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And our 20th Anniversary Conference Guest speaker is ………

We are delighted to announce that Jan Leeming, newsreader, presenter and television personality, is our guest speaker on Saturday evening.  Her own family links with India date back to the 18th century. After retiring from newsreading, she continued writing, presenting and acting, introducing musical events and producing corporate training videos.  More recent appearances include the […]

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Heritage Open Day – India related talks

Heritage Open Day – Bury St Edmunds Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds, are including a couple of India related talks as part of their Heritage Open Day event on 8 September 2018. One of the talks is “Poppy Fields and eBay: using WWI memorabilia to trace ancestry”- by FIBIS Trustee, Geraldine Charles and the […]

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Research Volunteers Needed – Can you Help?

FIBIS require research volunteers to assist members who are unable to visit the British Library and/or UK National Archives to examine personal family history records. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed. Enthusiasm is more important than experience as guidance can be given and there is also opportunity to work alongside other members of our friendly research […]

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Ludwell Collection added to FIBIS image gallery

Last year FIBIS received a wonderful album of photographs donated by Will and Jill Ludwell. The album was originally owned by Will’s father and features the 1st Battalion 24th Regiment and scenes of Indian locations. Our thanks go to Will and Jill Ludwell for donating this wonderful collection and to Martin Tolley for editing and […]

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The FamilyTreeDNA Summer Sale Is Here! 🌞

The FamilyTreeDNA Summer Sale has several offers readers may be interested in. Summer event ends August 31st Other promotions and offers not valid for this event. See also FIBIS DNA Project Mark your calendars! FIBIS 20th Anniversary Conference 28-30 September 2018, Hawkwell House Hotel, Iffley, Oxford BOOK NOW

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Cemetery Project Update – Mhow Cantonment Catholic Cemetery

Our photographer has photographed over 800 graves at Mhow Cantonment Catholic Cemetery and the 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. Our thanks go to Sandra Seager transcribing these images and to The Pilgrim Trust […]

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Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1842

Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1842 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 3,851 arrivals, 1,884 departures, a total of 5,735 new entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Bombay Times arrival and departure notices Related articles Newspapers – Fibiwiki article […]

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