FIBIS fact file No 6: Graves in British India

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FIBIS Fact File 6: Graves in British India

FIBIS fact file No 6: Graves in British India

By Richard Morgan

ISBN     978-0-9547-116-8-9

24 page booklet

FIBIS Fact File No. 6 is the latest in the popular series of handy guides to sources being produced by the Families in British India Society. Written by Richard Morgan, a former FIBIS Trustee, lecturer and author of many articles about the British in India for various family history publications. The guide is split into two parts:

Part 1. Sources for Indian Memorial Inscriptions and covers Early Transcriptions by each Presidency; Bengal Past and Present; Percy-Smith/Bullock transcriptions; BACSA – its books and archives.

Part 2. Looking for an Indian Grave: Preparation before leaving for India; Preparation in India; Transcription; Photography; the Chowkidar and the Parish Priest; Sharing the Material.