'Pocket No. 2: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Qāsimi Family of Shārjah in Trucial ’Omān'

IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, f 4

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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 Qāsimi Family of Shārjah in Trucial ’Omān'. It contains 51 named and unnamed individuals (in Arabic and English) of 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. family of Sharjah, some with birth and death dates, as well as brief biographical information.

There is also a 'Chronological list of Shaikhs of Shārjah belonging to this family' with the period of their reign, including: Rāshid-bin-Matar [Rāshid bin Maṭar], Saqar-bin-Rāshid [Ṣaqr bin Rāshid], Sultān-bin-Saqar [Sulṭān bin Ṣaqr], Khālid-bin-Sultān [Khālid bin Ṣaqr], Sālim-bin-Sultān [Sālim bin Sulṭān], and Saqar-bin-Khālid [Ṣaqr bin Khālid].

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 distant collateral relatives and nearly all females; the ordering of children from the same father according to seniority from left to right, with females invariably placed at the far right; dates of birth and in some cases death are approximate only; when the fact or date of death is not mentioned the person was probably alive in 1906; and members of the family, except where otherwise stated, reside in Sharjah town.

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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. 2: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Qāsimi Family of Shārjah in Trucial ’Omān', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3, f 4, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023876399.0x000015> [accessed 15 July 2024]

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