'Pocket No. 8: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Āl Thāni (Ma’ādhīd) Family of Dōhah in Qatar'

IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, f 10A

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The record is made up of 1 folio. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This item is a genealogical 'Table of the Ruling Āl Thāni (Ma’ādhīd) Family of Dōhah in Qatar'. It contains 35 named individuals (in Arabic and English) of the Āl Thānī (Ma‘āḍīd) family of Doha, some with birth and death dates, as well as brief biographical information.

The is also a 'Chronological list of Shaikhs of Dōhah belonging to this family' with the periods of their reign, including: Thāni-bin-Muhammad [Thānī bin Muḥammad], Muhammad-bin-Thāni [Muḥammad bin Thānī], and Jāsim-bin-Muhammad [Jāsim bin Muḥammad]. Future rulers of Qatar, Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim (1913-1949) and Shaikh ‘Alī bin ‘Abdullāh (1949-1960) also appear in the table.

In addition, a section of 'Notes' is included that gives 1907 as the year of compilation, as well as other details concerning the arrangement of the table, including: the omission of all females; the completeness of the table; sons are arranged in order of seniority from left to right; dates of birth are approximate only; and when the fact or date of death is not mentioned the person was probably alive in 1906. There are also details given concerning the marriage of Shaikh Jāsim's daughter to Nāsir-bin-Mubārak [Nāṣir bin Mubārak], a Bahrain refugee, in 1880, and the Shaikh's own account of the lineage of his grandfather, Thānī bin Muḥammad, and the origins of the family.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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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 Documents collected in a private capacity.
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'Pocket No. 8: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Āl Thāni (Ma’ādhīd) Family of Dōhah in Qatar', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, f 10A, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023876399.0x000011> [accessed 13 July 2024]

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