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Welcome to the world of family history in British India

Welcome to the world of family history in
British India

Gateway of British India

The Gateway to India

Did your European or Anglo-Indian ancestors live or work in India or South Asia between 1600 and 1947? This site can help you research your family history in British India. You can:

  • Search a database of more than 1,258,000 individual names (FIBIS databaseFREE
  • Find out more about the lives your ancestors lived (fibiwiki) FREE
  • View images of British India ( FIBIS Image Gallery) FREE
  • Connect with other people searching for your ancestors and watch videos of past lectures using the FIBIS Social network MEMBERS ONLY
  • Learn more about researching British India with beginner to expert guides (FIBIS Research and FIBIS Books)
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest news in the world of British India Family History by following our blog FREE

The Families In British India Society (FIBIS) is a self-help organisation devoted to members researching their ancestors and the background against which they led their lives in ‘British India’. As your research progresses, we hope you will contribute your successful results to our pages for the benefit of others.

Good hunting,

Peter Bailey,

Chairman, FIBIS

Updated 29 October 2014

Best Site Award

Geoff Riggs Award 2012 – overall Best Site

Geoff Riggs Award 2012 for First Place in Large Society category

Geoff Riggs Award 2012 – First Place in Large Society category

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