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In Company and India: Manuscript and Notes
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In Company and India: Manuscript File1

Preface by Lord Weatherill

1) The Reluctant Empire [history of the East India Company]

2) The Addiscombe Herons [history of Addiscombe Place]

3) The Years of Construction (origins and early years of the Seminary)

4) Addiscombe under Stannus [1834 - 1850]

5) Abbotship, a decade of disquiet [1851 - 1861]

6) All Roads Lead to India [later development of the Seminary site and environs]

7) The Years of Reflection [memoirs of the Seminary: careers of Henry Vibart and M.F.Coussmaker]

8) A Job for the Boys [family connections and nepotism]

In Company and India: Manuscript and Notes

  • AR85
  • Collection
  • 1991 - 1992

Manuscript of book, 'In Company and India, a history of Addiscombe Military Seminary (2 loose-leaf files); with file of research notes and correspondence etc used in its compilation. In Company and India was researched and written by Alan C Hardcastle in 1991-1992; but he was unable to find a publisher for it. It contains a preface written by Lord Weatherill (formerly Bernard Weatherill, MP for Croydon North-East and Speaker of the House of Commons).

Alan C. Hardcastle