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Grave of Sergeant Watkins, Quartermaster Sergeant of the 6th Regiment

Chowkidar Spring 2022 Preview

February 24, 2022

THE MAZAAR OF SERGEANT WATKINS ‘On a recent visit to Allahabad I was shocked beyond words to find that in…

Julius Soubise

Chowkidar Autumn 2021 Preview

September 27, 2021

THE ADVENTUROUS LIFE OF JULIUS SOUBISE In 1764 a young black slave boy, born at St Kitts in the West…

Tiger Hill cemetery gatehouse

Located off the beaten track on the slopes of the Western Ghats, Tiger Hill Cemetery has developed a mystical reputation…

FIBIS Conference 2021

Our friends at FIBIS will be holding their 2021 conference from 13.00 on Friday 24 September, until 13.00 on Sunday…

Second-hand book sales volunteer needed

BACSA (British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia) is looking for a volunteer to take over its second-hand book sales….

BACSA Chowkidar

We were delighted to see the official launch of the new BACSA website at the annual general meeting in April…

The BACSA Manual: A Practical Handbook for The Care of Old Tombs and Cemeteries in South Asia

The British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia (BACSA), founded in 1977, was the first organisation to address the built…

The winter of 2019-2020 saw the completion of a major project of BACSA in collaboration with the Deccan Heritage Foundation…

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The continuing travel restrictions mean there are few visitors’ reports of cemeteries in South Asia and publishers are holding back…

BACSA Chowkidar

REDISCOVERING THE GRAVE OF LADY SALE Thanks to details and a photograph published in Chowkidar in 1986, Dominic Medley has…