Pauper emigration We hold records of the Poor Law Commission and related bodies. These records include material about pauper emigration under the terms of the Poor Law Amendment Act of Use the registers of correspondence in MH 20 to locate items of correspondence in MH The registers, as with the correspondence itself, are arranged by government department so to have an idea of where to look for records of emigration you will need to determine which departments the Poor Law Commission would be corresponding with on that subject — the departments listed in section 2 would be a good start.
Indian Timeline A. Portuguese Catholics conquer Goa to serve as capital of their Asian maritime empire, beginning conquest and exploitation of India by Europeans. Mughal conqueror Babur defeats the Sultan of Delhi and captures the Koh-i-noor diamond.
Occupying Delhi, by he founds the Indian Mughal Empireconsolidated by his grandson Akbar. Portuguese Jesuit priest Francis Xaviermost successful Catholic missionary, lands in Goa.
First to train and employ native clergy in conversion efforts, he brings Christianity to India, Malay Archipelago and Japan. Akbargrandson of Babur, becomes third Mughal Emperor at age Disestablishes Islam as state religion and declares himself impartial ruler of Hindus and Muslims; encourages art, culture, religious tolerance.
Muslim forces defeat and completely destroy the city of Vijayanagara. Akbar captures fortress of Ranthambor, ending Rajput independence. Soon controls nearly all of Rajasthan.
British ships defeat the Spanish Armada off the coast of Calais, France, to become rulers of the high seas. Akbar rules half of India, shows tolerance for all faiths. Royal Charter forms the East India Company, setting in motion a process that ultimately results in the subjugation of India under British rule.
Akbar the Great dies at age His son Jahangir succeeds him as fourth Mughal Emperor. British East India Company sets up trading post at Surat. Life of Sivaji, valiant general and tolerant founder of Hindu Maratha Empire Emancipates large areas confiscated by Muslims, returning them to Hindu control.
First Indian ruler to build a major naval force. Over the next two years, millions starve to death as Shah Jahanfifth Mughal Emperor, empties the royal treasury to buy jewels for his "Peacock Throne.
Robert de NobiliPortuguese Jesuit missionary noted for fervor and intolerance, arrives in Madurai, declares himself a brahmin, dresses like a Hindu monk and composes Veda-like scripture extolling Jesus. Zealous Muslim Aurangzeb becomes Mughal Emperor.
His discriminatory policies toward Hindus, Marathas and the Deccan kingdoms contribute to the dissolution of the Mughal Empire by Aurangzeb levies Jizya tax on non-believers, Hindus.
Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb demolishes all temples in Mathura, said to number 1, During their reign, Muslim rulers destroy roughly 60, Hindu temples throughout India, constructing mosques on 3, sites. Jesuit Father Hanxleden compiles first Sanskrit grammar in a European language.
As many asHindus are said to have died in the strategic eight-hour battle.
British defeat the weak Mughal Emperor to become rulers of Bengal, richest province of India. Prithivi Narayan Shah, ruler of Gorkha principality, conquers Nepal Valley; moves capital to Kathmandu, establishing present-day Hindu nation of Nepal.
British East India Company obtains monopoly on the production and sale of opium in Bengal. First such scholastic institution. British Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade is formed, marking the beginning of the end of slavery.
Sultan Tipu is killed in battle against 5, British soldiers who storm and raze his capital, Srirangapattinam. British strike a bargain with Ranjit Singh for exclusive areas of influence. First Indian immigrants arrive in the US. First massive immigration of Indian workers from Madras is to Reunion and Mauritius.
This immigrant Hindu community builds their first temple in Influenced by Islam and Christianity, he denounces polytheism, idol worship; repudiates the Vedas, avataras, karma and reincarnation, caste and more.
Slavery is abolished in British Commonwealth countries, giving impetus to abolitionists in United States. Civil service jobs in India are opened to Indians.british east india company is established and sets up trading posts in india. early s british and french settlements are established in north america.
*free The London Weavers Company . -early s-British got involved with India-under Queen Elizabeth I. British East India Company. ruler during formation of British East India Company. Queen Elizabeth I. when was dominance of British over French rule in India. mid s.
what happened in mid s. -India asked Britain to get out-after WW1. what happened in s. The ties between the British and the Punjab region of India go back a long way.
From onwards many Punjabis served in the British army. Sikh soldiers who served in elite regiments, were often sent to other colonies of the British Empire, and saw active service in both world wars.
Mar 03, · For both India and Pakistan, the most singular conflict unresolved since partition has concerned the former Princely State of Kashmir, whose fate was left undetermined at the time the British left. India (which included modern day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Burma, Bhutan & Sri Lanka) was part of the British empire and at the end of the second world war Great Britain had huge labor shortages so invited people from the former colonies to come and fill the huge holes in the workforce.
Early emigration from Britain, Search a variety of early emigration records, largely of emigrants to North America and the West Indies, covering intermittent year ranges between the 17th and early 19th centuries.