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Chronological list of additions to website

Visit to South Africa by Lord Headley and Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, 1926 9 January 2017

Photographs from tours of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 9 January 2017

Lord Headley section revised and extensive new section added on his visit to India in December 1927 – June 1928 6 January 2017

Article about the ‘What is Islam?’ sign-board 24 August 2016

Detailed reports by Maulana Sadr-ud-Din from 1914 about funeral and burial arrangements for British Indian Army soldiers in England 28 January 2016

Opening of ‘Peace Garden’ at 100-year old Muslim Burial Ground in Woking 18 January 2016

Interfaith meeting photograph from 1965 added 11 November 2015

Three letters of Maulana Nur-ud-Din to Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 28 October 2015

Id-ul-Fitr at Woking Mosque, 13 August 1915, attended by 300–400 Muslims including 50 Indian Muslim soldiers of the First World War — see reports and photographs 14 July 2015

Ayub Khan (later President of Pakistan) at the Woking Mosque 26 April 2015

Ismail de Yorke (son of Russian nobleman Serge Yourkevitch and Princess Saliha Hilmi of Egypt) — his life and work 9 March 2015

November 1914: Return of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din to Lahore from England after his first visit 25 December 2014

Photographs of the grave of Lord Headley at Brookwood Cemetery 27 November 2014

Imam of Woking Mosque, Maulana Sadr-ud-Din, visits Liverpool in October 1914, to find out about Quilliam’s home and family 24 November 2014

Account of funeral and burial of Lady Evelyn Zainab Cobbold: page updated and original Urdu article made available 22 November 2014

Photographs of gravestones from early burials of Indian Muslim soldiers of the First World War at Brookwood cemetery, added to page 16 November 2014

Quilliam in a group photograph at the Woking Mosque at Id-ul-Fitr, 1931 10 November 2014

Free display at Surrey History Centre during November 2014 —The Great War: From India to Woking

Burial of Indian Muslim soldiers of the First World War in England: 100th anniversary of first burial in November 2014 3 November 2014

Information on the British Museum website about Lady Evelyn Zainab Cobbold’s Pilgrimage in 1933 21 October 2014

The Woking Muslim Mission and the First World War 2 August 2014

British Film Institute video clip of Id-ul-Fitr, 1924, showing Lord Headley in close up 26 July 2014

Photograph of ‘What is Islam?’ signboard at end of Mosque grounds, facing railway line 18 June 2014

Reports published May 1914 10 June 2014

British Pathe newsreel film clips now on YouTube 25 April 2014

Reports published March to April 1914 27 March 2014

Reports from January 1914 1 February 2014

Events of the year 1914 19 January 2014

Photograph of grave of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, taken December 2013 5 January 2014

100th anniversary of Lord Headley’s declaration of embracing Islam 16 November 2013

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s report on end of Ramadan and ‘Id-ul-Fitr, September 1913 29 October 2013

More Woking newsreel film clips 26 August 2013

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din takes residence at the Woking Mosque, August 1913 8 August 2013

Speeches at Centenary Meeting, Woking, 4th May 2013: seven available to watch 23 July 2013

Speeches at Centenary Meeting, Woking, 4th May 2013: four available to watch 12 July 2013

Speeches at Centenary Meeting, Woking, 4th May 2013: three added 5 July 2013

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din digging in the garden at the Woking Mosque, 1913 1 July 2013

Woking Muslim Mission Centenary Meeting, Woking, 4th May 12 May 2013

Woking Muslim Mission Centenary Booklet, launched at Centenary Convention in Woking, 4 May 2013 7 May 2013

Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdur Rahman, at Id-ul-Fitr at Woking Mosque, March 1961 28 April 2013

Pakistan High Commissioner in U.K. with his family at Id-ul-Adha at Woking Mosque, July 1955 26 April 2013

Memorial Service for Aga Khan III, July 1957: News film clips on website of ITN archive 19 April 2013

