East India Register 1843 2nd edition corrected to 25th April 1843


The East India Register and Directory for 1843; containing complete Lists of the Company’s Servants, with their respective Appointments; with Indexes to the Same, and Lists of Casualties….Births, Marriages and Deaths in India…List of the Proprietors of East India qualified to vote … compiled by Permission of the East India Company…by F. Clark of the Secretary’s Office, East India House. Second edition, corrected to 25th April 1943. Wm, H. Allen [London] 1842 small 8vo.

xliii, 260pp including 5pp casualties (Bengal), 168pp including 3pp casualties (Madras), 127pp including 3pp casualties (Bombay). Late 20th century red leather gilt, clean, sound, no previous ownership markings but a few alterations to the gradation list of general officers.  Fully indexed lists of all serving and retired officers in the three Presidency armies, together with lists of civil servants, Indian Navy officers (down to Midshipmen), government officials, etc. A feature of the Register is the list of annual casualties with date and place of death, etc. This volume, published when Lord Ellenborough was Governor General and General Sir Hugh Gough commander-in-chief, lists the army as it was shortly after the 1st Afghan War.       jun3/1

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