Coll 29/6 'Mohammerah and Khorramshahr: vice consulate and consulate appointments' [40ar] (81/470)
The record is made up of 1 file (232 folios). It was created in 9 Apr 1931-4 Sep 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.
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Sub.iect : Proposed appointment of a
Confidential Assistant at
As you know there is a shortage of I.P.S. especially
in the junior ranks, and developments east of India are
increasing the strain on the Cadre.
is any necessity for a second I.P.S. officer at Khorramshahr.
I went into the matter with Dredge during my recent visit
and came to the conclusion that there was not really enough
work to occupy the full time of two officers, but that the^,
amount of routine work was rather heavy for one officer to
handle without assistance. In these circumstances what,.
I think, is required is a good European or Anglo-Indian
Confidential Assistant and the appointment of a second I.P.S.
officer appears to me wasteful in the present strained state
of the Cadre. The area covered by the Vice-Consulate (or
Consulate) is small and there is little touring to be done.
3. I believe Caroe would accept a solution on these
lines and I should be glad to know if you would also agree.
I could, I think, produce a suitable Anglo-Indian frcm my
staff to fill the post of Confidential Assistant and I would
not preclude the possibility of his eventually being given
the status of Vice Consul should this be found desirable.
4. I am sending a copy of this letter to Caroe.
I have for seme time been doubtful whether there
Sgd/- - Hay
Sir Reader Bullard, K.C.M.G. ,
His Majesty’s Minister,
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The file concerns appointments at the Vice-Consulate (later Consulate) at Mohammerah [Khorramshahr, Iran].
The file covers:
- emoluments of H G Jakins as Vice Consul of Mohammerah in 1932
- appointment of F C L Chauncy as Vice Consul of Mohammerah in 1932
- clerical posts at the Kuwait Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. and at the Vice-Consulate in Mohammerah
- Norwegian consular representation at Abadan
- appointment of Allen Lancelot Austin Dredge as Vice-Consul of Mohammerah in 1941
- proposed opening of a Consulate at Mohammerah and reducing of Ahwaz to a Vice-Consulate
- appointment of F C L Chauncy as Consul of Mohammerah in 1942
- appointment of R A McConaghey as Acting Consul of Mohammerah in 1943
- appointment of R H Cook as Acting Consul of Mohammerah in 1944
- relations between Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , at Bushire, and Consulate at Khorramshahr
- appointment of V W D Willoughby as Consul of Mohammerah in 1948.
The file is composed of correspondence between the Foreign Office; 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. ; the Government of India; the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; the Viceroy; the Secretary of State for India; the British Consulates at Ahwaz, and Mohammerah; British Petroleum; the Royal Norwegian Legation to London; the British Minister at Tehran.
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