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1972 – Benazir Bhutto with Mr R K von Goldstein

A BIT OF HISTORY
The Simla Agreement on Bilateral Relations between India and Pakistan was signed by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, and President of Pakistan, Z. A. Bhutto, at Simla on July 2, 1972.

Benazir Bhutto visited BCS during that time and here is a picture with the BCS Headmaster Mr R K von Goldstein

Of Simla, Delhi, Calcutta, Bishop Cotton School, Indian Railways, Game Reserves……

An interesting article on the internet.

The Price family section contains personal accounts of different aspects of life of the British in India from the early 1920’s to partition in 1947 during the British Raj. It includes memories of Simla, Delhi, Calcutta, Bishop Cotton School, Indian Railways, Game Reserves, Wartime experiences in Borneo, Labuan and Rangoon.
The history of the Heysham family starts with the earliest records in 1226. It includes the text from a fascinating book about John Heysham MD who was very largely responsible for the first acturial tables and was also an eminent naturalist, and life in the 1700’s.
Further is an account of the death of my Uncle, Harry Stone of the Devonshire Regiment, in the 1st Battle of the Somme in 1916……

Read it here