Further reports about Lady Evelyn Cobbold: (1) Obituary in the Daily Telegraph, (2) Funeral report in Inverness newspaper 11 April 2013

Congress of Muslims in Britain, June 1952. First assembly of its kind in Britain, at Woking 23 March 2013

Information added about Princess Mary Karadja 25 February 2013

Woking Mosque Visitors Book, 1948–1953 17 December 2012

Muslim soldiers of the Indian army in Britain during the Second World War celebrate Id-ul-Adha at the Woking Mosque, December 1941 11 October 2012

100th anniversary of the arrival of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din in England — Commemorative leafletPhotographic insert for leaflet 23 September 2012

Photo of visit of Prince of Kurvai to the Woking Mosque 12 September 2012

Portrait photograph of Pickthall added 8 June 2012

Photograph of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din with staff of Woking Muslim Mission, and Marmaduke Pickthall 8 June 2012

Reports and comments from the British press on Lord Headley’s acceptance of Islam — from The Islamic Review, December 1913 12 May 2012

The Islamic Review special obituary issue on death of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 11 May 2012

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din writes in July 1913 about prospect of opening the “locked-up Woking Mosque” 30 January 2012

Imam of the Woking Mosque replies to question about Fascism/Nazism in 1939 19 December 2011

Report of ‘Id-ul-Fitr at Woking, 13 November 1939: Imam declares that Muslims must fight against the destruction of Jewish synagogues by Nazi Germany 19 December 2011

Account of acceptance of Islam by Mr. Hameedullah Bowman 19 December 2011

Some converts from the Islamic Review 18 December 2011

Quilliam attended ‘Id-ul-Adha prayers at Woking the month before his death in 1932 18 December 2011

Report in the Sunday Times of ‘Id-ul-Adha at Woking, 16 April 1932 18 December 2011

Imam attends Convention of Religions, Southport, August 1939 — photo 16 December 2011

Report of ‘Id-ul-Adha at Woking, 21 February 1937 16 December 2011

Mian Sir Muhammad Shafi — Muslim League leader, minister and politician who supported the Woking Muslim Mission 16 December 2011

Syed Ameer Ali — His help for the Woking Mission and Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 13 December 2011

Material from the archives of The Times, London, now complete 4 December 2011

From the archives of The Times, London 28 October 2011

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s acclaimed speech at the Convention of Religions, Allahabad, India, on 9 January 1911 9 January 2011

Brief biographies of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, English and Urdu 15 December 2010

Addition to the Quilliam information page: obituary in Paigham Sulh, Lahore 21 August 2010

Addition to the Quilliam information page 10 February 2010

Annual Meeting of British Muslim Society, November 1928 29 June 2008

The Woking Mosque Fountain 22 February 2008

First meeting of the British Muslim Society, December 1914 30 October 2007

The Islamic Review archive — All available issues completed 22 June 2007

The Islamic Review archive — Done till 1967 17 June 2007

The Islamic Review archive — 1962–1964 added 8 June 2007

The Islamic Review archive — 1960–1961 added 29 May 2007

The Islamic Review archive — 1955–1959 added 13 May 2007

The Islamic Review archive — 1953, 1954 added 10 May 2007

The Islamic Review archive — 1951, 1952 added 4 May 2007

The Islamic Review archive — 1949, 1950 added 29 April 2007

Image of Lord Headley’s handwritten note in book presented by him 25 April 2007

Woking Mosque Picture Postcards, 1905, 1925, 1940, 1961 25 April 2007

Isha‘at-i Islam magazine, issues 1914, 1915, 1916, 1925 added 23 March 2007

Woking Mosque architect’s drawing of Mosque: original print published August 1889 19 February 2007

The Islamic Review archive — the First Series completed, 1913–1948 25 December 2006

Further articles relating to Marmaduke Pickthall in new section 20 December 2006

Muslim Interests in Palestine, report of meeting in London, June 1917, with speeches by Marmaduke Pickthall and Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 17 December 2006

