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British India Office Collection

The world subscription from findmypast includes access to the British Library British India Office Collection which, according to their website, currently includes:

Baptisms, marriages, and burials c.1700-1969

  • Bengal 1713-1948 including Burma prior to 1937, Madras 1698-1948, Bombay 1709-1948
  • Indian States 1890-1946
  • St Helena 1767-1835
  • Fort Marlborough (Benkulen, Sumatra) 1759-1825
  • Prince of Wales Island (Penang) 1799-1829
  • Macao 1820-1833
  • Burma 1937-1957
  • Kuwait 1937-1961
  • Aden 1842-1969
  • Deaths of Uncovenanted Servants 1870-1949
  • Madras Army Officers’ marriage notifications 1869-1888
  • Bombay Army Officers’ marriage notifications 1867-1888
  • Cooper’s Hill Engineering College: Birth/baptismal certificates of candidates for the Indian Telegraph Department, 1865-1869
  • Cooper’s Hill Engineering College: College Chapel Baptismal Register, 1897-1904
  • Ecclesiastical records can include birth and death information. Papers of recruits to the military and civil services often include details of birth or baptism.

Wills

  • Wills, probates, administrations, inventories 1774-1948
  • Soldiers’ wills 1820-1881
  • Officers’ wills 1831-1875
  • Treasury Deposits (EIC and Indian Armies) 1792-1915 returns of estates of deceased European officers and other ranks
  • Military Estate Papers 1849-1937

Appointments

  • Writers (Writers’ petitions and Haileybury records) 1749-1856
  • Bombay Marine and Pilot Service 1822-1832
  • Indian Navy 1838-1859
  • Indian Army 1789-1860
  • Medical Officers 1787-1896
  • Veterinary surgeons 1826-1859
  • Indian Forest Service 1906
  • Telegraph Department 1865-1869, 1877-1888
  • Engineers (Cooper’s Hill records) 1855-1864, 1871-1903

Pensions

  • Civil funds: Bengal 1885-1960, Madras 1762-c1950, Bombay 1882-1950
  • Military: Lord Clive Fund 1770-1886, Bengal 1866-1950s, Madras 1808-1960, Bombay 1858-1960, Non-Effective Account for officers and warrant officers 1883-1913
  • Bengal Military Orphan Society 1818-1960s
  • Mercantile Marine (Poplar Fund) 1809-1838
  • Indian Navy – compiled 1855 and 1864

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