In the case of certain crops of wide distribution and a few official designations, synonyms have been appended.
XXV INDEX NEW EDITION PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF HIS MAJESTY’S SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA IN COUNCIL OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS 1909 HENRY FROWDE, M. PUBLISHER TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD LONDON, EDINBURGH, NEW YORK TORONTO AND MELBOURNE PREFACE This Index to the twenty-four volumes of the Gazetteer has been compiled, under the supervision of the English editor, by Miss Petherbridge and her staff of assistants, among whom special mention may be made of the services of Miss D. — are now omitted, space has been found for the insertion of many more personal names and words of only occasional mention.
In the main, the plan adopted in the last edition has been followed ; but, while local references to headings of almost universal occurrence — such as Christians, Districts, History, &c.
« ^ To that list may be added the Index volume by E.
Ordinarily, the main heading for a vernacular term is the Hindustani form, where this is the form used in the publications of the Government of India.
55), corresponding to the Collector in Regulation Provinces. A subordinate of the Collector, having executive and judicial (revenue and criminal) powers (iv, p.
The administrative head of a District in non-regulation areas (iv, p.
The general rule has been to place first under each heading any references in the four volumes of ‘ The Indian Empire,’ and then to follow with the references in the other volumes in alphabetical sequence, thus occasionally producing chronological disorder.
Thus, though the body of the work is increased from thirteen to twenty-four volumes, the number of pages of the Index has only risen propor- tionately from 350 to 631.
An offence for which the culprit can be arrested by the police without a Avarraiit. The administrative head of a District in Regula- tion Provinces (iv, p.