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The Gazette of India and Calcutta Gazette were official publications of the Government of India, and Government of Bengal respectively, and similar in function to the London Gazette. They contained a lot of information about both Europeans and native Indians, including military matters.

The following may be downloaded as pdfs from DSpace at West Bengal State Central Library


I have copied the following from the catalogue. I have not downloaded any of them.

Hopefully the underlying URLs have copied, otherwise you will need to search in the catalogue. (Edit: a few open as External links, but most do not0

Where two results came up, I have copied both. I’m unaware of whether they are the same file duplicated, or different copies of the same editions. I apologise if I have classified any of the years incorrectly.



EDIT I have added URLs

Gazette of India

April-June,1915 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/13208


Jan 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11133

Feb 1916http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11134

March1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11132

July 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10319

August 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11035

September 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11036

August-September 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/19776


April 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10966

May 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10969

June 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10970


July-August 1920 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/13227

July-August 1920 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/17752

Calcutta Gazette


May-June 1914 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/16882

November 1914 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10908

December 1914 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10910


April-June 1915 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/13216

July1915 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10740

August 1915 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10742

July-December 1915 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/17104


January1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10683

February 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10686

March 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10688

July 1916 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/14011


January 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10365

February 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10366

March 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10367

April 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10973

May 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10975

June 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10971

October 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11038

November 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11040

December 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11042

November-December 1917 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/13995


January-June 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/19704

July 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10722

August 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10723

September 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10724

October 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11216

November 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11215

December 1918 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/11214


January-May 1919 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/21500

April 1919 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10290

May 1919 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10292

June 1919 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/10293

November-December 1919 http://hdl.handle.net/10689/14540

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Maureene stunning work, simply stunning work, and a lot of effort in presenting it so well and accessibly, though I think there is a technical hitch I can't get the links to work

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I thought the underlying URLs would copy, and I can access 5 of the above, but the rest unfortunately can't be accessed from the page above. Why five work, and the others don't is a puzzle.

If you are interested and want to read the Gazettes, you will need to search in the catalogue of DSpace at West Bengal State Central Library



Edit: I have now replaced the original links and added URLs

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I have now replaced all the URLs which were in the original post, so they should all work now.

These are links to pdf downloads



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There are also editions of the Gazette of India to read online on the Digital Library of India website.


This website uses images in the TIFF format, so you may need to download a suitable plug-in if you are unable to read the images.

This website is usually slow.

Excluding the above dates the following dates are available according to the catalogue

1914: April-June. July-September. October-December.

1915: July-December.

1916: April-June. October-December.

1917: April-June. July-September. October-December. November-December.

1918: October-December.

1919: January-February. March. October-December.

1920: January-March.

1921: July-September.

1922: January-March.



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Wow - really useful.! Thanks for posting

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