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AGM and Open Meeting 2019

FIBIS AGM and Open Meeting 2019

Date And Time Sat, 15 June 2019 10:30 – 17:00 BST Location Resource For London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA View Map Programme 10.30 FIBIS experts answer your research questions 12.00 Break for Lunch. 13.15 AGM 14.00 “The East India Company Civil Servant who created a New Method of Language Learning”  by Professor Marjorie Lorch, PhD. Birkbeck, University of London Thomas Prendergast […]

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British India Office Deaths and Burials

British India Office Deaths and Burials

Findmypast announced today that they have uploaded over 2,000 additional records to their collection of British India Office Deaths and Burials. Over 2,000 additional records have been added to our collection of British India Office Deaths and Burials.The new additions consist of endowment registers spanning the years 1897 to 1947. These registers document private endowments […]

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Aurangabad Cantonment Cemetery image

Aurangabad Cantonment Cemetery

Photographs of graves at Aurangabad Cantonment Cemetery have now been transcribed and details uploaded to the FIBIS database. Our thanks goes to Sandra Seage for the transcription work, and of course to The Pilgrim Trust. You can view the index of Aurangabad Cantonment Cemetery headstones here. How to donate to the FIBIS cemeteries project and order […]

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Arrival and departure notices for 1896 image

Times of India arrival and departure notices for 1896

15,376 names from the Times of India arrival and departure notices for 1896 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. This batch comprises of 8,023 arrivals and 7,353 departures and brings the total number of arrival and departure notices transcribed by this project to 501,298! Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team […]

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Ahmednagar Christian Cemetery image

Ahmednagar Christian Cemetery

Photographs of graves at Ahmednagar Christian Cemetery have now been transcribed and details uploaded to the FIBIS database. The graves photographed and transcribed include some German POWs from WW1 and a memorial to Boer POWs who died there. Thanks to Peter Summers for the transcription work, and of course to The Pilgrim Trust. You can view […]

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