Tag Archives: online research

Online Database: 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 … Continue reading

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Announcements: 27th June 2011

Events 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 … Continue reading

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Online Database: Deceased Online

In February 2009, I went to Folkestone, on the south coast of England, in search of a grave. I was writing an article on the Trutch family, who were prominent political and social figures in early British Columbia. (In the … Continue reading

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Online Database: India Office Family History Search

This post is the first in an ongoing mini-series highlighting online databases or sources useful for researching the history of families in colonial contexts, whether you are working on an academic project or searching for your ancestors. This week, I’m … Continue reading

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Announcements: 3 May 2011

The Family & Colonialism Research Network has launched a Twitter account (@FamilyColonial). Follow us for updates related to family and colonial history, including announcements of events and publications, useful links for research or teaching, related news stories, quotes from archival … Continue reading

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