Welcome to the world of British India family history

It is estimated that three million Britons lived and served in India over the three and a half centuries of British presence on the sub-continent, and it is not surprising that large numbers of family historians have discovered that they have ancestors who spent some or all of their lives in the British Empire’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’. A fascination with India, its culture and its people runs deep in our psyche.

Member Benefits

  • Join from just £12 per year
  • Two FIBIS Journals per year
  • Research Advice provided by our Research Officer
  • Members Only area
  • Access to members only data
  • Society events
  • A Membership Research Interest Facility
  • Member’s discounted price in the FIBIS shop

Latest News

A reminder that the FIBIS Autumn Open Meeting is this Saturday. Details can be found here. FIBIS members will also […]

We are delighted to announce that the FIBIS 25 Years Conference, celebrating twenty five years since inception, will be held […]

FIBIS Journal 50 cover image

FIBIS Journal 50 (Autumn 2023) is now available for download in the members’ area of the FIBIS website. Contents include: […]