Who's Who in India Supplement 1 (1912)/Aulad Hossein, Saiyid
Aulad Hossein, Saiyid, Khan Bahadur, Extra Assistant Superintendent. Survey of India, was born on 16th December, 1868, and educated at the Aligarh College, Roorkee Engineering College and Survey of India Training School, Dehra Duh. He is descended from a very old Mussalman family of Muttra, whose ancestors came to India with Mahmud of Ghazni. Saiyid Fazal Hossein, the grandfather of Saiyid Aulad Hossein, was at Jullundur at the outbreak of the Mutiny, and rendered signal service to Government at that time, for which he was duly rewarded and thanked. Saiyid Aulad Hossein joined the Survey of India, after passing the required examinations, from the Thomason College, Roorkee, in 1891, and has thus seen twenty years' service in that department of Government. He reached gazetted rank in 1902. His title was conferred on the occasion of the Coronation Durbar of 1911. Address: Dehra Dun, U.P.