Announcements: 27th June 2011


Workshop: Researching ancestors who served in the army in India

The British Library, London

12th July 2011, 2pm – 5pm

– Free workshop on tracing members of the Indian armed forces. APAC Reference Services working in tandem with the Families In British India Society (FIBIS) are delighted to present a specialized session looking at biographical sources for military personnel. No previous knowledge of the subject is expected or required. If, therefore, you believe you have European ancestors who served in the Indian sub-continent whether as officers or private soldiers, please book your free place by contacting

See the event website for further details.

Updated FIBIS Website

Introducing the newly updated Families in British India Society website.

This website is a great resource for academics and genealogists alike. Resources include,

FREE searchable database of over 710,000 individual names

FREE access to the fibiwiki to find out more about the lives of Anglo-Indians (1600-1947)

FREE beginner and expert guides to researching family in India

Plus member-only content (including the FIBIS social network), and much more!

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