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Today's featured article is: Families in British India Society


Material Available From the Family History Library
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Hindu pilgrimage records have been acquired at various pilgrimage sites. In cooperation with government and ecclesiastical archives a significant collection of records for the Christian population of Goa was microfilmed.

Began Microfilming: 1981
Number of Microfilms: 5606
Number of Published Materials in Collection: 1048


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Articles that Need Editing

  • India Juisdictions
  • India Archives and Libraries
  • Dictionary of Indian Biography by Charles E. Buckland


Agra India


New Articles Needed

  • India Land Tax Assessments

Did You Know?[edit | edit source]

  • The first British outpost in South Asia was established by the English East India Company in 1619 at Surat on the northwestern coast. The British subsequently expanded their influence in India, and by the 1850s   read more...
  • After a massive rebellion against foreign rule in 1857, the British government decided to place India under the direct control of the Crown. The East India Company was abolished and Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1858. The British National Archives has made available online information about immigrants in the 19th century.

Five Useful Websites[edit | edit source]

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~clday/

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

http://www.indiaman.com

http://www.fibis.org

http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/indiaofficeselect/welcome.asp