Lives of the First World War needs your help: make your contributions before 12:01am on 19 March 2019. Take the opportunity to upload images and share information so that it can become part of a permanent digital memorial. It is important to search for variations of a persons name eg Joseph Henry BLOGGS and J H BLOGGS […]
FIBIS trustees plan to be at three national events in 2019 April 26, 27: Family Tree Live at Alexandra Palace Former FIBIS trustee Richard Morgan will be speaking about India-related records. June 7, 8: The Genealogy Show at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham FIBIS trustees Valmay Young and Beverly Hallam will be making 2 presentations. […]
Date And Time Sat, 15 June 2019 10:30 – 17:00 BST Location Resource For London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA View Map Programme 10.30 FIBIS experts answer your research questions 12.00 Break for Lunch. 13.15 AGM 14.00 “The East India Company Civil Servant who created a New Method of Language Learning” by Professor Marjorie Lorch, PhD. Birkbeck, University of London Thomas Prendergast […]
Findmypast announced today that they have uploaded over 2,000 additional records to their collection of British India Office Deaths and Burials. Over 2,000 additional records have been added to our collection of British India Office Deaths and Burials.The new additions consist of endowment registers spanning the years 1897 to 1947. These registers document private endowments […]
Those of you that use the ‘Notes and Tags’ facility in the Explore the British Library Catalogue may be interested in the below announcement from the British Library. We have added a new enrichment service to Explore the British Library; as a result we will be removing the current Notes & Tags facility Syndetics Unbound, […]
Photographs of graves at Aurangabad Cantonment Cemetery have now been transcribed and details uploaded to the FIBIS database. Our thanks goes to Sandra Seage for the transcription work, and of course to The Pilgrim Trust. You can view the index of Aurangabad Cantonment Cemetery headstones here. How to donate to the FIBIS cemeteries project and order […]
If you do take a DNA test with FamilyTreeDNA you might be interested in joining the FIBIS DNA Project. Find out more on our project page.