This topic will list some resource which you can use for searching for ancestors from British India.
You may need to know, or ask, Why were the ancestors in India ??
- Military service
- Government service
- Employess of the British India Company
- etc, etc
Please do not put requests on this topic.
- Families In British India Society: http://www.fibis.org/
you can search their database of transcribed records (BMD, military, etc, etc)
see the full list here: http://search.fibis.org/what_s_on_this_site.html
Lots of information here, including a searchable database.
The data presented here have been contributed by a number of hardworking and enthusiastic individuals and a small army of ‘FIBIS Volunteers’. The data are very largely taken from sources within the British Library’s India Office Records Section (IOR) to whom thanks are also due for authority to publish them here.