The main road before the junction to curepipe
Their names were often bastardized by British immigration officers.
Unlike indentured Indians who were given a number and can therefore be traced at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI), the tracing of passenger Indians can prove to be extremely laborious and sometimes impossible at the Archives.
The passenger register for the early twentieth century can be less daunting.
They associated themselves readily with the Indentured population.
It could well be that the presence of two village folks, Ibrahimjee Teelee Bahemia and Ismael Jeewa, at Rose Hill might have influenced the Atchias to open a dukan at the junction of Avenue Belle Rose and the main road to Mahebourg.
At first they took a shack on lease and built a straw hut to house the other members.
J), created the impression that most passenger Gujarati Indians were associated with wealth.
The Barbodhanians This short narrative explores the early settlement of the last group of Sunnee Vohras – the Barbodhanians.
One characteristic of this group was that they were exogamous.