The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Muhammad Abdul Majid, Nawab
Muhammad Abdul Majid, Nawab, Bar-at-Law; claims descent from an ancient family of Jaunpur which, owing to its loyalty to the British in the Mutiny of 1857. had lost a considerable portion of its property; educ: at Allahabad and in England; was called to the Bar at the latter place; owns estates in the districts of Gazipur, Ballia, Aramghara, and Jaunpur; enjoys an annual revenue of Rs. 80,000; Fellow, Allahabad University; Trustee, M.A.O. College, Aligarh; Member, Moslem League, U.P.; is a Persian and Arabic Scholar of repute; Member, Legislative Council, U.P., 1910. Address: Allahabad, U.P.; Jaunpur, U.P.; India.