The years after the 1833 Charter Act saw Anglo-Indians again serving in military and civil posts, especially in the rapidly expanding railway, telegraph, and postal services, where they had a notable presence.
The book is a glimpse into the lifestyle of upper class Anglo-Indians , the hierarchy that governed their lives, the social dos and don'ts and the intricacies of life in a small, semi-British town in 1946.
Mr. Hayden who runs a telephone booth in the mostly Anglo-Indian locality of Mettuguda, insists that he comes there only to read newspapers.
‘About 90 per cent of railway employees were Anglo-Indians and this was called the Little England,’ said John D' Souza, who will retire from railways next year.
A pious and obsequious Anglo-Indian nurse named Mary offers to find milk for the child, which she succeeds in doing, without revealing her method to the depressed, ailing mother.
In India a substantial Anglo-Indian army was raised, which landed in Basra in November 1914.
The Colonel has many Indian friends, but despises Anglo-Indians , while Lucy yearns for some friends of her own race.
The second Afghan war of 1878-1880 involved the massacre of the British staff in Kabul, and the comprehensive defeat of an Anglo-Indian army.
The designers worked on their Anglo-Indian décor brief for months finally constructing a centre-ridged, tent-like shell for the eatery to emphasise the British officers' love for camping in tents.
And yet, Anglo-Indians remain a distinct, albeit comparatively small, minority in contemporary India.