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abad (Sind), v. 288 ; Jaipur, vii. 60 ;
Karachi, vii. 460 ; Lahore, viii. 419 ;
Madras, ix. in ; Poona, xi. 210, 211 ;
Rangoon, xi. 484 ; Ratnagiri, xii. 13 ;
Satara, xii. 276, 286 ; Shillong, xii.
398 ; Simla, xii. 498 ; Bombay (Vehar
reservoir), xiii. 250, 465,466; Tuticorin,
xiii. 286.

Watrap, town in Madras, xiii. 534.

Watson, Admiral, bombardment and cap-
ture of Chandernagar, article ' India,'
vi. 382. Local notices — Stormed the
strongholds of the Angrias with Clive
(1756), iii. 38; retook Calcutta with
Clive (1757), iii. 242 ; memorial to, in
St. John's Church, Calcutta, iii. 252 ;
his capture of Chandernagar, iii. 357;
stormed Viziadrug (1756), viii. 263.

Watson, General, took Garhakota (1819),
v. 13; took Chauragarh (1818), x.
219.

Watson, Mr., with a party of Agra
volunteers, took Khair (June 1857),
viii. 127, 128 ; defended the Mandrak
indigo factory against the mutineers
(July 1857), ix. 309. _

Watson, Major J. W.,his account of Than
condensed, xiii. 248, 249.

Watts, Mr., Resident at Kasimbazar,
taken prisoner by Siraj-ud-daula (1757),
viii. 81.

Wattus, Rajput clan of importance in
Sirsa, xiii. 14.

Waugh, Sir Andrew, Surveyor-General
of India, named Mount Everest, iv. 380.

Wavri. See Waori.

Wawanya, seaport in Kathiawar, xiii.

534;

Wazirabad, tahsil in Punjab, xiii. 534.
Wazirabad, commercial town in Punjab,

xiii. 534, 535.
Waziris, Afghan tribe in Bannu, ii.

92, 93-
Waziri Lag, tract of country in Punjab,
xiii. 535-

Waziri Parol, tract of country in Punjab,
xiii.. 535, 536.

Waziri Rupi, tract of country in Punjab,
xiii. 536.

Wazir Muhammad of Bhopal, his wars
with the Marathas, and leap out of
Hoshangabad fort, v. 443 ; failed to
take Sohagpur (1803), xiii. 47.

Wazir Singh, Raja of Faridkot, helped
the English in the second Sikh war, and
in the Mutiny by guarding the Sutlej,
iv. 393-

Weber's, Prof., History of Indian Litei'a-
ture, quoted, article ' India,' vi. 94



(footnote); 102 (footnote 1); 105 (foot-
note); no (footnote 1) ; 127 (footnote
3); 154 (footnote); 168 (footnote 2);
172 (footnotes 2 and 3) ; 175 (footnote
1) : 176 (footnote 3) ; Indische Studien,
quoted, 161 (footnote 1).

Wedderburn, Gen. David, killed at the
taking of Broach (1772), iii. 109 ; his
tomb there, iii. 115.

We-la-taung, village in Burma, xiii. 536.

Wellesley, Gen. the Hon. Sir Arthur
(afterwards Duke of Wellington),
his victories of Assaye and Argaum,
article ' India,' vi. 323 ; 398. Local
notices — Took Ahmadnagar (1803), i.
108; won battle of Argaum (1803),
i. 329 ; took Asirgarh, i. 339 ; won
battle of Assaye, i. 434 ; made road
over the Bhor Ghat, ii. 407 ; mentions
Sindkher as a nest of thieves (Jan.
1804), iii. 144, xii. 527 ; took Burhan-
pur, iii. 164 ; quoted, on the capture
of Gawilgarh, v. 43 ; on the import-
ance of Haliyal, v. 295 ; caught Dhun-
dhia Waugh at Manoli, ix. 338 ; took
Ranibennur, xi. 503 ; and Supa (1799),
xiii. 116.

Wellesley, the Hon. Henry (afterwards
Lord Cowley), President of the Board
of Commissioners at Bareilly, ii. 140.

