Skip to item: of 206
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Summary' [‎28r] (55/206)

This item is part of

The record is made up of 1 file (100 folios). It was created in 1 Jan 1948-31 Dec 1948. It was written in English. 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. .

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

• <J a S .
3
however been persuaded to give the money to the Red Cresent.
Sunni Qadhis recently received an anonymous letter
asKing them to have prayers said for the repose of the soul* of
Arabs killed in Palestine. After they had said the prayers it
was pointed out to them that Islam does not allow such prayers
except in the presence of the deceased. They thereupon publicly
cancelled the ro_gation.
88 .
PERSIA AND BAHRAIN .
Persian Government recently instructed its Post
4 S u 2 hi T e not to re 5 eiv e or re-transmit any telegram whose
origin is Bahrain. 9
89.
(i)
LOCAL_ AZFiiIRS .
Reference para 62(iii) of Intelligence Summary No, 4.
A provisional warrant for the arrest of Mr. C. Alberts
h S S 4.^ e€ 5 ^sued by the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. under Article 2 Part I
of the Fugitive Offenders Act, 1881, and forwarded by the Political
Resident to the Government of India.
^? ne of His Kighness* relations named Rizq bin Abdur
Rahman bin Abdul Wahab has been exiled for two years to Hasa
4 -S r 4 .^ e ^ an< ^ threatening with a shot-gun people when in
that condition.
ratin g s recently deserted at Bahrain from TL ,.i
n.M.S. ' Loch and H.M.S. »Wren» •, It is reported that
one ALI SOMi.LI a resident of Bahrain is recruiting Somali labour
ior work in Dhahran. The Bahrain Government have been asked to
make enquiries. , v
90.
OBITUARY.
. ni Mr# G.D.Henderson, recently Consul of the United States
in unanran, his wife and daughter were amongst those killed
in the recent air-crash at Shannon airport, Eire. Mr Henderson
^as well known in Bahrain which he visited frequently on consular
91. SHIPPING .
Details not yet received.
92. .ME TEOROLOGICaF .
f-
Maximum temperature 85°F on 6-4-1948
Minima temperature 62.4°F on 3-4-1948.
Maximum humidity 95^ on 13-4-1948
Minimum humidity 45$ on 12-4-1948
Rainfall during the period under report 0.20”
(SGD) C.J.PELLY.
Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Bahrain.

About this item

Content

The file contains fortnightly intelligence summaries produced by the Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. at Bahrain for the year 1948. The reports, marked as secret, were sent to the Government of India, the 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. , and numerous diplomatic, political, and military offices in the Middle East. Each report is numbered from 1 to 24 and covers a two week period.

The reports are divided into short sections that relate to a particular subject. Contained within the file is intelligence on the following:

  • shipping;
  • visits of British and foreign notables;
  • economic and commercial matters, including the pearling industry;
  • local news and affairs, as well as that of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Oman, and the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. ;
  • the work of third parties in the region, such as the Bahrain Petroleum Company, Gray, Mackenzie and Co., and Petroleum Concessions Limited;
  • labour matters, especially strikes and unrest;
  • local reaction to international events such as the end of the British Mandate in Palestine and the death of Mohandas Gandhi;
  • the activities of the Royal Navy;
  • the supply of electricity, water and telecommunications;
  • aviation;
  • the work of the Middle East Anti-Locust Unit;
  • the traffic of slaves;
  • quarantine and medical matters;
  • weather and meteorological data.

The final page of the final report appears to be missing.

Extent and format
1 file (100 folios)
Arrangement

The file is arranged chronologically.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 103; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Summary' [‎28r] (55/206), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/319, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100025550055.0x000038> [accessed 18 April 2024]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100025550055.0x000038">'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Summary' [&lrm;28r] (55/206)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100025550055.0x000038">
	<img src="https://iiif.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x00014e/IOR_R_15_2_319_0055.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x00014e/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image