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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. Shilstone-Mcarthur-Beaver

    I know it is difficult to find Indian records so if any one can add to what i have would be grateful. My 2x Gt Grandfather William Nelson Shilstone was a mariner and went to India a lot of times. He had a daughter Indiana (Judiana) born 21 Aug 1834 in Calcutta. I do not know who her mother was....

    Started by jennifer 150‎, 19-08-2017 3:43 PM
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  2. Certificate for a Death in India 1897

    Hello everyone, I'm new to this site. I've read through quite a few posts in order to find the answer to my question, so please forgive me if the answer is here somewhere and I've missed it. Can anybody tell me how - or where - to obtain a copy of a certificate for a death in India ? From an...

    Started by Garden12‎, 15-07-2008 9:14 PM
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  3. James Henry Frederick

    Hello, First sorry for my english, I am looking for the parents of Jacques Henri Frédérick and Marie Emilie Gervain. They married in Calcutta on 4 May 1833 according to FIBIS but I can not find the original marriage certificate. Can anyone help me? thank you in advance

    Started by leonard24‎, 20-12-2016 12:04 AM
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  4. Death in India 1920 - Burial record query

    Evening, My Grt GrandFather, David Joseph NICHOLAS died September 1920 in Asansol, India. I have found an entry in the burial records for him but it has been struck out and initialed by I presume the chaplin. I can see that it reads "Died 16/09/1920 age 53 1/2 years. Cause of death: In a fit...

    Started by hankinc‎, 24-01-2017 10:23 PM
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  5. Winifred McManus and Margaret Molloy

    I have been researching my Great Grandfather, James Henry Molloy, a Pensioner Guard on the convict ship Fairlie in 1852. I noticed on the ship's list there was a child Mary 1.6 years old. From there I ascertained when they embarked on the Fairlie at Woolwich on 18 Feby 1852. There was Corporal...

    Started by surfinnan‎, 15-11-2016 10:28 AM
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Patricia Valencia O’Neal born Gangapur City

    I hope someone can help me please. I am trying to get a copy of my mother’s birth/baptism certificate. Patricia Valencia O’Neal 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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