Vizagapatam

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Vizagapatam
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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 17.688378°N, 83.218758°E
Altitude: 5 m (16 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Visakhapatnam
State/Province: Andhra Pradesh
Country: India
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Vizagapatam was the headquarters of the Vizagapatam District of Madras during the British period. The HQ is sometimes found as Waltair now a suburb.

Spelling variants

Modern spelling: Visakhapatnam
Variants: Vizagapatam/Vaisakhapattanam

Cemeteries

  • Old Cemetery
  • Regimental lines Cemetery - also known as Mors Janua Vitae
  • Waltair Cemetery.
  • BACSA have published the book Vizagapatam and Waltair (from 1699) by David Cooke, 1992. An index of names is included in the free search facility on their website. 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.
  • Also see external links below

Also see

External links

Cemetery Inscriptions online

Historical books online