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Shrewsbury School Register

Shrewsbury School Register: 1734-1908

An index of names from “Shrewsbury School Register: 1734-1908” by Rev. John E. Auden, published 1909 has been uploaded to the FIBIS database. The book is also freely available online at https://archive.org/details/shrewsburyschool00shreuoft. The data in the original varies, and does not state place of birth or parentage, and often gives few details. Ranks and units […]

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Times of India arrival and departure notices 1856

Times of India arrival and departure notices 1856 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 4,051 arrivals and 1,917 departures, a total of 5,968 new entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Times of India departure and arrival notices Related articles Newspapers – […]

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East India Company Army Recruits 1843-50

Two datasets listing East India Company Army Recruits transcribed from returns made by Dublin district recruiting officers 1843-50 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database. EIC Recruits 1843-46 Returns made by Dublin district recruiting officers EIC Recruits 1847-50 Returns made by Dublin district recruiting officers The datasets list recruits to the artillery and infantry, as brought […]

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Services of the Officers of the Corps of Madras Artillery

An index of people transcribed from “History of the Services of the Madras Artillery, with a sketch of the rise of the power of the East India Company in Southern India, etc.” by Peter James Begbie has been uploaded to the FIBIS database. Our thanks got to Bill Hall. Related fibiwiki articles Madras Army Madras Regiments Fibiwiki […]

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Thomas Parry, Free Merchant, Madras 1768-1824

A list of people mentioned in the book ‘Thomas Parry, Free Merchant, Madras 1768-1824’ by G H Hodgson, published 1938 by Higginbothams, at Madras has been uploaded to the FIBIS database. You can browse or search the list here. Our thanks go to Peter Schofield for transcribing the entries. Related articles in fibiwiki Maritime Service  […]

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Peter Bailey

Peter Bailey to give two talks in New Zealand

Come and meet Peter Bailey, Life President of Families in British India Society and world authority on researching British India ancestors whilst he is in New Zealand. Please see details of two talks he will be giving below. Saturday 25 February 2017 11:30am to 3:30pm India Bungaow meeting in Auckland Location: 1st Floor Function Room […]

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India Bungalow Meeting – Auckland, New Zealand

Come and meet Peter Bailey, Life President of Families in British India Society and world authority on researching British India ancestors. Location: 1st Floor Function Room Edenz Colleges 85 Airedale Street Auckland CBD 1010 Saturday 25 February 2017 11:30am to 3:30pm The India Office Ecclesiastical Returns are now available online, but are far from complete. […]

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