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Scots in India


We are embarking on a journey to try and bring you information on Scots who played an important role in the Indian sub continent.

The Highland Regiments that fought in India

An Historical Disquisition
Concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India and the progress of trade with that country prior to the discovery of the passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope with an appendix containing observations on the Civil Policy, the Laws and Judicial Proceedings, the Arts, the Sciences, and Religious Institutions of the Indians by William Roberson, D.D. (1822)

A Letter from Wendy Mair
India
By Major-General A. MacLeod (pdf)
Memoir on the Affairs of the East India Company (1830) (pdf)
Recollections of a Highland Subaltern
During the Campaigns of the 93rd Highanders in India under Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde, in 1857, 1858 and 1859 by Lieut-Colonel W. Gordon-Alexander (1898) (pdf)

India in WWII

The Indian and Colonial Forces of Her Majesty's Army (pdf)
Role of Indian Army in the First World War
By Lt. Col. Dr. Shyam Narain Saxena (pdf)
Four Years Campaign in India
By William Taylor (1875)
Under Ten Viceroys
The Reminiscences of a Gurkha by Major-General Nigel Woodyatt, C.S., C.I.E. Colonel 7th Gurkhas (1922) (pdf)
How Indians Are Spreading Their Culture In Scotland
A wee YouTube Video
Calcutta Review
The 1867 issue (pdf)
The Sepoy Revolt
A Critical Narrative by Lieut.-General McLeod Innes (second edition) (1897) (pdf)
The Sikhs and the Sikh Wars
The Rise, Conquest, and Annexation of the Punjab Stte by Gen. Sir Charles Gough, V.C., G.C.B. and Arthur D. Innes, M.A. (1897) (pdf)
Lucknow & Oude in the Mutiny
A Narrative and a Study by Lieut-General McLeod Innes, R.E, V.C. New and Revised Edition (1896) (pdf)
Forty-one Years in India
From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief by Field-Marshall Lord Roberts of Kandahar, V.C.. K.P., G.C.B., G.C.S.I.. G.C.I.E. (1898)

Scottish Gurkha bagpipers from Kalimpong: a piece of Scotland in India!


Indianetzone
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The Times of India
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Indian Newspaper Online
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India
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