Wellesley, Richard, Marquis, Governor-
General of India (1798- 1 803), article
' India,' vi. 394-397 ; French influence
in India, 394, 395 ; Lord Wellesley's
scheme, 395, 396 ; treaty with the
Nizam, 396 ; third Mysore war and
storming of Seringapatam, 396, 397 ;
second Maratha war (1802-04), and
annexations of territory, 398 ; British
successes and disasters, 398. Local
notices — Made over Gohad, Gwalior,
and Dholpur to the Rana of Gohad
(1804), iv. 276, 277; his subsidiary
treaty with the Nizam, v. 251; ordered
the troops invading Orissa to respect
the temple of Jagannath at Puri,
x. 445 ; protected the Rajput chiefs,
xi. 406.

Wellington, hill station and cantonment
in Madras, xiii. 536.

Welsh, Captain, in Assam (1792-94), i.

344-
Weltar, village in Central Provinces,

xiii. 536.
Wer, town in Rajputana, xiii. 536, 537.
Werni, village in N.-W. Provinces, xiii.

537-
West, Mr. E., his researches at Kanhari,

ix. 168.
Western Dwars. See Dwars, Western,

and Jalpaiguri.
Western Ghats. See Ghats, Western.



INDEX.



345



Western Jumna Canal. See Jumna Canal,

Western.
Western Malwa, Agency. See Malwa.
Westland, J., his description of the river

market of Chandkhali, quoted, iii.

359-

Westmacott's, Sir Richard, statue of
Warren Hastings in Town Hall, Cal-
cutta, iii. 251.

Whalley, P., quoted, on the administra-
tion of Kumaun, viii. 352.

Wheat, Statistics of cultivation and out-
turn of, article 'India,' vi. 486-488;
export of, vi. 573. Local notices —
Cultivated on Mount Abu, i. 7 ; in
Adegaon, i. 14 ; Afghanistan, i. 38 ;
Agra, i. 64 ; Ahmadnagar, i. 103 ;
Ajmere-Merwara, i. 125 ; Akalkot, i.
137 ; Akola, i. 143, 144 ; Aligarh, i.
173; Allahabad, i. 189; Alwar, i.
205 ; Ambala, i. 220 ; Amraoti, i.
248 ; Amritsar, i. 259 ; Aundh, i.
384 ; Azamgarh, i. 398 ; Badakshan,
i. 407 ; Bahraich, i. 430 ; Balaghat,
i. 455; Balkh, ii. 15; Ballia, ii. 21 ;
Banda, ii. 51 ; Bannu, ii. 94; Bara
Banki, ii. no; Bardwan, ii. 130;
Bareilly, ii. 142; Baroda, ii. 164;
Basim, ii. 186 ; Basti, ii. 21 1 ; Benares,
ii. 258 ; Betul, ii. 331 ; Bhandara, ii.

364 ; Bhutan, ii. 413 ; Bijnaur, ii. 432 ;
Bilaspur, ii. 450 ; Bogra, iii. 29 ; Bom-
bay, iii. 53, 54; Budaun, iii. 120;
Bulandshahr, iii. 136, 137 ; Buldana,
iii. 146 ; Bundi, iii. 159; Upper Burma,
iii. 210; Cambay, iii. 271; Cawnpur,
iii. 285, 286 ; Central India, iii. 295 ;
Central Provinces, iii. 318; Chamba,
iii. 329 ; Champaran, iii. 341 ; Chanda,
iii. 352, 353 ; Chhindwara, iii. 401 ;
Chittagong, iii. 439 ; Cutch, iv. 61 ;
Cuttack, iv. 71 ; Daman, iv. 102 ;
Damoh, iv. in; Danta, iv. 118;
Dehra Dun, iv. 174; Dera Ghazi
Khan, iv. 214; Dera Ismail Khan,
iv. 223 ; Dhar, iv. 246 ; Dholpur, iv.
274 ; Dingarh Kiner, iv. 303 ; Diu, iv.
305 ; Dungarpur, iv. 323 ; Ellichpur,
iv. 345 ; Etah, iv. 362 ; Etawah, iv.
374 ; Faizabad, iv. 384 ; Faridpur, iv.
403 ; Farukhabad, iv. 413 ; Fatehpur,
iv. 427 ; Firozpur, iv. 443 ; Garhwal,
v. 20 ; Gaya, v. 49 ; Ghazipur, v. 67 ;
Gonda, v. 152 ; Goona, v. 159; Gorakh-
pur, v. 169 ; Gujranwala, v. 184 ;
Gujrat, v. 193; Gurdaspur, v. 211;
Gurgaon, v. 220 ; Gwalior, v. 228 ;
Haidarabad, v. 245 ; Berar, v. 270 ;
Haidarabad (Sind), v. 280 ; Hamirpur,
v. 302 ; Hardoi, v. 326 ; Hazara, v.

