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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 19 August 09 18:00 BST (UK) »
http://www.burialsinindia.net/

Hi I hope this link is of some use it has a burial search for some of the cemetery's in Calcutta where lots of Anglo/India ancestors were buried.

Louise :D
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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 05 September 09 08:29 BST (UK) »
Nice of you to respond. Thank you.
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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 10 January 10 22:39 GMT (UK) »
this volume of parliamentary papers includes those who received pensions while working for the East India company 1793-1833

http://books.google.com/books?id=y0gSAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q=&f=false

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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 27 February 10 22:19 GMT (UK) »
Another few sites  for Burials in India, that last link by LouiseMcCrea is broken.

http://www.bacsa.org.uk/

http://www.indian-cemeteries.org/introduction.asp

On that last one, if you get no result check the Strays illegibles and unknowns. It can also be searched by Regiment.
ARNOLD, PARTINGTON, FOSTER in StHelens
BEBBINGTON, FINDLOW in Northwich
BURROWS,Billinge,Northwich
DUMBILL/DUMBELL, Gt Sankey, St Helens
EDMUNDSON in Northumberland, Warrington, St Helens, Manchester
HENDERSON, Northumberland,St Helens
LIPTROTT, Billinge
BURROWS, Billinge, Northwich

BOAST, Suffolk,Widnes,St Helens :-
http://rattyclan.tribalpages.com/

https://sites.google.com/view/ss-samwater

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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 01 August 10 18:33 BST (UK) »
A couple more useful links

Koi-hai Directory
A lively newsletter for mainly tea people and planters who served in north-east India and Assam, and they do carry articles about graves on tea estates.
http://www.koi-hai.com

Kabristan Archives
Inscriptions from Indian and Sri Lankan graveyards.
http://kabristan.org.uk/

For those who had ancestors attending one of India's many "hill schools", or for those amongst us who were fortunate enough to attend, I can highly recommend "Under the Old School Topee" by Hazel Innes Craig. As far as I'm aware it's still available via Amazon.

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Tony:- Davies, Murphy, Kidd, Elwell, Pither, Roper, Marshall, Whelan, Lycett, Farley, Turner, Rhodes

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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 25 November 10 12:30 GMT (UK) »
For those of you who wonder what India was like for your ancestors there are some wonderfully evocative photos at the following -

http://oldindianphotos.blogspot.com/

Tony
Lynn:- Shelton, Edwards, Looker, Platt, Ames, Bagley, Cadman, Cokes, Edmunds, Seymour, Waldren, Mulloy, Cockin/Cockayne

Tony:- Davies, Murphy, Kidd, Elwell, Pither, Roper, Marshall, Whelan, Lycett, Farley, Turner, Rhodes

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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 25 November 10 14:44 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for posting that link, its absolutely brilliant, especially this section about the Indian Mutiny...

http://oldindianphotos.blogspot.com/search/label/1850s

Cheers!

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ARNOLD, PARTINGTON, FOSTER in StHelens
BEBBINGTON, FINDLOW in Northwich
BURROWS,Billinge,Northwich
DUMBILL/DUMBELL, Gt Sankey, St Helens
EDMUNDSON in Northumberland, Warrington, St Helens, Manchester
HENDERSON, Northumberland,St Helens
LIPTROTT, Billinge
BURROWS, Billinge, Northwich

BOAST, Suffolk,Widnes,St Helens :-
http://rattyclan.tribalpages.com/

https://sites.google.com/view/ss-samwater

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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 25 November 10 14:48 GMT (UK) »
Certainly an interesting, and potentially very useful site.
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Re: INDIA: Resources for Ancestors in British India
« Reply #26 on: Monday 28 March 11 09:51 BST (UK) »
The new FamilySearchWiki site has some links (most of the links above), and also some addresses for archives in India.

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/India

This site is on-going, so it's worth checking it regularly to see what's been added.

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Just a reminder:  this site is still growing so keep checking :)

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/India

at the bottom of the page is a "Category" link which lists all wiki.familysearch pages on India:
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:India
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