'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol. I. Geneaological Tables-Maps. Part III. J G Lorimer. 1915'

IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3

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The record is made up of 1 volume, 22 items (45 folios). It was created in 1915. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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This volume is Part III of Volume 1 of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915) compiled John Gordon Lorimer. The contents are divided into two sections and contain genealogical tables of Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and Arabian ruling families, and one map, housed in pockets.

Genealogical Trees:

  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Bū Sa’īdī families of ’Omān and Zanzibar' (folio 2A, inside 'Pocket No. 1');
  • 'Table of the ruling Qasimi family of Shārjah in Trucial ’Omān' (folio 4, inside 'Pocket No. 2');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Bū Falāh (Bani Yās) family of Abu Dhabi in Trucial ’Omān' (folio 5, inside 'Pocket No. 3');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Bū Falāsah (Bani Yās) family of Dibai in Trucial ’Omān' (folio 6A, inside 'Pocket No. 4);
  • 'Table of ruling Āl ’Alī family of Umm-al-Qaiwain in Trucial ’Omān' (folio 7, inside 'Pocket No. 5');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Bū Kharaibān (Na’īm) family of ’Ajmān in Trucial ’Omān' (folio 8A, inside 'Pocket No. 6');
  • 'Table of Qāsimi family formerly ruling Lingeh' (folio 9, 'Pocket No. 7');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Tānī (Ma’ādhīd) family of Dōhah in Qatar' (folio 10A, 'Pocket No. 8');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Khalīfah (’Atbi) family of Bahrain (Sheet No. 1)'. (folio 11, 'Pocket No. 9');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Khalīfah (’Atbi) family of Bahrain (Sheets Nos. 2 and 3)' (folios 12A and 12B, 'Pocket 10');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Subah (’Atbi) family of Kuwait' (folio 13, 'Pocket No. 11');
  • 'Table of the ruling (Wahhābi) Āl Sa’ūd (’Anizah) family of Southern Najd (Sheets Nos. 1,2 and 3)' (folios 14, 15 and 16, 'Pocket No. 12');
  • 'Table of the ruling (Wahhābi) Āl Sa’ūd (Anizah) family of Souther Najd (Sheets Nos. 4 and 5)' (folios 17 and 18, 'Pocket No. 13');
  • 'Table of the ruling Āl Rashid (Shammar) family of Jabal Shammar' (folio 19, 'Pocket No. 14');
  • 'Table of the ruling Abul Khail (’Anizah) family of Buraidah in Qāsim' (folio 20, 'Pocket No. 15');
  • 'Table of the ruling Salaimi (Sabai) family of ’Anaizah in Qāsim' (folio 21, 'Pocket No. 16');
  • 'Table of the Qādirīyah (Saiyid) family of the Naqībis of Baghdād in Turkish Irāq' (folio 22, 'Pocket No. 17').

There is also one map:

The geneaological tables were compiled by Lorimer in 1906 and 1907 and some were based on information provided by John Calcott Gaskin, Francis Beville Prideaux, and Stuart George Knox, Political Agents at Bahrain and Kuwait, as well as a number of native informants. The tables typically contain named (in Arabic and English) and unnamed individuals, chronological lists of rulers, and notes on the compilation and arrangement of the tables, and references to other parts of the Gazetteer .

The volume is labelled on the spine as 'For Official Use'.

Extent and format
1 volume, 22 items (45 folios)
It is grouped into
Arrangement

Pockets Nos. 1-17. Most pockets house one geneaological table, while pokcets No. 10 houses two, No. 12 houses three, and No. 13 houses two. Pocket No. 25 houses a map. Pockets Nos. 18-24 and 26-30 are empty.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the first folio with text, on number 1, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 30.

Foliation anomalies: folio 2 is followed by folio 2A; f. 6 is followed by folio 6A; folio 8 is followed by folio 8A; folio 10 is followed by folio 10A; folio 12 is followed by folio 12A and folio 12B; folio 13 is followed by folio 13A; folio 18 is followed by folio 18A; folio 20 is followed by folio 20A.

Written in
English and Arabic in Arabic and English script
Type
Archival file

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Unrestricted

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IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3

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1915 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol. I. Geneaological Tables-Maps. Part III. J G Lorimer. 1915', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/node/263> [accessed 20 October 2018]

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