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Cemetery Project Update – Jaipur, Landour and Camel’s Back

Inscriptions from cemeteries at Jaipur, Landour and Camel’s Back are now available on the FIBIS database website. These inscriptions are taken from current photographs obtained through a local Indian photographer, Mr Rajat Sharma, who we commissioned to visit these cemeteries. The acquisition of these photographs has been made possible by a grant from The Pilgrim Trust, […]

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LDS microfilms at Kew to be moved to Society of Genealogists

The following announcement concerning the LDS microfilms at The National Archives has been made by the London Familysearch Centre. This effecst the Madras-Mylapore RC Diocese LDS microfilms that FIBIS paid for ‘Permanent Loan’ of to the ‘Hyde Park Centre’. In the next few months a number of changes will be implemented in the London FamilySearch […]

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FIBIS President visits New Zealand

During a holiday to New Zealand, FIBIS President, Peter Bailey was very pleased to attend two special meetings to talk to members, and other family historians, about tackling special problems encountered by those researching their ancestry in British India. He firstly addressed a special meeting of the Society organized in Auckland by Eleanor Neil who […]

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P and O Passenger lists added to FIBIS database

Two more P and O passenger lists can now be viewed or searched to the FIBIS database website. The new additions are: SS Stratheden – leaving London on 23rd December 1938 and Marseilles 31st December 1938 for Australia. SS Mooltan – leaving Bombay on 7th December 1935 for Marseilles and London. Related fibiwiki articles Passenger Lists

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Armenian Graveyard at Sagar Tal, Gwalior

Transcribed insriptions from the headstones of graves at the Armenian Graveyard at Sagar Tal, Gwalior have been added to the FIBIS database website and photographs of these can be ordered. Our thanks go to Karen Mkrtchyan and Liz Chater for translating and transcribing the inscriptions for us. How to donate to the FIBIS cemeteries project and […]

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Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2017

Who Do You Think You Are? Live sponsored by Ancestry – is the world’s largest family history show and will be returning to the NEC in Birmingham from Thursday 6 – Saturday 8 April 2017. FIBIS will be exhibiting at the show and would love to see you there, so why not join us! You […]

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Nasirabad Cemetery and St Paul’s Church

Images of graves at Nasirabad Cemetery and Memorials at St Paul’s Church along with transcribed details have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website, Search/browse Nasirabad Cemetery Search/browse St Pauls Church, Nasirabad Our thanks go to Ashish Dhunna for kindly taking the photographs and sending them to us and Andrew Cumine for transcribing the details. Related fibiwiki articles […]

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