'Pocket No. 7: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Qasimi Family Formerly Ruling Lingeh' [9v] (2/2)
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TABLE OF THE QASIMI FAMILY FORMERLY RULING LINGEH.
Chronological list of the successive Shaikhs of Lingeh he-
longing io this-family.
Ynsuf, 1878-85, (see note 3.')
(Various Persian Goyenrors, 1SS8- 87.)
Notes.—(1) This family is closely related to the rnling QSsimi family
of Sharjah : "Gad'eef" (probably "Qadhib," but no't
certainly identifiable with the first person in this
table) was Shaikh of Lingeh in 1805, and was then said
to be " uncle " to Shaikh Sultan-bin-^aqar of Sharjah.
(2) One Muhammad-bin-Qadhib, perhaps a son of the above
Qadhib, was Shaikh of Lin^eh m 1829, and mediated in
that year between the Shaikhs of Sharjah and Abu
(3) The table is probably incomplete. It was complied in
1907 frnm a statement by Muhammad-bin-Khalifah, ex-
Shaikh of Lingeh. It should properly include Shaikh
Yusuf who ruled Lingeh from 1878 to 1885 in which
latter year he was murdered by his relatiye Shaikh
Q idhlb", (vide ( age 2064 of Part II of the Persian Galf
Rashid. /ov Khalifah.
(Deail.) (Shaikh of Lmgeh
in 1851, though then
a minor j died} Octo
(Shaikh of Lingeh
from 1885 to 1887 in
which year he was
taken prisoner by
the Persians and de
ported by them to
Tehran, " where he
(Shaikh ot Lingeh
1874 to 1878 in Nov
ember of which year
he was murdered,)
(Seized Lingeh in 1398
and returned it till 1899
when he was expelled by
the Persians; now a
wanderer, sometimes in
Qatar and sometimes oo
the Trocial Coast.)
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This item is a genealogical 'Table of the Qasimi Family Formerly Ruling Lingeh'. It contains 10 named individuals (in Arabic and English) of the Qāsimī One of the ruling families of the United Arab Emirates; also used to refer to a confederation of seafaring Arabs led by the Qāsimī tribe from Ras al Khaima. family of Lingeh, some with birth and death dates, as well as brief biographical information.
There is also a 'Chronological list of Shaikhs of Lingeh belonging to this family' with the periods of their reign, including: Khalīfah, ’Ali [‘Alī], Yusuf [Yūsuf], Qadhīb [Qaẓīb], various Persian Deputy-Governors, and Muhammad.
In addition, a section of 'Notes' is given that provides information concerning their relation with the Āl Qāsimī One of the ruling families of the United Arab Emirates; also used to refer to a confederation of seafaring Arabs led by the Qāsimī tribe from Ras al Khaima. ruling family of Sharjah; mediation between the Shaikhs of Sharjah and Abu Dhabi by Shaikh Muhammad-bin-Qadhīb [Muḥammad bin Qaẓīb]; the completeness of the table and its compilation in 1907 from a statement by Muhammad-bin-Khalīfah [Muḥammad bin Khalīfah], the former Shaikh of Lingah. A reference to the Gazetteer (p. 2064 of Part II) is also given concerning the murder of Yūsuf, the Shaikh of Lingah, in 1885.
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