365 ; Hazaribagh, v. 375 ; Herat, v.
391; Hissar, v. 430; Hoshangabad,



v. 446 ; Hoshiarpur, v. 455 ; Hiigli,
v. 494 ; Indore, vii. 2 ; Jabalpur, vii.
22 ; Jafarabad, vii. 39 ; Jaipur, vii. 52;
Jalalabad, vii. 75 ; Jalandhar, vii. b8 ;
Jalaun, vii. 98; Jalpaiguri, vii. 113;
Jankhandi, vii. 127; Jath, vii. 148;
Jaunpur, vii. 155; Jehlam, vii. 172;
Jhabua, vii. 195 ; Jhalawar, vii. 2CO ;
Jhang, vii. 210; Jhansi, vii. 223;
Jodhpur, vii. 235, 238 ; Junagarh, vii.
262 ; Kabul, vii. 266 ; Kaiti, vii. 310 ;
Kaladgi, vii. 317; Kalsia, vii. 344;
Kangra, vii. 424 ; Kankrej, vii. 435 ;
Kapurthala, vii. 443 ; Karachi, vii.
448 ; Karauli, vii. 472 ; Karnal, viii.
24; Karond, viii. 46; Kashmir, viii.
72 ; Kawardha, viii. 106 ; Khairagarh,
viii. 130 ; Khairpur, viii. 136 ; Khan-
desh, viii. 156; Kheri, viii. 193;
Kistna, viii. 230 ; Kohat, viii. 247 ;
Kondka, viii. 288 ; Korea, viii. 297 ;
Kotah, viii. 306 ; Kuch Behar, viii.
323 ; Kulu, viii. 342 ; Kumaun, viii.
354 ; Kurundwad, viii. 376 ; Lahore,
viii. 410 ; Lahul, viii. 422 ; Lalitpur,
viii. 452, 453 ; Larkhana, viii. 463 ;
Lohardaga, viii. 483 ; Lucknow, viii.
497 ; Ludhiana, viii. 522 ; Madras
Presidency, ix. 30 ; Maimansingh, ix.
195 ; Mainpuri, ix. 208 ; Makrai, ix.
215 ; Maldah, ix. 244 ; Mallani, ix.
260 ; Malpur, ix. 264 ; Western Malwa,
ix. 269 ; Manbhiim, ix. 283 ; Lake
Manchhar, ix. 286 ; Mandla, ix. 304 ;
Manpur, ix. 339 ; Mansa, ix. 340 ;
Meerut, ix. 387 ; Mehar, ix. 397 ;
Midnapur, ix. 429 ; Miraj, ix. 440 ;
Mirzapur, ix. 457, 458 ; Mohanpur,
ix. 474 ; Monghyr, ix. 485 ; Mont-
gomery, ix. 498 ; Moradabad, ix. 509 ;
Mudhol, ix. 527 ; Multan, x. 7 ; Mur-
shidabad, x. 26, 29 ; Muttra, x. 48 ;
Muzaffargarh, x. 61 ; Muzaffarnagar,
x. 72 ; Mysore, x. 101 ; Nadiya, x.
135, 136 ; Nagpur, x. 170 ; Narsingh-
pur, x. 221 ; Nasik, x. 232 ; Nawa-
nagar, x. 252 ; Nepal, x. 276 ; Nilgiri
Hills, x. 313; Nimar, x. 333; N.-W.
Provinces, x. 376, 377 ; Orissa, x. 459 ;
Oudh, x. 501 ; Pabna, x. 515 ; Palan-
pur Agency, x. 537 ; Palanpur, x. 539 ;
Palni Mountains, xi. 19; Panch Mahals,
xi. 32 ; Partabgarh, xi. 71 ; Patna, xi.
IOI ; Peshawar, xi. 153 ; Pilibhit, xi.
175 ; Pishin, xi. 190 ; Punjab, xi. 278;
Radhanpur, xi. 342 ; Rai Bareli, xi.
354, 355 ; Raipur, xi. 373 ; Rajputana,
xi. 418 ; Rajshahi, xi. 433 ;_ Ram-
drug, xi. 441 ; Rangpur, xi. 496 ;
Rawal Pindi, xii. 29 ; Rohtak, xii. 73 ;
Sagar, xii. 105 ; Saharanpur, xii. 120 ;
Sakti, xii. 148; Sangli, xii. 218;



346



INDEX.



