitised microfilm
Scroll down the catalogue entry for "British High Commission cemetery records, ca. 1870-1967" to the entry "R/4/103 (cont.) Correspondence regarding prisoner-of-war graves (frame 49 includes a list of Boer prisoners buried at Trichinopoly)" microfilm no. 2214467 Item 1. See FamilySearch Centres for more details about microfilms/digitised microfilms.
- Trichinopoly City Imperial Gazetteer
- Diocese of Tiruchy
- "Rail museum to chug down memory lane" by R. Rajaram The Hindu Tiruchi, March 4, 2013
- "Bricks, mortar and history" by Nahla Nainar October 23, 2015 The Hindu. Bishop Heber Higher Secondary School building, built 1914. Includes a history of Dr. Schwartz’s School, founded 1762.
- RAF Trichinopoly rafweb.org (retrieved 1 July 2014)
- Some inscriptions on tombs in Trichinopolyfrom List of Inscriptions on Tombs or Monuments in Madras Possessing Historical or Archaelogical Interest by J J cotton (pub) 1945 archive.org
Historical books online
- Plan of Trichinopoly An Atlas of the Southern Part of India 1854 Archive.org
- Manual of the Trichinopoly District in the Presidency of Madras by Lewis Moore (Comp.) 1878 Archive.org. Mirror of a file at Kerala State Central Library Rare Books Online.
- Madras District Gazetteers: Trichinopoly 1907 Archive.org
- Memoirs of the life and correspondence of the Reverend Christian Frederick Swartz, to which is prefixed a Sketch of the history of Christianity in India by Hugh Pearson, Dean of Salisbury 2nd Edition 1835 Volume I, II, First American edition (abridged) 1835 Google Books
- “District of Trichinopoly” page 193, Report on the Medical Topography and Statistics of the Southern Division of the Madras Army Compiled from the Records of the Medical Board Office, Madras 1843 Google Books
- Trichinopoly page 55 The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 68 1847. Google Books. The cantonment was classified as one of the "Stations on the Plains between the sea coast and the mountain ranges"
- 105th Regiment at Trichinopoly page 277 Army Medical Department: Report for the Year 1862 Google Books
- Trichinopoly page 423 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
- Baptisms And Burials In Trichinopoly 1810-1834 by Elaine Macgregor February 8, 2016