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Assam graves image

Assam graves

FIBIS member Eileen Hewson has very kindly given us around one hundred photographs of graves in Assam taken in 2004-2005. These have now been indexed and uploaded to the FIBIS database website. Locations include: Dhubri Dibrugarh Gauhati Nowgong Numaligargh Shillong Silchar Sonari Tezpur Tura Browse or search Assam Graves here Fibiwiki articles Some related articles […]

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Afghan Memorial Church, Colaba image

Afghan Memorial Church, Colaba, Mumbai

Photographs and transcribed memorial inscriptions from the Afghan Memorial Church, Colaba, Mumbai have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. Our thanks go to Nigel Penny for photographing and transcribing them. View/search to images here Useful fibiwiki articles Bombay – Churches List of Cemeteries

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Findmypast announce new pricing structure

Findmypast announce new pricing structure

Findmypast have today announced a new pricing structure offering three new packaging tiers. Looking at the new packages it appears that the British India Office Collection and the newspapers are only included in the Pro Package. The Plus Package appears to covers British and Irish records. Apparently existing findmypast customers will remain on their existing subscription if […]

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FIBIS Conference 2018 Interest Form

FIBIS 20th anniversary conference at Hawkwell House Hotel, Iffley, Oxford

FIBIS 20th anniversary conference at Hawkwell House Hotel, Iffley, Oxford. Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2018 FIBIS trustees are currently working to devise a varied programme of speakers and activities, to be announced shortly. We are planning a gallery of members’ photographs to decorate the hotel’s conference areas and will be sending out an invitation […]

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St Mary of the Angels, Madras 1788-1790

St Mary of the Angels, Madras – Baptisms 1788-1790

Baptisms for St Mary of the Angels, Madras 1788-1790 have been been uploaded to the FIBIS database. This dataset has been very kindly sent to us by FIBIS member David Atkinson, who transcribed the entries from the Portuguese, and sent us the following description The pages I have taken this from are located at Familysearch.org. Catholic […]

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Black Friday offers from findmypast

Black Friday offers from findmypast

There are currently two Black Friday offers from findmypast that some of our subscribers may be interested in. 75% discount offer available in US, Australia and Ireland! 75% off a 1 Month Premium (World) Code: BLACKFRIDAY17 Use the following landing pages and the code will automatically be added at the checkout. US AU IE Offer […]

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Bombay Times arrival and departure notices

Bombay Times arrival and departure notices 1849

Arrival and departure notices from the Bombay Times for the year 1849 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 3,704 arrivals and 1,779 departures, a total of 5,483 entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Bombay Times arrival and departure notices Related […]

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