Santal Parganas, xii. 232 ; Saran, xii.
255 ; Savanur, xii. 293 ; Sehwan, xii.
305; Seoni, xii. 312; Shahabad Dis-
trict, xii. 329 ; Shahabad (Kashmir),
xn - 337 '■> Shahjahanpur, xii. 349 ;
Shahpur, xii. 365 ; Sialkot, xii. 446 ;
Sibi, xii. 455 ; Sikkim, xii. 486 ;
Simla, xii. 493 ; Sind, xii. 520 ; Sirohi,
xiii. 5 ; Sirsa, xiii. 9 ; Sitapur, xiii.
34> 35 ; Sultanpur, xiii. 100 ; Sunth,
xiii. 114; Tarai, xiii. 209; Udaipur,
xiii. 402 ; Unao, xiii. 432 ; Warahi,
xiii. 521; Wardha, xiii. 526; Wiin,
xiii. 543 ; Yusafzai, xiii. 558.

Whirlpools, at Attock, i. 381 ; in Central
Provinces, iii. 298, 299.

Whish, Mr., discovered the table -land
in the Nilgiri Hills (1819), x. 303.

White, Major, Political Agent at Sadiya,
killed by the Khamtis (1839), viii.
429, xii. 93.

Whitehall, John, acting Governor of
Madras (1777 and 1780), ix. 67.

Whitlock, Gen., recovered Biinda from
the mutineers, ii. 49 ; reached Mahoba
(Sept. 1858), v. 300.

Whitney's, Professor, Sanskrit Grammar^
quoted, article ' India,' vi. 334 (foot-
note 1).

Wickes, T. H., Superintending Engi-
neer, made a special report for the
article on the Plugli river, v. 469.

Widows, Position of, in ancient India,
article 'India,' vi. 78.

Wihar, village in Central Provinces, xiii.

537.

Wilcox, Lieut., discovered connection of
the Tsan-pu with the Brahmaputra
(1827), vii. 19; visited the Khamti
country, viii. 144 ; the Mishmi Hills,
ix. 463.

Wilcox, Colonel, astronomer-royal to
the king of Oudh up to 1847, viii.

5°9- . .

Wilde, Brigadier-General, failed to relieve

Ali Masjid (1841), viii. 126.
Wilder, Mr., worked the lead mines on

Taragarh Hill, i. 118.
Wilford, Colonel, quoted, on the fort of

Gwalior, v. 236 ; on the Kol empire,

viii. 254 ; on the shells in the Sai river,

xii. 139.
Wilkinson, Col. Sir Thomas, his inter-
vention in Sambalpur (1827), xii. 180 ;

his policy with the Kols of Singhbhiim

(1836), xii. 533.
Wilkinson, Colonel, cleared Budaun of

mutineers (1858), iii. 119.
Wilkes, Colonel, quoted, on the hill fort

of Gooty, v. 160, 161 ; on the siege of

Vellore (1780-82), xiii. 468.
Williams, Lieut. G. T., killed in attack



on Ramgarh (1814), monument to him
there, xi. 448.

Williams, Prof. Sir Monier, article
' India,' vi. 114; 129 (footnote 1).

Willoughby, Sir John, his attempt to
force an eastern passage along the
north of Europe and Asia, vi. 363.

Willoughby, J., his description of the
manner in which the Bhils prepare
carnelians for the Cambay cutters,
quoted, iii. 274.

Willoughby, Lieut., blew up the maga-
zine at Delhi (1857), iv. 194.

Willshire, Gen. Sir A., stormed Khelat
(1839), ii. 31; returned by the Mula
Pass, ix. 535.

Wilson, Andrew, his description of the
Himalayas, v. 403 ; on the mountain
hamlets, v. 413.

Wilson, Bishop Daniel, chiefly built St.
Paul's Cathedral, Calcutta, iii. 251,252.

Wilson, Dr. H. H., Works of, quoted,
article 'India,' vi. no (footnote 1) ;
127 (footnote 2); 154 (footnote 1) ;
Ariana Antiqua, 175 (footnote I);
Vishnu Purdna, 180 (footnote 4) ;
216, 217 (footnotes) ; Essays, 191
(footnote 2) ; Religion of the Hindus,
201 (footnote 2); 205 (footnote 1) ;
206 (footnote 2); 210 (footnote 2);
221 (footnote 2); 223 (footnotes 3 and
4) ; on the antiquity of the Madhura
Sthala Pur ana, ix. 122 ; his list of
the heads of the Sringeri monastery,
xiii. 79.

