The Gurdaspur District Gazetteers Of Year 1914

Consists of information about geographical, topographical features such as river systems, Geology, Fauna and Flora such as wild animals and plant species; demographic patterns such as births and deaths, socio-religious variations such as distinctions of caste, religion and language, major occupations in agriculture, industry and commerce; governmental administrative systems. During British Rule the district of Gurdaspur was a subdivision of Lahore Division, the district itself was administratively subdivided into four tehsils: Gurdaspur, Batala, Shakargarh and Pathankot. According to the 1881 census the population of the district was 823,695 this had risen by over 100,000 to 943,922 in the 1891 census. The 1901 census recorded a population of 940,334.