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The pioneers on the Truro and Belvedere/ The four Vedas

THE first batch of indentured Indians arrived in Natal in the paddle-steamer, the S.S. " Truro " The ship left Madras on October 13, 1860, and reached Durban on November 16, 1860. The disembarkation took place on November 17.

Making the Personal Civil: The Protector’s Office and the Administration of Indian Personal Law in Colonial Natal, 1872 – 1907

The arguments presented in this paper analyze the administrative contestations around Indian ‘personal law ’in the Colony of Natal from the establishment of the Coolie Commission of Inquiry in 1872 to the promulgation of the Indian Marriages Act in 1907.2 To date, very little attention has focuse

Labouring under the Law: Exploring the Agency of Indian Women under Indenture in Colonial Natal, 1860 – 1911

This paper is intended as the beginnings of an introduction to a Master’s thesis that will look at discourses around Indian women and gender under indenture in Colonial Natal from 1860 to 1911.

Report of the Indian Immigrants Commission - 1885- 7 (Wragg Commission)

On July 13th, 1886, the Protector of Immigrants visited the estate, situated , at Umzinto, of :Messieurs :B'. and C. P. Reynolds, managed by the latter gentleman.

Letter to Thumba from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Phyllis Naidoo to Thumba

Letter to Theodora from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Phyllis Naidoo to Theodora

REPORT OF COOLIE COMMISSION, APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF THE INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE COLONY OF NATAL 1872

REPORT TO HIS EXCELLENCY ANTHONY MUSGRAVE, ESQ., C.M.G., LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF NATAL, &C., &C

Indentured Indian Immigration to Natal, 1860- 1870 with special reference to the Hindu Caste System and its implications

To the people of the West, the inhabitants of India are the least understood and the mosteasily misunderstood of all men.

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The aim of this study is twofold, namely, to provide an in-depth and
detailed exploration of the transnational migrations of a sample of
professional Indian1 women in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal; and, to
contextualize the changing identities of Indian women in South Africa,

Letter to Shun from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Phyllis Naidoo to Shun

REPORT OF COOLIE COMMISSION, APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF THE INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE COLONY OF NATAL 1872

THIRD SESSION, SIXTH COUNCIL. - L. C. No. 1,
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REPORT
OF
COOLIE COMMISSION,
APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF THE
INDIAN IMMIGRANTS
IN THE
COLONY OF NATAL;

Indentured Indian Immigration to Natal, 1860- 1870 with special reference to the Hindu Caste System and its implications

While much i s w r i t t e n about the Indians from the time they came t o South
A f r i c a i n 1860 t o the present day, research leading t o the conditions i n
India p r i o r t o 1860 and the possible reasons as t o why they l e f t

LAwS AND ACTS RELATIVE TO ASIATICS

List of Laws (From Chinappa, K History of the Asiatic Bazaar in Pretoria) 

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal........

Bamboo square : a documentary narrative of the 'Indian and Native cantonment' at the Point , 1873-1903

The urban poor and their condition has not been a specially popular theme in
local history. This is surprising given that they were in so many ways the
direct result of other significant events and policies of nineteenth century

Letters to Sam from Phyllis Naidoo

Letters from Phyllis Naidoo to Sam

Indentured Indian History - 1860

In Natal, the arrival of the Indentured Indian in 1860 marked the beginnings of an organised scheme whereby approximately 152,184 Indians arrived to seek gainful employment in a fledgling sugar industry.

Indenture Conditions (Indian Patriot, April 1909)

Indian Patriot

Girmitya tales : an odyssey

The British settlers’ (c1840s) saw sugar as a viable export commodity but there was a serious shortage of labour. The fate of the colony “hangs on a thread, the thread is labour (Natal Mercury, April 1859).

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