Wilson, Dr. J., Indian Caste, quoted,
article 'India,' vi. 194 (footnote 1) ;
195 (footnote 2); no (footnote 1);
his supplementary reports to the Bom-
bay Census, iii. 49 ; believed the Beni-
Israel to be the lost ten tribes, viii.
266.

Wilson, Mr. James, his financial reforms
after the Mutiny, article 'India,' vi.
424.

Win-ba-daw, village and creek in Burma,
xiii. 537.

Winchester, Mary, carried off by Lushais
(1871), and rescued by the Lushai ex-
pedition, viii. 531.

Windham, Gen., defeated the mutineers
near Cawnpur, but lost that city (Nov.
1857), iii. 292.

Wingate, Sir George, on the trade of
Ratnagiri, xii. II.

Wingfield, Sir Charles, kept safe by the
Raja of Balrampur in his fort during
the Mutiny, v. 149, 150; Chief Com-
missioner of Oudh, his land settlement
(1859), x. 503, 504.

Winter, Sir Edward, Governor of Madras
(1 66 1 -68), ix. 66.



INDEX.



347



Wise, Dr. T. A. , Review of the History
of Medicine among the Asiatics, quoted,
article ' India,' vi. no (footnote i).

Witchcraft still believed in, by the Bhils,
ii. 390, 391 ; in Central Provinces, iii.
312 ; Chutia Nagpur Tributary States,
iii. 466; Kangra, vii. 421; by the
Karens, viii. 4 ; by the Bhils of Mahi
Kantha, ix. 178; of Mehwas, ix. 400,
401.

Wodeyar dynasty, in Mysore, x. 94, 115,
116.

Wohora, petty State in Bombay, xiii. 537.

Wokligas, agricultural caste in Mysore
State, x. 99, District, x. 117 ; Shimoga,
xii. 402 ; Tumkur, xiii. 377.

Wolf, The, article ' India,' vi. 654.
Local notices — Akola, i. 141 ; Allah-
abad, i. 185 ; Amritsar, i. 255 ; An-
antapur, i. 274 ; Azamgarh, i. 393 ;
Baluchistan, ii. 36 ; Bankura, ii. 79 ;
Bannu, ii. 90; Bardwan, ii. 127 ; Bel-
lary, ii. 241 ; Bonai, iii. 85 ; Broach,
iii. 102; Budaun, iii. 117; Buland-
shahr, iii. 132; Cawnpur, iii. 280;
Chhindwara, iii. 399 ; Cochin, iv. 2 ;
Coimbatore, iv. 15 ; Cuddapah, iv. 48;
Darbhangah, iv. 123 ; Darjiling, iv.
131; Dera Ismail Khan, iv. 220;
Dharwar, iv. 259 ; Etawah, iv. 370 ;
Fatehpur, iv. 423 ; Firozpur, iv. 459 ;
Gangpur, iv. 478 ; Gaya, v. 45 ; Goda-
vari, v. 123 ; Gonda, v. 147 ; Goona,
v. 159; Gorakhpur, v. 165; Gurdaspur,
v. 207 ; Gurgaon, v. 216; Gwalior, v.
229 ; Haidarabad (Sind), v. 275 ;
Hamirpur, v. 298 ; Hazaribagh, v.
370 ; Hissar, v. 427 ; Hoshiarpur, v.
452; Jaunpur, vii. 151 ; Jerrack, vii.
180 ; J hang, vii. 206 ; Jhansi, vii. 217 ;
Kaladgi, vii. 315; Kangra, vii. 413;
Karachi, vii. 445; Karnul, viii. 35;
Kashmir, viii. 68 ; Kathiawar, viii.
96 ; Khairpur, viii. 133 ; Khandesh,
viii. 150; Kotah, viii. 304; Lahore,
viii. 404; Lalitpur, viii. 477; Larkhana,
viii. 463 ; Lohardaga, viii. 477 ;
Madras Presidency, ix. 8, 89 ; Main-
puri, ix. 203 ; Manbhum, ix. 279 ;
Mirzapur, ix. 453 ; Montgomery, ix.
495 ; Moradabad, ix. 505 ; Multan,
x. 3 ; Muttra, x. 45 ; Muzaffargarh, x.
58 ; Nimar, x. 328 ; Oudh, x. 483 ;
Partabgarh, xi. 69 ; Rajagriha Hills,
xi. 94; Peshawar, xi. 147; Pilibhit,
xi. 172; Pishin, xi. 188; Poona, xi.
200 ; Punjab, xi. 259 ; Rai Bareli, xi.
353 ; Rampa, xi. 454 ; Rawal Pindi,
xii. 22 ; Rohtak, xii. 69 ; Saharanpur,
xii. 115; Salem, xii. 152; Saran, xii.
252 ; Shahpur, xii. 361 ; Sholapur,
xii. 412 ; Sialkot, xii. 441 ; Sind, xii.



507 ; Sitapur, xiii. 30 ; Sultanpur, xiii.
97; Surat, xiii. 120; Tarai, xiii. 208;
Thar and Parkar, xiii. 264 ; Upper
Sind Frontier, xiii. 440 ; Wardha, xiii.
524 ; Wun, xiii. 539.
Women, Position of, in ancient India,
and in Vishnu-worship, article ' India,'
vi. 78 ; 221.
Wontimetta. See Vontimitta.
Wood, Col., took Dharapuram (1768),
iv. 251 ; and Dharmapuri, iv. 254 ;

Kaveripatam and Kaveripuram, viii.

106 ; and Palghat, x. 543 ; commanded
against Haidar AH in Salem and

Coimbatore Districts (1767-68), xii.

154; took Satyamangalam (1768), xii.

291 ; and Villupuram, xiii. 474.
Wood, Capt., his estimate of the popu-
lation of Tatta in 1837, xiii. 218.
Wood, Capt., fought his way through

Singhera Pass to relief of Sambalpur

(1857), xii. 178.
Woodbridge, Lieut., killed in a fight with

Surendra Sa on the Bara Pahar, xii.

181.
Wood carving and turning, article ' India,'

vi. 112; 609. Local notices — Ahmad -

abad (blackwood), i. 96; Bhera, ii.

386 ; Lower Burma, iii. 198 ; Upper

Burma, iii. 217 ; Chiniot, iii. 418 ;

Cochin, iv. 7 ; Ghotki, v. 71 ; Hathras,

v. 355 ; Jampur, vii. 133 ; North Kanara,

vii. 373 ; Karauli, vii. 473 ; Kathiawar,

viii. 96 ; by the Khamtis, viii. 144 ;

Kvimpta, viii. 361 ; Mandalay, ix. 290;

Nagina (ebony), x. 160 ; Punjab, xi.

287 ; Saharanpur, xii. 122 ; Sahiwal, xii.

137; Sakhera, xii. 145; Sherghatj,

xii. 380; Shimoga (sandal- wood), xii.

404 ; Sorab (sandal- wood), xiii. 65, 66 ;

Tando Lukman, xiii. 177 ; Tando

Muhammad Khan, xiii. 179 ; Vizaga-

patam (sandal-wood), xiii. 498.
Woodington, Colonel, took Champaner

(1802), iii. 333; Pawagarh (1803), xi.

122.
Woollen cloth, Manufacture of, Amraoti,

i. 251; Amritsar, i. 265; Bangalore

(steam factory), ii. 70; Bari, ii. 151 ;

Bikaner, ii. 439 ; Ellenabad, iv. 344 ;

Firozpur, iv. 445 ; Indralkaranji, v.

510; Islamabad, vii. 26; Jaipur, vii.

53 ; Kangra, vii. 426 ; Kashmir, viii.

73, 74; Kistavvar, viii. 225 ; Kolha-

pur, viii. 284 ; Ludhiana, viii. 524 ;

Mallani, ix. 261. See also Blankets.
Wootz or Indian steel, made in the Nal-

lamalai Hills, x. 185.
Wrestlers, hold their great meeting at

Hongal, v. 440.
Wright, Dr., botanist, his works on

Indian botany, ix. 81.



348



INDEX.



Wright, Dr., History of Nepal, quoted,
on Khatmandu, viii. 183 - 185 ; the
ancient history of Nepal, x. 274 ; on
Patan in Nepal, xi. 83.

Wudnere. See Badnera.

Wuliir, lake in Kashmir, xiii. 537, 538.

Wulusna. See Walasna.

Wun, District in Berar, xiii. 538-546 ;
physical aspects, 538, 539 ; history,
539, , 540 ; population, 540-543 ; the
Banjaras, 541 ; the Gonds, 542 ;
agriculture, 543, 544 ; commerce and
trade, 544, 545 ; administration, 545 ;
medical aspects, 545, 546.

Wun, town and tahsil in Central Pro-
vinces, xiii. 546.

Wunala. See YVanala.

Wunnah. See Wannah.

Wursora. See Warsora.

Wusna. See Wasna.

Wye. See Wai.

Wymer, Col., sent to relieve Khelat-i-
Ghilzai from Kandahar (1842), vii.

394.
Wynad. See Wainad.
Wynch, Alexander, Governor of Madras,

(1773-75), ix. 67.
Wyse, Mr., killed in the Mopla outbreak

of 1849, lx - 22 3-



Xavier, St. Francis, his work in India,
article ' India,' vi. 244, 245. Local
notices — Preached at Cochin (1530),
and made many converts, iv. 12 ; his
tomb in the Church of the Bom Jesus
at Old Goa, v. 107 ; patron saint of
Madras fishermen, ix. 25 ; his con-
version of the Paravars of Tinnevelli,
xiii. 302, 303. See also Roman
Catholic and Catholic.



Yabeins, race of silkworm rearers in
Lower Burma, iii. 183 ; Prome, xi.
233 ; Shwe-gyin, xii. 431 ; Taung-
ngu, xiii. 224 ; Tharawadi, xiii. 272.

Yadiki, town and temples in Madras,

xiii - 547;
Yagachi, river in Mysore, xiii. 547.
Yajnavalkya's Code of Hindu Law,

article ' India,' vi. 1 14, 115.
Yajur-Veda, The, article 'India,' vi. 88.
Yak, The, sure-footed beast of burden in

the Himalayas, article ' India,' vi.

9, 10. Local notices — Chamba, iii.



329 ; Himalaya Mountains, v. 409 ;
Kumaun, viii. 350 ; Spiti, xiii. 73.

Yak's tails, exported from Spiti, xiii. 73.

Yakub Khan, recognised as Amir of
Afghanistan (1879), but later deposed
by the English, i. 52 ; by his victory on
the Helmand (1868) recovered Kan-
dahar for his father, vii. 395.

Yalamalia, town in Madras, xiii. 547.

Yale, Mr. M. E., purchased Fort St.
David (1690), and probably gave it
that name, iv. 162 ; Governor of
Madras (1687-92), ix. 66.

Yama, the Hindu god of death, Vedic
legend of, article ' India,' vi. 85.

Yamkanmardi, town in Bombay, xiii. 547«

Yanadis, aboriginal hill and jungle tribe,
in North Arcot, i. 315 ; Cuddapah, iv.
51; Kistna District, viii. 230; Nal-
lamalai Hills, x. 185 ; Nellore, x. 265,
266 ; Srihankot, xiii. 75.

Yanaon, French settlement on east
coast, xiii. 547, 548.

Yandabu, town in Upper Burma, scene
of treaty of 1826, xiii. 548 ; treaty of,
article ' India,' vi. 403, 404.

Yan-dun. See Nyaung-dun.

Yar Muhammad, his career, Shikarpur
his capital, xii. 388, 389 ; founded the
Kalhora dynasty in Sind and ruled
(1701-19), xii. 511.

Yashwantgarh. See Rairi.

Ya-theh-myo, ancient capital in Burma,
xiii. 549.

Yauk-thwa, river in Burma, xiii. 549.

Yavanas, the name applied to Greeks and
Scythians by the Brahmans, article
'India,' vi. 93 ; 172, 173.

Yawal, town in Bombay, xiii. 549-

Yaws, pedlars in Lower Burma, iii. 183.

Ye, town and river in Burma, xiii. 549.

Yedator, town, temple, and taluk in
Mysore, xiii. 550.

Yedenalknad, taluk in Coorg, xiii. 550.

Yediyur, village in Mysore, xiii. 551.

Ye-gyi, creek in Burma, xiii. 551.

Ye-gyi Pan-daw, town in Burma, xiii. 551.

Ye-kin, town in Burma, xiii. 551.

Yelagiri, hill tract in Madras, xiii. 551.

Yelahanka, village in Mysore, xiii. 551.

Ye-la-maing, township in Burma, xiii.

