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1 BILLION Records FREE to view on findmypast

Many of you may know that records on findmypast are always free to search, but did you know that there are almost 1 billion records that are free to view! This free to view data includes Census records, wills, Parish records and Military records from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. To find out more, or […]

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FIBIS Conference 2018 Interest Form

FIBIS Conference 2018

FIBIS Conference 2018 Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2018 2018 marks the Families in British India Society’s 20th anniversary and trustees plan to mark the occasion with a residential conference near Oxford. We are currently planning the content and activities and will post updates on the FIBIS website, www.fibis.org, at regular intervals. To register […]

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Poetry by Edwin Browning Owen

Poetry by Edwin Browning Owen has been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The poetry was very kindly transcribed and sent to us by Dianne Mitchell who provides the following description. This collection of poems comes from an octavo booklet bound in black leatherette which has been passed down in the family. The poems provide […]

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Madras Courier (Vol 8 for 1792)

1,156 names transcribed from (microfilmed copy held in the British Library) the Madras Courier, Vol VIII, Numbers 326-341, 1792 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. (View dataset) Our thanks, once again, go to Peter Schofield. Related articles in fibiwiki Newspapers and journals online

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Jabalpur cemeteries project update

Cemetery Project Update – Jabalpur and Nagpur

Inscriptions from two Jabalpur  cemeteries and one Nagpur cemetery are now available on the FIBIS database website. The cemeteries uploaded are: Jabalpur Old Cantonment Cemetery Saugor Cantonment Cemetery (Jabalpur) Seminary Hills Cemetery, Nagpur Further cemeteries from Jabalpur and Nagpur have been photographed, but still being transcribed. These inscriptions are taken from current photographs obtained through a […]

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Times of India arrival and departure notices 1852

Times of India arrival and departure notices for the year 1852 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 3,503 arrivals and 1,914 departures, a total of 5,417 new entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers! View Times of India departure and arrival notices […]

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Researching Ancestors in the Army in India

Researching Ancestors in the Army in India

Researching Ancestors in the Army in India is a FREE workshop looking at biographical sources for military personnel in India is being held at the British Library on 26 October 14.00-17.00. No previous knowledge of the subject is expected or required. If, therefore, you believe you have European ancestors who served in the Indian sub-continent, whether as officers or […]

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