Mohammadanism, a lecture in January 1889 in London by Dr G.W. Leitner 25 November 2006

How ‘Id-ul-Fitr was celebrated at Woking in August 1914 20 October 2006

New section listing books available online here 7 October 2006

Urdu translation of Jesus in Heaven on Earth: now completely online 7 October 2006

Picture postcard from 1905 (101 years ago), showing Woking Mosque 6 September 2006

The Islamic Review archive, completed for years 1913–1940 25 August 2006

The Islamic Review archive, completed for years 1913–1937 16 August 2006

The Islamic Review archive, completed for years 1913–1930 30 July 2006

Photograph of Lord Headley during visit to India 23 July 2006

The Islamic Review archive, completed for years 1913–1925 20 July 2006

Obituary of John Yehya-en-Nasr Parkinson (1874–1918) 1 July 2006

W.H. Abdullah Quilliam of Liverpool, identified as Professor H.M. Leon who wrote for The Islamic Review from 1914 onwards 20 June 2006

The Islamic Review archive, 1913–1960s. Unique archive of history of Islamic activity in Britain. Upload starts, to be completed in stages. 17 June 2006

Urdu translation of Jesus in Heaven on Earth: volume 1 now online 28 May 2006

Urdu translation of Jesus in Heaven on Earth: to be uploaded in stages over the next few weeks 16 May 2006

Maulana Aftab-ud-Din Ahmad: visit dedicated website 16 May 2006

Lord Headley’s speech in Cairo, June 1923 23 April 2006

Report of visit to Egypt by Lord Headley and Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din on their way to the Hajj in June 1923 22 April 2006

Isha‘at Islam magazine, 1919 16 April 2006

The Indian Khilafat Delegation at the Woking Mosque, 1920 — one meeting and an Id-ul-Fitr and an Id-ul-Adha function 7 April 2006

Isha‘at Islam magazine, 1922 1 April 2006

Report in the Daily Express of Friday prayer at Woking Mosque in February 1932 27 March 2006

Funeral service and burial of Lady Evelyn Zainab Cobbold at her estate Glencarron (near Inverness, Scotland), organised by Woking Muslim Mission staff 23 March 2006

Isha‘at Islam magazine 19 March 2006

Lady Evelyn Zainab Cobbold 5 March 2006

Muslim wedding service of two converts at the Woking Mosque, July 1914 18 February 2006

Two books by Lord Headley added: The Three Great Prophets of the World & The Affinity between the Original Church of Jesus Christ and Islam 8 February 2006

Abdullah Quilliam of Liverpool mentioned in contemporary Ahmadiyya and Woking Mission literature 3 February 2006

Contents pages of The Islamic Review: additions to 1951, 1952, 1966 19 January 2006

Reports of ‘Id-ul-Adha at Woking, 4 August 1922 4 January 2006

Contents pages of The Islamic Review: 1968–1971 added 1 January 2006

Woking Mosque Visitors Book, 1948–1954, first few pages 19 December 2005

Contents pages of The Islamic Review: 1951, 52, 57, 58, 59 added 17 December 2005

Lord Headley’s Hajj: Related at first annual general meeting of the British Muslim Society 10 November 2005

Report in The Times of Lord Headley’s Hajj with Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 10 November 2005

Two early lectures by Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din: Allahabad, 1911; Cambridge, 1913 26 October 2005

Contents pages of The Islamic Review: 1956 added 21 October 2005

Contents pages of The Islamic Review: 1949 added 19 October 2005

Report of the visit of Crown Prince (later King) Faisal of Saudi Arabia to Woking Mosque in February 1939 19 October 2005

Photograph of the then Crown Prince Faisal (later King Faisal of Saudi Arabia) visiting Woking Mosque 12 October 2005

