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An Introduction to Family History Sources in Asian and African Studies


Event Details

This event is running from 23 August 2017 until 18 October 2017. It is next occurring on 18/10/2017 12:00


This  informal workshop is aimed at new or inexperienced users of the collection. It will be of interest to anyone tracing European ancestors who were born, married or died in South Asia before independence in 1947 – 1948. The session covers:

  • Introduction to the wealth of material in the India Office archives for family history
  • Basics in using and interpreting our sources re: births, baptisms, marriages and burials for European Christians who were born, married and / or died in South Asia before independence in 1947-48.

Note that this workshop is open to those without a valid British Library Reader Pass.

To find out more or to book a place, please email hrs-@bl.uk .

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