Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Ancestors in British India

If you have British ancestors who lived and worked in India from 1698-1947 explore the latest offering from findmypast in partnership with the British Library - 2.5 million records comprising:

Baptisms, marriages & burials
Army officers' marriage notifications
Records for other locations administered by the India Office (Aden, Burma, Kuwait, St Helena)
Civil service records
Pension registers
Probate records & wills

Find out whether your relatives were aristocracy, tradespeople, civil servants or soldiers and finally discover those missing ancestors with new records spanning 200 years of history.


I'm celebrating finding a vital but elusive baptism in Bengal ... made my week.

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