55 1 -
\ elamanchili, village in Madras, xiii.

55 1 -
Yelandur, town and taluk in Mysore, xiii.

552.
\ ellamala, range of mountains in Madras,

xiii. 552, 553.
Yellapur, town and taluk in Bombay,

xiii - 553-
Yelusavira, taluk in Coorg, xiii. 553, 554.
Yemiganur, town in Madras, xiii. 554.



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Yendaboo. See Yandabu.
Yenur, town in Madras, xiii. 554.
Yeola, tahsil m Bombay, xiii. 554.
Yeola, weaving town in Bombay, xiii.

554,555-

\ eotmal, village and taluk in Berar, xiii.

555-
\ erikalis, aboriginal tribe in North

Arcot, i. 315; Cuddapah, iv. 51 ;

Kistna District, viii. 230 ; Nellore, x.

266.
Yerkad, hill station and sanitarium in

Madras, xiii. 555, 556.
Yernagudem, village and taluk in Madras,

xiii. 556.
Yerramala. See Yellamala.
Yeshkuns, tribe in the Hindu Kush, v. 4 17.
Ye-su-daing, tidal creek in Burma, xiii.

556.
Yettumanur, taluk in Travancore, xiii.

556.
\ oga, one of the six darsanas or Brah-

manical systems of philosophy, article

1 India,' vi. 99.
Yogis, sect of Sivaite devotees, article

' India,' vi. 214.
Yoma or Roma, two mountain ranges in

Burma, xiii. 556, 557 ; article ' India,'

vi. 6.
Yule, Sir G. Udny, when Commissioner

of Bhagalpur, released all kamia

bondsmen in the Santal Parganas, xii.

233.

Yule's, Colonel Henry, Marco Polo,
quoted, article 'India,' vi. 151 (foot-
note 5) 1 ; 152 (footnote 1) ; 231 (foot-
note 1) ; 233 (footnotes I and 2) ;
237 (footnote 4) ; 238 (footnotes) ; 239
(footnote 3) ; 356 (footnote) ; Cathay
and the Way Thither, 233 (foot-
note 2) ; 283 (footnote 5). Local
notices — His articles in the Encyclopedia
Britannica used for the article on
Afghanistan, i. 27-53 '■> on tne Anda-
man Islands, i. 281-287 ; Ava, i. 388-
390 ; quoted, on the derivation of the
name Bombay, iii. 74 ; his estimate
of the population of Upper Burma,
iii. 213 ; accompanied Major Phayre's
mission to Burma (1855), iii. 227 ;
quoted, on the Muglis of the Hindu
Kush, v. 418 ; believes the Irawadi to
rise in the Langtam range of the
Himalayas, vii. 19 ; believes the Khasis
and Jaintias to be the same race, vii.
48 ; believes Masulipatam to be derived
from the root of ' Msesolia,' ix. 352 ;
quoted, on the source of the Sutlej, xiii.
140 ; on the Chins, xiii. 281.

Yun-za-lin, river in Burma, xiii. 557.

Yusaf Adil Shah, founded the kingdom of
Bijapur, and built the citadel there, ii.



424, 425 ; took Goa (1510), but soon

lost it again, v. 100.
Yusafzai, tahsil in Punjab, xiii. 557, 558.
Yusafzais, Pathan tribe in Afghanistan,

i. 42 ; and in Peshawar, xii. 150, 1 5 1.
Ywa-taung, town in Burma, xiii. 558.
Ywe, one of the mouths of the Irawadi,

xiii. 558, 559.



Zafarabad, village in N.-W. Provinces,

xiii. 559.
Zafar Khan, sacked Somnath (1394), and

founded a Muhammadan dynasty in

Gujarat, viii. 91.
Zafarwal, town and tahsil in Punjab, xiii.

559-

Zahid Khan, appointed Nawab of Multan
by Muhammad Shah (1738), and
founded a dynasty, x. 4.

Zaidpur, weaving town in Oudh, xiii. 560.

Zalim Singh, of Kotah, the principality
of Jhalawar created for his descendants
(1838), vii. 199, 200 ; his enlightened
policy as regent of Kotah, viii. 305 ;
with help of English detachment won
victory at Mangrol (1821), ix. 317.

Za-lun, town and township in Burma,
xiii. 560.

Zama Khan, Rohilla governor of Jaun-
pur, expelled by Chait Singh of



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