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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…

Chowkidar Spring 2020 Preview image

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…

There are a huge number of cemeteries in India bearing witness to the widespread settlement of the British whether civilian…

Lectures

May 4, 2020

BACSA’s lecture programme runs between November and June and is presented in association with the South Asia Centre, London School…

BACSA Chowkidar

Chowkidar Autumn 2019 Preview

November 18, 2019

PLANTATION DESPAIR Nostalgia for the Raj often presents a glamorous picture of British life in India before Independence in 1947,…

BACSA Chowkidar

THE SEARCH FOR COLONEL HEATH `Let me tell you my story,’ began the message from Michael Heath, and it is…