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 Barbodhan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barbodhan is a small village in India near Surat city.
Barbodhan is possibly named after the Portugese trader, writer, geographer and explorer Duarte Barbosa who extensively mapped the area and wrote about the culture.
The History of emmigrants of Barbodhan's over the past 100 years
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbodhan   (112 words)

 Looking back at Barbodhan community - This Is Lancashire
During the research he found out that members of the Barbodhan community were instrumental along with other communities in setting up the first mosques, cricket teams and football teams in the north west of England.
The village Barbodhan is in the Western State of Gujerat in India.
According to local folklore the name Barbodhan comes from the term "Babul Aden" or translated into English this would mean "Gateway to Aden".
archive.thisislancashire.co.uk /2002/10/11/591192.html   (520 words)

 Surat - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
After it wascleaned up it was declared the second cleanest city of India.
One particular village in the suburbs of Surat is Barbodhan Village, possiblyname after the explorer Barbosa linkdescribes the history of Barbodhan
Surat is now considered to be the cleanest city in India and one of the classic example of the "one man show" carried out bythen municipal commissioner Rao.
www.world-knowledge-encyclopedia.com /?t=Surat   (830 words)

 Barbodhan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
My father (Haroon Patel) arrived to the UK from Barbodhan in the late 1950's.
One of the reasons I stood for election was, firstly a lifelong interest in politics but also to get more Asians and people from ethnic background to get involved in the political process and stand for elections.
I am married to Halima Rawat, daughter of Mohammed Hanif Eusoof Rawat, who is profiled in the website and have one daughter.
www.barbodhan.org.uk /main_stuf/profile/ipl.htm   (352 words)

 The Asian News - Village story
Community worker Ibrahim Kala is seeking out veteran Barbodhans – so called because they come from the village of that name near the thriving Indian city of Surat in Gujerat.
He wants to record the reminiscences of the first Barbodhans to arrive in Bolton where their children still live in great numbers.
As Mr Kala’s first short pamphlet ‘A History of Barbodhan Muslims living in Bolton in the late 1950s and 1960s’ records many found jobs in the textile industry which at that time was still a major employer.
www.theasiannews.co.uk /news/s/180/180176_village_story.html   (644 words)

 Rxpress - Surat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
There still is an irregular picturesque fortress on the banks of the river built in 1540.
One particular village in the suburbs of Surat is Barbodhan Village, possibly named after the explorer Duarte Barbosa.
Surat eclipsed Cambay as the major port of western India, as Cambay's harbor had began to silt up.
www.rxpresspharmacy.com /wiki/index/Surat   (1215 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
I request all Barbodhanias to convey their messages and news related to Barbodhan on the guest book please.
Yo this the new Barbodhan crew, the next generation of Barbodhians.
Loved the pics but its a shame that the new generation is not in any of the pics.
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 Yusuf makes a name for himself - This Is Lancashire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
All this is some distance from the time he arrived in Bolton, aged eight, on Christmas Day, 1966.
He found Bolton somewhat different to the hot and dusty Indian village of Barbodhan in Gujerat state which his father had left six years earlier for work in the textiles industry here.
The seeds of a business career began when Yusuf started selling yoghurt door-to-door at the age of nine.
archive.thisislancashire.co.uk /1996/07/08/849547.html   (545 words)

 Moving Here | Barbodhan Welfare Society
The Barbodhan Welfare Society documents the history of Gujerati Muslims living in Bolton who came from the small village of Barbodhan near to Surat, India.
Read some of the interviews with people who moved to Bolton in the 1960S.
You can also go to our search form to find a story which may be related to the places you are interested in.
www.movinghere.org.uk /stories/stories.asp?projectNo=22   (167 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The name of the village "Barbodhan" could be a slight distortion from "Bir Baidhan", meaning the well belonging to the whites.
Surat was the main West Coast port city used by Portgese untileast India troops took it over from them by use of force during the second half of seventeenth century in Auragzeb time.
Look it up in the archives (Muhafiz Khana) of your district.
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 Moving Here | Help | Getting Started | Useful websites
About South Asian Seamen - the first significant group of South Asian migrants in the 20th century.
Interviews of those of the first generation who came to live in England from Barbodhan in the 1950's and 1960's.
British Library guide to collections they hold relating to Asians in Britain.
www.movinghere.org.uk /help/websites.htm   (4387 words)

 Hofincons Infotech & Industrial Services Pvt Ltd
This paper describes how by suitable reorientation, the efficiency was increased and the power consumption reduced, with a payback period of only two years.
Rama Newsprint and Papers Ltd, Barbodhan, Dist. Surat 395 005 Gujarat
Due to heavy vibration in the steam turbine (14.5 MW), some interstage fins of the LP rotor as well as the diaphragm came out from the seating area.
www.hofincons.com /tra_callpapers.asp   (6874 words)

 "Chaddi-Banian" gang strikes in Olpad taluka
SURAT, Feb 14: About 10 armed bandits of the dreaded Chaddi Banian Dhari struck at a house in the Labour Colony of Rama Paper Mills in Barbodhan village of Olpad taluka and besides injuring six people, decamped with valuables during the early hours of Sunday.
Chakravarti, who lodged a complaint, said that the group armed with lathis, pipes and sickles after entering the house, smashed the television and VCR set, beat up six people and decamped with cash and valuables.
Copyright © 1999 Indian Express Newspapers (Bombay) Ltd.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19990215/ige15108.html   (199 words)

 Bolton Information | Community & People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
B.A.N.D. (Bolton Association and Network of Drop-Ins) 68 St Georges Road, Bolton BL1 2DD 01204 521673 Click here
Barbodhan Welfare Society 139 Gibbon Street, Bolton BL3 3NN 01204 363094.
Bear Rescue Support Group, Bolton B J Walker, Bearcroft Cottage, 193 Stitch-mi-Lane, Harwood BL2 4HT.
www.thisisbolton.co.uk /lancashire/bolton/info/people.html   (1827 words)

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