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Images Donate icon An illustration of a heart shape Donate Ellipses icon An illustration of text ellipses. Full text of " List of inscriptions on tombs or monuments in Bengal possessing historical or archaeological interest " See other formats PI IS! Edited by C. Elliott, K. The utility and interest of such lists is admitted, and in the fh-st-half of the resent century more than one attempt was made by private enterprise to form record of the monumental inscriptions of British India, the latest being the Sengal Obituary published by Holmes and Company, the Nea Undertakers - i B.
Since then 10 publication of the kind has ads attempted, and it has long been felt that he wfm of collecting the inscriptions of British India is one which might fell be kydonia by Government. The inscriptions thus collected personal then given to me to edit, following suggestions made by Sir Charles Elliott, I have recast the form of the Nts and sifted and re-arranged the materials.
The collection has been divided J to two parts. The first part contains the Calcutta inscriptions grouped in! The second part contains the rest of the inscriptions occurring the Lower Provinces grouped according to.
In fact, the further a monument is from Calcutta, the more readily ,T have admitted it, considering that remoteness is in itself an interesting circum- itance which gives it a sufficient claim. This is a first edition.
The lists will undoubtedly require revision as well as additions, and the Public Works Department will be very glad to receive suggestions for the improvement of the work. Even as it stands, it seems to I me an impressive record. A man must be strangely constituted indeed who can read the names contained in these s and not feel some of the emotion which finds expression in the noble obituary speech of Pericles.
We,-too, can say with even greater truth than the Athenian that our race has not left itself without a witness, for we too have set forth our power with mighty s and have forced every sea and every land to give way to our daring.
Paul's Cathedral John's Churchyard. John's Church, the old Cathedral. Peter's Church, Port William Thomas's Church Stephen's Church. Oxford Mission House.
Chapel of the European Female Orphan Asylum 40 6. Andrew's Church. Circular Hoad Baptist Chapel ib.
Ball Bazar Baptist Cliapel The Roman Catholic Churchyard 43 2. Armenian Churchyard.
Armenian Church of St, Nazareth. Church Missionary Society Cemetery 4. French Cemetery.
Tiretta's Burial Ground 6. John's Roman Catholic Cemetery 7. Armenian Cemetery ib. Greek Cemetery. Ekbalpore Cemetery. XV,—Secular Buildings— I. DeSouza Home. The Armenian College. Presidency College. Hare School Medical College. Mayo Hospital. Gwalior Monument.
Prinsep's Ghat. College Square. Tomb or monument to the memory of— Inscription. Reginald Heber, D. His head is bent, his right hand is on his breast, his left grasps the top of a closed book which rests on the cushion. John's Ohurch.
See also the inscription in the Chapel of the late.
A mural tablet by J. Lough, in Tear of death. Sir William Hay Maonaghten, Bait. Entrusted during a long course of arduous service with confidential authority, he advanced the reputation he had early established: until, whilst Envoy at the Court of Cabal, honoured by his Sovereign ; and on the eve of assuming the Government of Bombay; his bright career of earthly usefulness was arrested.
Revolt had hurst forth upon the land: and on the 23rd day of Decemberin the summer of his manhood and his fortunes, in the forty-eighth year of his age, he feli by the hand of an assassin.
His public acts will be found recorded in the annals of his country: this memorial is the last tribute permitted to private friendship. Tho annexation of the Punjab to the British Empire was the result of the war, of which their assassination was the commencement. The Assistants to the Resident at Lahore have erected this monument to the memory of their friends. See also the inscription on his tomb in the Lower Circular Hoad Cemetery. A mural tablet.
Their bodies were buried not far from the mausoleum of JBahawal Hak. The spot is marked by an obelisk 50 feet high. George bert.
Montizam- Ralpb Dowson 6 20 Deo. To the memory of George Montizambert, Major of H. This tablet is raised in friendship and in regret by his school fellow, the Earl of Dalhousie, Governor General of India. Sir Henry Miers Elliot.
William Forbes. Nairn 21 Jan. He distinguished himself in Afghanistan, Multan, and Guzerat. In memory of Sir Henry Miers Elliot, k.