Archive / Papers / Lorimer Papers: Box 1


Manuscript of Mr Lorimer’s proposed book entitled “East India Saga a Family Story 1732-1944” written in 1968. 507 ff.

Chapters 1-17 give details of the Lorimer family and their connections with India.

Chapters 18-21 give details of Christopher Lorimer’s work and life with Steel Brothers in London, Burma and Bengal.

Chapter 20 – Diary from December 1941 – March 1942 covers the Japanese invasion into Burma and the evacuation.