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Diana Quick to speak at FIBIS 20th Anniversary Conference

We are delighted to announce another speaker at the conference: Diana Quick will give a talk to complete our Sunday morning programme. Diana Quick started her career while at Oxford, where she was the first female president of the O U D S. She has played at the National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The […]

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FIBIS AGM and Open Lecture Meeting

FIBIS AGM and Open Lecture Meeting Reminder

A reminder to everyone hoping to attend the FIBIS AGM and Open Lecture Meeting on the 16th of June that you MUST book in advance as we need to provide the venue with a list of people attending for the person on the door. If you are booking for more than one person please remember to […]

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British Library family history session

Free British Library family history sessions using Asian and African Studies sources

Here are the dates and details for the latest British Library family history sessions using Asian and African Studies sources. Introduction to family history sources in Asian & African Studies 19 June (12.00-13.30); 17 July (12.00-13.30); 15 August (12.00-13.30) If you are trying to trace details of the births/baptisms, marriages and/or burials of Europeans who […]

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Mhow Old Cemetery

Cemetery Project Update – Mhow Old Cemetery

Our photographer has photographed over 100 graves at Mhow Old Cemetery and monument inscriptions have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. Photographs of the graves are also available for a small donation. You can view the index here. How to donate to the FIBIS cemeteries project and order an image Please make donations […]

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Bombay Times arrival and departure notices 1844

Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for the year 1844 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 3312 arrivals and 1662 departures, a total of 4974 entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Bombay Times arrival and departure notices Related articles Newspapers […]

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British india directories 1792-1948

British India Directories 1792-1948 added to Findmypast

An assortment of British India Directories have been added to Findmypast in a browsable format and searchable by year and title. For those of you that don’t have a Findmypast subscription you may find many of these directories freely available online. See the FREE FIBIS British India Directory resources section at the bottom of this article for […]

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