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Postal and email addresses up-to-date?

Are your postal and email addresses up-to-date?

An increasing number of FIBIS Journals are getting returned ‘Not at this address’ and emails to some members are bouncing. Please can all FIBIS members log into the FIBIS website and check that we have the correct email and postal address against your account. To check/change your email address: Log into the website at […]

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FIBIS 20th Anniversary Conference Reminder

FIBIS 20th Anniversary Conference Reminder!

Time is running out to book your place at our conference. Room rates cannot be guaranteed beyond 28th June. Make sure of your place.  Book now! Day delegate places are also limited.  Don’t leave it too late. Programme of talks 13.00 – 14.15 Richard Morgan: Open forum with FIBIS experts and audience contributions Activities / interest groups […]

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Sylvia Murphy

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our dear friend Sylvia Murphy. Sylvia was for many years a member of FIBIS and one of our stalwart Liaisons in Australia along with Mary-Anne Gourley. She regularly represented FIBIS at family history events in Australia and was also well known and respected for […]

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Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1843

Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1843

Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1843 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 3676 arrivals and 1614 departures, a total of 5290 new entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Bombay Times arrival and departure notices Related articles Newspapers – Fibiwiki […]

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Memories of Delhi

Memories of Delhi – request for information

We have received the following request for memories of Delhi from Lalita Phadkar and hope some of our members and social media followers are able to help her. I am currently doing research for a book commissioned by Bloomsbury. Its working title is: “Delhi, a century of stories ( 1900-2000)”.  The effort is to capture the […]

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FIBIS AGM and Open Lecture Meeting

Change to programme of AGM and Open Lecture Meeting

Unfortunately Paddy Walsh will be unable to give his talk this Saturday at the AGM and Open Lecture Meeting. Luckily Sue Smallwood has very kindly offered to show an edited version of a film she has made showing old postcards which were sent by her great-grandfather in India to his small son, Harry, back home […]

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