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    Default 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.


    Family Search - some useful links

    FIBIS Families in British India many interesting records in their database, which can be freely searched. There is also a useful Wiki page here.

    British Library India Office

    Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies - some very good links concerning the East India Company
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    I have corrected a broken link in the above post

    Pam Downes has also listed Indian records held by FindMyPast

    East India Company Madras Records Of Service 1741-1858
    East India Company Pensions 1793-1833
    India Office List 1933
    British India Office Army & Navy Pensions
    British India Office Births & Baptisms
    British India Office Deaths & Burials
    British India Office Marriages
    British India Office Wills & Probate
    British In India, Directories 1792-1948
    East India Company & Civil Service Pensions
    East India Register & Army List 1855
    British India Office Assistant Surgeons
    Indian Army & Civil Service List 1873
    British Casualties, Indian Mutiny 1857-1859
    British Subjects Who Died In The Service Of The Indian Empire

    British Newspaper Archive have, amongst others :
    Bombay Gazette from 1813 to at least 1871
    Times of India from 20 May 1861 to at least 1871
    The Voice of India 1885 - 1904, plus 1910
    Indian Spectator 1904 - 1910
    Calcutta Gazette 1784 to at least 1815
    Indian Daily News - from 1875
    The Homeward Mail from India, China and the East - from 1857
    Englishman's Overland Mail - from 1864
    Friend of India and Statesman 1852 - 1883

    Gillian Rowland also recommends the Panjab Digital Library. If the link doesn't work, and it doesn't for me, Google it and you will reach the page with the same URL! Computers baffle me sometimes!
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