Contents pages of The Islamic Review 1917, 1950 added 30 September 2005

Contents pages of The Islamic Review 1950s, 1960s 24 September 2005

Contents pages of The Islamic Review 1913–1948 22 September 2005

Writings of Dr Leitner — Removes misconceptions about Islam and: (1) Slavery, (2) Islamic Schools, (3) Jihad 10 September 2005

Islam in Englandbooklet published in 1929 by Sheikh Mushir Hosain Kidwai of Gadia. 7 September 2005

Achievements of the Woking Muslim Mission — speech at public meeting held near Woking in April 2005 2 September 2005

About John Yeyha-en-Nasr Parkinson 14 August 2005

Lord Headley’s book A Western Awakening to Islam placed online 14 August 2005

Contigent of Indian Muslim soldiers with the British Expeditionary Force at Mosque, 10 May 1940 10 August 2005

Iranian ambassador with the Imam Maulana Aftab-ud-Din Ahmad 9 August 2005

Mr. S. M. Tufail with the Duke of Edinburgh 29 July 2005

Coloured-in photo portrait of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 29 July 2005

Colour front cover of The Islamic Review from its first issue of the new launch in 1948 29 July 2005

A view of an Eid gathering from the late 1940s 27 July 2005

More photographs: 1. Dr. S. M. Abdullah, 1951  •  2. Mr. S. M. Tufail      24 June 2005

History of 1913: Chronological index of reports and events 4 June 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s early days in England: Collection of shorter reports from 1913 4 June 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s second visit to the Woking Mosque and his first Friday khutba there on 17 January 1913, encounters Abdul Baha at Mosque 11 May 2005

Further information about Dr. G.W. Leitner on websites 8 May 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din meets Prof. E.G. Browne at Cambridge 21 April 2005

First convert: Mrs Violet Ebrahim 15 April 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s assessment of prospects of propagation of Islam in England, January 1913 13 April 2005

Dr. S.M. Abdullah, Imam of the Woking Mosque, with visitors in 1951 24 March 2005

Tunku Abdur Rahman, Prime Minister of Malaysia, visits the Woking Mosque, attends Id-ul-Fitr, 1961 23 March 2005

Photograph of memorial service for Aga Khan III at the Woking Mosque, August 1957 22 March 2005

Lord Headley goes to the Hajj with Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, 1923: British Foreign Office documents relating to it 17 March 2005

Founding of The Islamic Review, 1913 12 March 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s arrival in England, 1912 24 February 2005

Search this website using MSN Search 21 February 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s report about his lecture on Woman 18 February 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s lecture on Woman, from Judaism to Islam at the Lyceum club, London, May 1913 12 February 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s report of his first visit to the Woking Mosque 9 February 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s letter from Belgium about meeting with Princess Karadja 6 February 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s report about the Congress of Religions, Paris, 1913 2 February 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s paper at the 6th Congress of Religions, Paris, July 1913 30 January 2005

Muslim League Session condoles Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s death 29 January 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din’s letter to the Muslim League meeting, 1913 29 January 2005

Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din: hidden saint but known as kafir — by Rais Ahmad Jafari 27 January 2005

Reports of ‘Id-ul-Fitr at Woking, 28 May 1922 26 January 2005

Mr. M. A. Jinnah attends ‘Id-ul-Fitr at the Woking Mosque, 1932 20 January 2005

Obituary tribute to Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din by Rudolf Pickthall 19 January 2005

Obituary tribute to Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din by Marmaduke Pickthall 18 January 2005

Obituary tribute to Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din by Lord Headley 18 January 2005

Early work in England by Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din 16 January 2005

Lord Headley: British newspapers in 1913 on his conversion to Islam 15 January 2005

Indian Muslim soldiers of the First World War at the Woking Mosque, 1915 or 1916: [smaller image] [full-size image]

Woking Mosque Postcard with special pictorial cancellation mark, 1961: [smaller image] [larger image]

new Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din and Lord Headley visit South Africa in 1926

 
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