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.

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Autumn Open Meeting 2022

September 2022

22nd October 2022. PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY 10.30 – 12.00 : FIBIS experts will be available to answer members’ questions 12.00 […]

Madras baptisms, marriage and burial image

The following Madras baptisms, marriages and burials have been added or updated to the FIBIS database: Burials – Coimbatore, All […]

BACSA has been called the ‘liveliest society of the dead’. We have tickets available for our forthcoming lecture at the […]