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Porirua Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Peter Bailey, currently Life President and previously 15 years as Chairman of FIBIS (Families in British India Society) is visiting New Zealand in February/March this year. He is keen to meet with people who would like to know more about this area of family history. Peter lectures and writes books and articles on researching family […]

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Times of India arrival and departure notices 1857

Times of India arrival and departure notices 1857 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 5148 arrivals and 1946 departures, a total of 7094 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 – Fibiwiki article […]

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FIBIS Cemeteries Project update – Alwar, Bijnore, Bulandshahr, Ferozepore and Gwalior grave inscriptions uploaded

As a result of the FIBIS cemeteries project 454 inscriptions from Bareilly graves have been added to the FIBIS database website. Many thanks to everyone who has donated to this project. How to donate to the FIBIS cemeteries project Please make donations via the PayPal button on the Cemeteries Project page to ensure donations go to […]

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Journal Editor needed

FIBIS are currently in need a  Journal Editor. Please read the below job description and contact FIBIS Chairman Pat Scully (email: chairman@fibis.org)  if you are interested in the position or have any questions. Job description General Information The primary role of the FIBIS Editor is to put together the Journal. The FIBIS Journal is primarily […]

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FREE ACCESS to birth, marriage, death and census records on findmypast

Findmypast is currently offering FREE ACCESS to birth, marriage, death and census records. Please use the following links to access the landing pages for this offer. findmypast(UK) findmypast(US) findmypast(IE) findmypast(AU) Terms and Condition’s This offer is only valid for 4 days from 12:01am 12 January 2017 – 11:59pm 15 January 2017. Latest findmypast Content Update […]

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Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, or The Original Calcutta General Advertiser 1780-1782

Names transcribed from the entire run of Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, or The Original Calcutta General Advertiser 1780-1782 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data includes all of the volumes held by the British Library and the University of Heidelberg, along with some gaps filled by issues from the National Library of India and the […]

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Asiatic Mirror and Commercial Advertiser 1793-1798

Names transcribed from the four editions of the Asiatic Mirror and Commercial Advertiser held by the British Library, 1793 – 1798 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. You can search or browse the names at this link. Further reading: Newspapers – fibiwiki  

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