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The Genealogy Show at Birmingham NEC 7-8 June 2019

FIBIS will have a stand at “The Genealogy Show” at Birmingham NEC 7-8 June 2019 and our team will there to give help and advice on researching your ancestors in British India as well as having a range of FIBIS Research Guides, Fact Files and second-hand books for sale. FIBIS trustees, Beverly Hallam and Valmay […]

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British Library ‘South Asia Series’

Some of our readers may be interested in the following announcement from the British Library about the ‘South Asia Series’ line-up for 2019. Asia and African Studies, British Library is pleased to announce a great line-up for the June-October in the ‘South Asia Series’; a series of free public talks based around the ‘Two Centuries […]

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Dhobi Ghat Cemetery, Pune

Dhobi Ghat Cemetery, Pune

Photographs of graves at Dhobi Ghat Cemetery, Pune have now been transcribed and details uploaded to the FIBIS database. Our thanks goes to Jack Thornton for the transcription work, and of course to The Pilgrim Trust. You can view the index of Dhobi Ghat Cemetery, Pune headstones here. How to donate to the FIBIS cemeteries project and […]

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Times of India Arrival and Departures June – December 1898

A further 6,945 Times of India arrival and departure notices for June – December 1898 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. This batch comprises of 4,545 arrivals and 2,400 departures. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Times of India arrivals and departures Related articles Newspapers – […]

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Conservation of the Scots’ Cemetery In Kolkata: Beyond the Tangible

SPAB (the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) Scotland group are hosting an event in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh Centre for Conservation Studies about the ‘conservation of the Scots’ Cemetery In Kolkata, India.’ The lecture is to be given by conservation architect Dr Neeta Das, who has been working with a team of architects, archaeologists, landscape […]

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