Officers, Committee and other posts

Bacsa is managed by Officers and an Executive Committee elected each year at the Annual General Meeting.  The Committee also benefits from the advice of a President and Vice-Presidents.

Sir Mark Havelock-Allan Bt QC

Field Marshal Sir John Chapple GCB CBE DL
Mr David Mahoney
The Right Revd Dr Michael Nazir-Ali
The Rt Hon The Viscount Slim OBE DL
Mr Alan Tritton CBE DL
Lady Wade-Gery

Sir Michael Davies KCB   Chairman
Mr Peter Boon   Honorary Secretary
Mr Charles Greig   Honorary Treasurer
Mr Christopher Carnaghan   Honorary Membership Secretary

Executive Committee Members
Dr Richard Bingle   Records, BL archives and Church matters
Mr David Blake OBE   Records, website and Fibis liaison
Ms Valerie Haye   Second-hand book sales and lecture series
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones MBE  Editor of ‘Chowkidar’
Mr Christopher Penn  Projects Coordinator
Dr Rosemary Raza   General Meetings Officer
Brigadier lan Rees   Military liaison
Mrs Valerie Robinson   Events Officer
Mr Clive Williams OBE   Communications Officer

Area representatives and other posts
Mr David Barnabas   Bangalore and suburbs
Mr Chekkutty N Pudussery  Kerala
Dr William Crawley   Delhi, Delhi suburbs and Haryana
Mr Adam Foucar  Burma
Mrs Jennifer Garwood   APHCI, Calcutta and Tejpur
Mr John L Harding   Malacca
Ms Eileen Hewson   Sri Lanka and Ladakh
Mr Tom Inglis   Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and South East Odisha
Mr Leslie James   Penang
Mr Waqar A Khan   Bangladesh
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones   Lucknow
Mr David Mahoney   Meerut, Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand Hill Stations, Hong Kong and China
Mme Yvonne Matignon-Gonsalves   North Karnataka
Miss Janhavi Pavgi   Poona and Kirkee
Dr William Pettigrew   Madras
Mrs Phillida Purvis   Seringapatnam, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
Mr Michael Rawlinson   Malaysia
Dr Rosemary Raza  Pakistan
Mr Syed Faizan Raza  Bihar and Jharkhand
Mrs Valerie Robinson   Rajasthan, Gwalior and Shivpuri
Mr Trevor Rosemeyer   Agra and District, Mathura
Mr Mark Whitehouse   Afghanistan

Sir Michael Davies  Publications Distributor
Ms Victoria Herrenschmidt  Facebook page editor
Miss Caroline Whitehead  UK Monumental Inscriptions

Imperial India: Find your Ancestors

This is the title of a 14 day tour, 17th-30th October 2018, led by Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, MBE (editor of our Journal Chowkidar).  It will trace the history of the British Raj from its last capital Delhi to its original captal Calcutta, including visits to Meerut, Lucknow, Cawnpore, Serampore and Chandernagore.

The tour is organised by Indus Experiences a long established tour company based in Harrow, and is limited to 18 people, so an early decision to go may be advisable.

To book or for further information on the tour please contact the company:
tel: 0208 901 7320

The company donates £25 for each person joining the tour.

For further information on tours the company can offer see its website: