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We are delighted to announce that the guest speaker at the FIBIS 20th Aniversary Conference Gala Dinner will be Jan Leeming #genealogy #familyhistory #FIBIS2018 #oxford #events

We are delighted to announce that Jan Leeming, newsreader, presenter and television personality, is our guest speaker on Saturday evening.  Her own family links with India date back to the 18th century. After retiring from newsreading, she continued…
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Research Volunteers Needed - Can you Help? #genealogy #familyhistory

FIBIS require research volunteers to assist members who are unable to visit the British Library and/or UK National Archives to examine personal family history records. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed. Enthusiasm is more important than experience as…
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#Heritage Open Day - India related talks at #Suffolk Record Office #BuryStEdmunds #HODsCountdown #HODs #history #genealogy #familyhistory

Heritage Open Day – Bury St Edmunds Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds, are including a couple of India related talks as part of their Heritage Open Day event on 8 September 2018. One of the talks is “Poppy Fields and eBay: using WWI memorabilia to…
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Research Volunteers Needed - Can you Help? #genealogy #familyhistory

FIBIS require research volunteers to assist members who are unable to visit the British Library and/or UK National Archives to examine personal family history records. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed. Enthusiasm is more important than experience as…
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Ludwell Photographic Collection added to FIBIS image gallery #genealogy #familyhistory #oldphotos

Last year FIBIS received a wonderful album of photographs donated by Will and Jill Ludwell. The album was originally owned by Will’s father and features the 1st Battalion 24th Regiment and scenes of Indian locations. Our thanks go to Will and Jill Ludwell…
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The FamilyTreeDNA Summer Sale has several offers readers may be interested in. Summer event ends August 31st Other promotions and offers not valid for this event. See also FIBIS DNA Project Mark your calendars! FIBIS 20th Anniversary Conference 28-30…
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Cemetery Project Update - #Mhow Cantonment Catholic Cemetery #genealogy #familyhistory

Our photographer has photographed over 800 graves at Mhow Cantonment Catholic Cemetery and the monument inscriptions have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. Photographs of the graves are also available for a small donation. You can view the…
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5,735 new Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1842 added to FIBIS database #genealogy #familyhistory

Bombay Times arrival and departure notices for 1842 have now been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. The data consists of 3,851 arrivals, 1,884 departures, a total of 5,735 new entries. Our thanks go to David Edge and his wonderful team of…
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