Fort St George
|Fort St George|
|Presidency: Madras Presidency|
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|Place Name:||Fort St George, Chennai|
Fort St George was the name of the military garrison in Madras, and it was home to British Army units for many centuries. It is now the home of the state legislature for Tamil Nadu. The church in Fort St George is called St Mary’s and it claims to be the oldest Anglican church outside of Europe.
The FIBIS database has some interior photographs of Fort St George.
- Madras Cemeteries - details St Mary's Church cemetery
Historical Books Online
- Fort St. George page 404 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864 Archive.org
- Fort St George, Madras - A Short History of our First Possession by Mrs Frank Penny. 1900. Archive.org Contains Details of Monuments in Old Cemetery
A Plan of Fort St. George and the City of Madras, by Herman Moll, from 'Modern History: or, the Present State of all Nations', by Thomas Salmon. Published by Bettesworth & Hitch, London, 1726. Source : Columbia University