'Pocket No. 7: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Qasimi Family Formerly Ruling Lingeh'

IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, f 9

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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 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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'Pocket No. 7: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Qasimi Family Formerly Ruling Lingeh', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, f 9, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023876399.0x000012> [accessed 3 December 2023]

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