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Free training sessions in using India Office Records for #familyhistory sources at the British Library #Londone #genealogy

Asian and African Studies Reference Services are again offering free 75-minute introductions to the Department’s family history sources on 24 January, 22 February and 23 March 2017, all starting at 11.00am. Anyone is welcome to attend – participants do…

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New data transcribed from The European Magazine and uploaded to the #FIBIS database website #genealogy #familyhistory

The following information has kindly been transcribed from the The European Magazine by Peter Scholfield and uploaded to the FIBIS database website: Bengal Army List 1787 Births, Marriages and deaths 1782-1825 The European Magazine was a monthly magazine…

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European Inhabitants of #Bombay, #Madras and #Calcutta 1799 #genealogy #familyhistory

Names of European inhabitants of Bombay, Madras and Calcutta in 1799 have been extracted from signatories of three addresses given in 1799 to Lord Mornington the Governor General as thanks for the victory against Tipoo Sultan in the Fourth Mysore War and…

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Names mentioned in the Asiatic Mirror and Commercial Advertiser 1793 - 1798 uploaded to #FIBIS database #genealogy #familyhistory

Names transcribed from the four editions of the Asiatic Mirror and Commercial Advertiser held by the British Library, 1793 – 1798 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. You can search or browse the names at this link. Further reading:…

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Names mentioned in Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, or The Original Calcutta General Advertiser 1780-82 uploaded to #FIBIS database #genealogy

Names transcribed from the entire run of Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, or The Original Calcutta General Advertiser 1780-1782 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data includes all of the volumes held by the British Library and the University of…

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FREE ACCESS to birth, marriage, death and census records on findmypast #genealogy #familyhistory

Findmypast is currently offering FREE ACCESS to birth, marriage, death and census records. Please use the following links to access the landing pages for this offer. findmypast(UK) findmypast(US) findmypast(IE) findmypast(AU) Terms and Condition’s This…

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Times of India arrival and departure notices for 1862 uploaded to #FIBIS database #genealogy #familyhistory

Times of India arrival and departure notices for 1862 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 2426 arrivals and 1672 departures, a total of 4098 passengers. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of volunteers!…

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Part 1 – Daughter of the British Army in  India Whilst browsing online , I noticed a group of three linked cartes de visite (cdvs) for sale and I was  interested  by the photo above. Not only did it depict a cute little girl but also the photograph was…

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Volunteer #FIBIS database website assistant needed #genealogy #familyhistory

A volunteer website assistant is needed to upload and amend data to the FIBIS database website. Job responsibilities Uploading datasets Optimising and uploading images Adding and amending members access Amending any reported errors Experience The FIBIS…
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