The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Brij Narayan Gurtu, Rai
Brij Narayan Gurtu, Rai: b, 1876; succeeded, 1904; is a Kashmiri Brahmin of the Gurtu sect.; his grandfather Pandit Kishen Narayan, was a Deputy Collector at the time of the Mutiny of 1857 at Sangor. He was loyal to the Government and did all he could to restrain the rebel sepoys and to quiet the inhabitants. He was rewarded with a grant of 3 villages in Cawnpore together with the hereditary title of Rai. The property comprises 7 villages in Cawnpore, paying a revenue of Rs. 8,288. Address: Patkapur, Cawnpore, U.P.