Ships, Steam and Innovation Case Study: Visiting England 1839

Ships, Steam and Innovation Case Study: Visiting England 1839

Visiting England 1849 It was perhaps the Governor’s delighted response to Ardaseer’s domestic invention, as much as his achievements in steam machinery that gave Ardaseer…

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Ships, Steam and Innovation Case Study: An Indian shipbuilding dynasty

Ships, Steam and Innovation Case Study: An Indian shipbuilding dynasty

An Indian shipbuilding dynasty This family story begins with Lowjee Nusserwanjee (c.1700-1774) the great (x2) grandfather of Ardaseer Cursetjee. He was born at Siganpur near…

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Ships, Steam and Innovation Case Study

Ships, Steam and Innovation Case Study

  Ships, Steam & Innovation: An East India Company Family Story, c.1700-1877 By Blair Southerden (with Helen Clifford)   Please note that this case study…

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William Gamul Farmer Case Study: Fortune

William Gamul Farmer Case Study: Fortune

William Gamul Farmer’s fortune And so, at last, to William’s possible acquisition of the fortune he had sought for so long. It was the climax…

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William Gamul Farmer Case Study: Career

William Gamul Farmer Case Study: Career

William Gamul Farmer’s career Nine writers were appointed to the Bombay residency in 1763 according to EIC records.[1]  Of five there is no trace later…

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William Gamul Farmer Case Study

William Gamul Farmer Case Study

The career of William Gamul Farmer (1746-1797) in India, 1763-1795 By Penelope Farmer Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in…

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Osterley Case Study: Winds of Trade

Osterley Case Study: Winds of Trade

The Child family’s interest in East India Company sea trade was carried forward through their investment in shipping. Company ships were instrumental in the network…

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