Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones
Advisor & Trip Scholar - Family History Tours
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, MBE
She studied Urdu and Hindi at the School of Oriental & African Studies. Awarded a First Class Honours degree in 1973 and completed her PhD there in 1980 which was subsequently published as A Fatal Friendship: the Nawabs, the British and the City of Lucknow in 1985.
She has written a number of books, including two on Major General Claude Martin, founder of La Martinière Schools in India and France and is an honorary Old Martinian. Her biography of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah The Last King in India published in 2014 was a critical success in Britain and India. She has recently completed a book on Battlefield Lucknow for Harper Collins India to be published in 2021.
Rosie has worked as an tour guide in India for Martin Randall Travel, for the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, where she is the archivist and for Indus Experiences. She visits the subcontinent as frequently as possible and was an invited speaker at a recent Jaipur Literature Festival. She was a Council Member of the Royal Asiatic Society and was awarded an MBE in 2015 for services to the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia (BACSA) and British Indian studies.
What our clients say
K Bennet - India & Nepal Holiday
Just to say a very big thank you for arranging our wonderful holiday in Nepal. We had a marvellous time and were so beautifully looked after. The magnificence of the mountains together with the kindness and consideration of everyone we met hopefully will call us back before too long. 10 days was just too short.
Textiles, Arts & Crafts of Bhutan – Talk by Zara Fleming
Isolated from the outside world for centuries lies the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan. Join Indus Experiences and Trip Scholar Zara Fleming for a virtual webinar where they will delve into the Culture, Textiles, Arts and Crafts of Bhutan. March 24, 2021 at 11:00am GMT.Read more