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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 12:21 AM
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  1. Thumbs up 1891, 1901 and 1911 India Census

    Good evening I do hope this is were I email you for help. I do not have access to the 1891, 1901 and 1911 India Census and need your assistance please, if you could look up the India Census for the below peoples. Names: 1. Ethel Victoria White. Ethel could have been born around the late...

    Started by 1937‎, 18-01-2012 9:06 PM
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  2. John Kinghorn

    I am trying to research a GGF, who reputedly died in India. He was born in 1856 at Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey, UK and eventually became a sergeant gunnery instructor in the Royal Artillery. My GM was born in Nagpore and a GU in Bombay. I have seen an "index-only" reference for a death on...

    Started by loftygraham‎, 19-01-2016 1:26 PM
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  3. James Gunness

    My great, great grandmother was Mary Anne Fendall who was part Indian and born in Calcutta in 1830 She was married to Fredrick William Blume on April 25th 1848. She was the daughter of Mary Gunness (also part Indian) born 1813 and William Fendall born 1799 (he was a Major in the 4th Dragoons) they...

    Started by Damormar‎, 23-09-2015 2:13 PM
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  4. Kelly, Sitapur 1878

    Is there anyway of getting a copy of a birth certificate or registration for a record I found on Fsearch? Hector Rupert Kelly b 14 Dec 1878 to James and Mary Ann Kelly. Specifically I need Mary Ann's maiden name and James's occupation to be able to continue my quest. Any help would be greatly...

    Started by Buddy‎, 16-05-2015 12:00 PM
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  5. james and cecilia cable

    their daughter Violet was christened 19 Oct 1888 at the Old Mission Church , Fort William, Calcutta. She married my great uncle James William Coffey in Calcutta in 1911. James Cable was a Relieving Gunner Guard in the East Bengal State Railway. Is there anyone out there researching this family ?

    Started by cchadwick87‎, 07-05-2011 2:27 PM
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  6. Patricia Valencia O誰eal born Gangapur City

    I hope someone can help me please. I am trying to get a copy of my mother痴 birth/baptism certificate. Patricia Valencia O誰eal was born in born Gangapur City in Aug 1926/27. She was from an English/Irish/Catholic family. I have tried getting information from various family history web sites,...

    Started by sandir03‎, 27-03-2015 3:00 AM
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  7. 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 10:37 PM
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  8. 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 3:21 PM
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  9. 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 3:08 PM
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  10. 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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  11. 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 1:08 AM
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  12. 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 11:42 AM
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  13. 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 9:15 PM
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  14. 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 6:31 AM
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  15. 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 12:34 AM
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  16. 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 12:28 AM
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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 ames 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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  20. 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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