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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Useful Sites for Research in India

    These are intended to be a few useful sites for research in India. If you know of any other good non commercial sites, please send me the link in a PM and I will add them to the list. This thread is closed to avoid the problem of research queries being tagged on to it. ...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 02-05-2014 1:21 AM
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  1. Looking for the birth of Annie Richards

    I am trying to get help finding the birth records in India for Annie Louisa Richards around 1878/79. All I know is that on her death cert it states that she was born in India, I also know that she had a brother Victor Oliver and he also said that he was born in India. They also had a brother...

    Started by michellemcintosh3‎, 26-06-2014 11:37 PM
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  2. Where is Kurrachee?

    Hi All, Found on Family Search three deaths in the same family. Margaret E Maycock, burial date: 29 Jan 1865 age: 0. Louisa J Maycock, burial date: 19 June 1866, Age 0 and Margaret Maycock, burial date: 01 Nov 1869, age: 29. All buried at Kurrachee, Bombay. I can't find Kurrchee! Where is...

    Started by Dizzy600‎, 24-08-2010 4:21 PM
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  3. James Henry Shore

    Hi I am trying to find my relative James Henry Shore. On a number of the census he is shown as being born in Chunar India and on IGI I have found a James Henry Shore born 8 Oct 1857 in Chunar which ties in with the UK census records and his military records. But I can't find him on FIBIS nor...

    Started by caroline99‎, 14-08-2010 4:08 PM
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  4. Question East India Company/India Records??

    Is there any on-line records of East India Co Employees transfers, movements or other such ...trying to trace some possible Vallis rellies who details appear on the LDS site born in India in late 1800's. Specifically Maurice Franklin b c1882 Calcutta to parents John & Catherine Alice b c1870...

    Started by HiFly‎, 11-12-2006 6:25 PM
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  5. Kiernander Family Offshoots

    Hello My mother comes from a long and, in some cases well documented line. The Kiernanders can trace their family tree back to 15th Century Sweden and moved to Calcutta, India at the end of the 18th Century. The problem I have is finding any details about those who married into the family. In...

    Started by Scott Thompson‎, 04-08-2008 2:08 AM
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  6. Question New member needing help

    Hi, I am a completely new member an wondered if anyone out there has any knowledge on how to find a birth in India. I am looking for a Frederick Selwood who on the British 1901 census said that he was born about 1866 in Lucknow, on the 1911 census he said he came from Bombay but at least his year...

    Started by Nimrod‎, 09-07-2013 12:42 PM
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  7. British India

    I am trying to find my ancestors, family name JORDAN in the early 1900s in India can someone tell me what are the best sources for research.

    Started by JJ HISTORY‎, 30-05-2013 10:15 PM
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  8. The elusive Veronica

    Veronica Regina Smith married Gerard Henri Lonnaux in Bengal, 28 September 1881. Although I have traced Gerard 's mob back to 17th century Europe, I can find nothing on Veronica prior to 1881. She died in Calcutta, 28 Feb 1902 According to family verbal hand-me-downs, she was born in...

    Started by katman‎, 20-05-2013 7:31 AM
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  9. Info on the Pillai Family Ranipet Vellore

    Hi my Grandfather on my maternal side and his daughter (my mother Theresa Dass born March 10 1936 also Ranipet) was called Anthony Pillai born in Ranipet Vellore Tamil Nadu in 1917 and he died in October 1982? His Father my Gt Grandfather was called Ranga Swami Pillai. I was hoping that someone...

    Started by Ruth A‎, 13-05-2013 1:34 AM
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  10. Indian Genealogy from the UK

    Hi I'm a new member, I have discovered my Grandfather, Anthony Dass was a Foreman in a Gold mine in Kola Gold Fields, in Karnataka in India. He was killed in a mining accident in Kola Goldfields in either 1936 or 1937, it was a public holiday in India as George V had died or it was George...

    Started by Ruth A‎, 01-05-2013 1:28 AM
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  11. Looking for information on Mr. John Davidson

    I'm looking for any information on Mr. John Davidson, who lived in Assam, India circa 1880-1930 and worked as a manager of a tea estate.

    Started by ashish‎, 27-02-2013 9:03 AM
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  12. Passenger list SS Frankistan

    I am searching for details of the above ship from UK to India between 1883 and 1886. My ancestor A H Hume died 1886 Calcutta, occupation "2 off ship Frankistan" (Family search India deaths and burials 1719-1948) Have tried Google with no success and the date falls outside of the available passenger...

    Started by shume‎, 07-02-2013 10:15 AM
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  13. Herbert Maurice Douglas

    I am right at the beginning of searching my ancestry. All I know is that my grandfather was called Herbert Maurice Douglas. I know he was born in India. I would like to know when and where. I am hoping this will lead me to the ņames of his parents. Any idea how I go about this? Cheers. Tim

    Started by Timmonthamdoug‎, 11-01-2013 10:31 AM
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  14. Birth Record India Help Please

    Joseph Family Tree Hi there, I am looking for a record of my grandfathers parents. My GrandFather is George Vincent Joseph born 1936 or 1938 in bangalore area, India. He moved to Britain in the early 1960's. He is still alive and I have his permission to post his details. He has a...

    Started by syborg58‎, 21-12-2012 8:15 PM
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  15. Presidency of Bengal records?

    Are the records kept at the India Office in Great Britain or at the National Archives? What details need to be included to obtain a Baptism, marriage or death record, Thanks

    Started by Annamarie‎, 03-12-2012 7:16 AM
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  16. Anderson/Dodd/Pushong/Spencer - India

    Looking for any connections with the following family names. Alison Pushong b.1944, Lucknow India. Married John Anderson b1945 Welshpool. Alison's parents - Mervynn Eileen Spencer b.1912 Lucknow, India. Married Cyril Pushong 1937 Lucknow India. Cyril's parents - Gertrude Dodd b.1886...

    Started by louisecass‎, 27-08-2006 5:37 PM
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  17. Death in India

    Good evening all, my 2 x great grand uncle James Willis Townsend b 1823 Westminster emigrated to Oz 1853 was Auctioneer in Sandhurst (now Bendigo) m Charlotte C Neale died in Howrah then India 5 Aug 1866 can find no Indian records can anyone help

    Started by townsec47‎, 29-10-2012 1:27 PM
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  18. Question Henry Anstruther Fortescue

    Henry Anstruther Fortescue was born in Meerut, Bengal Province, (now Uttar Pradesh) on 18th August 1851. His Father Frederick Richard Norman Fortescue was in the East India Company Army and was born at Stephenstown, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. He was a Lieutenant when Henry and his sister,...

    Started by iandavid70‎, 05-10-2012 1:11 PM
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  19. military marriages in India?

    HI desperately trying to locate a marriage in bombay in the mid 1850s where do i look? can't find it at the british library? where else is there? did all the records come back? the person i'm looking for was in the 3rd Bombay european regiment and his 1st child was born 1856. many thanks Helen

    Started by helenc‎, 30-11-2011 10:36 PM
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  20. Fordham family in India

    I am tracing the Fordham family ( Harry Fordham especially) born 1881 in Allahabad. Does anyone know anything about this family whilst in India around the turn of the century.

    Started by Keefy‎, 03-10-2012 1:38 PM
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