Come and meet Peter Bailey, Life President of Families in British India Society and world authority on researching British India ancestors whilst he is in New Zealand. Please see details of two talks he will be giving below.
Saturday 25 February 2017 11:30am to 3:30pm
India Bungaow meeting in Auckland
1st Floor Function Room
85 Airedale Street
Auckland CBD 1010
The India Office Ecclesiastical Returns are now available online, but are far from complete. Where can we find records for the remaining 30 percent? Peter will speak on how to find those missing CMDs.
There will also be a Q&A session, a bookstall, and time for conversation about how your family history research is progressing.
Lunch will be shared (please contribute a plate of fingerfood if you are able)
Please RSVP by email or to David on 021 1077 594
Hope to see you there
FIBIS NZ Liaison.
Wednesday 1 March at 7.30 pm
Porirua Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists
Peter Bailey, currently Life President and previously 15 years as Chairman of FIBIS (Families in British India Society) is visiting New Zealand in February/March this year. He is keen to meet with people who would like to know more about this area of family history.
Peter lectures and writes books and articles on researching family history in British India. He is the author of Researching Ancestors in the East India Company Armies, and is an expert on India-related family history.
Peter will be speaking at theÂ Porirua Branch of the New Zealand Society of GenealogistsÂ on Wednesday 1 March at 7.30 pm in the Helen Smith Room at Pataka, corner of Norrie and Parumoana Streets, Porirua (entrance across car park in Norrie Street).
If you wish to attend, please contact Deirdre Dale, phone 04 233 8842, Mob 021 813 400, email:Â [email protected]Â by 8 February, so that arrangements can be finalised.