'Report on Kurdistan' [31v] (67/220)
The record is made up of 1 volume (106 folios). It was created in 1911. 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.
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The above list seems to contain also the villages of the district of Hasanabad.*
From the same Government list of 1905 we have the following names for the
Villages of Saral. villages of Sarah*
K ie: alabad.
Amirabad, Palingan. Bilavar.
These three districts, which for some time were considered as one, contained
Amirabad, Palingan, Bila- then 35 villages with a population of 4,500 souls,
var. The district is from 8 to 12 farsakhs to the south
east of Senna, and Bilavar is contiguous to Bala-Darband district of Kirmanshah.
Irrigation from river and spring water.
Some of the districts have woods of oak and ash trees.
Produce:—grapes, walnuts, wheat, barley, peas and lentils.
Maliat, 1,336 tumans.
This district extends from near Senna to 7 farsakhs and is watered by two
Hasanabad. rivers, the Kishlaq river and the Gav-rud. It
numbers 34 villages and 5,000 inhabitants. The
inhabitants are poor, quiet and inoffensive. They are Sunni Shafi’s of the Tarika
Pir and Silsileh Nakhshbandi.
Produce wheat, barley, Indian com, peas, lentils, cotton, grapes and walnuts.
* in order to facilitate research these villages are given in Appendix III (Hubitu)
and Appendix IV (Saral) in the order they appear in the original Government lists.
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Confidential report compiled by Hyacinth Louis Rabino. The report was printed in Simla at the Government Monotype Press, 1911.
The report is divided into three parts (I-III), as follows:
Part I: Geographical and Commercial Notes (folios 6-39) with sections on the province of Kurdistan (including information on cultivation, population, revenue, roads, imports/exports, and the capital, Senna), its tribes (including statistics on population, land, and residences), rivers, and mountains, and appendices comprised of government lists of villages.
Part II: History (folios 40-54) with a chart showing the Valis and Provincial Governors of Kurdistan for the years 1169-1905 (folio 41).
Part III: Gazetteer of Kurdistan (folios 55-104) arranged alphabetically.
At the back of the volume is a glossary (folios 105-06) including notes on the weights used in Kurdistan.
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There is a contents page at the front of the volume (f 5) which refers to the volume's original pagination.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 108; 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.
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