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School Registers – new additions

Five more datasets listing pupils with close associations with the Indian sub-continent taken from school registers have been up loaded to the FIBIS database website.

The Rossall Register 1844-1905

Covers 199 students at Rossall School who entered 1844-1900 who had close associations with the Indian sub-continent, such as living there or their father living or having worked there. It is taken from “The Rossall Register 1844-1905”, edited Edward J. Deane, 1905.. This book is freely available online at https://archive.org/details/rossallregister00englgoog . Data is usually very sparse.

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The Sedbergh School Register, 1546 to 1895

Covers 74 students at Sedbergh School who entered from about 1820 to 1894 who had close associations with the Indian sub-continent, such as living there or their father living or having worked there. It is taken from “The Sedbergh School Register, 1546 to 1895”, by B. Wilson, 1895. This book is freely available online at https://archive.org/details/b21778516 . Early data is very sparse.

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Brighton College Register, with brief biographical notes, Part 1, 1847-1863

Covers 156 students at Brighton College who entered 1847-1863 who had close associations with the Indian sub-continent, such as living there or their father living or having worked there. It is taken from “Brighton College Register, with brief biographical notes, Part 1, 1847-1863”, ed. H.J. Mathews, 1886. It covers the first 1000 pupils at the school. This book is freely available online at https://archive.org/stream/b21779843/b21779843_djvu.txt

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Cheltenham College Register 1841-1910

Covers 2378 students at Cheltenham College who entered 1841-1910 who had close associations with the Indian sub-continent, such as living there or their father living or having worked there. It is taken from “Cheltenham College Register 1841-1910”, ed. A.A. Hunter, 1911, for those students who entered during those years. This book is freely available online at https://archive.org/details/cheltenhamcolle00huntgoog .
The data in the original varies and usually gives exact date of birth and often the address of the father, as well as his occupation. Ranks and units reflect those given at entry.

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Campbell College, Belfast

The data covers the period from the foundation of Campbell College in 1894 to the Second World War.

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Our thanks got to Stephen van Dulken for transcribing the Rossall, Sedbergh, Brighton and Chectenham school registers and Keith Haines for Campbell College.

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