Monday, 7 March 2016

British Library training session on India Office records

From Valmay Young at the Families in British India Society (

Asian and African Studies Reference Services are again offering free 75-minute introductions to the Department's family history sources on 15 March, 20 April, 17 May and 16 June. 2016 at 11am. Anyone is welcome to attend - participants do not have to be holders of a Library Reader Pass. The emphasis is on explaining the background to their holding returns of baptisms, marriages and burials of European Christians from all over South Asia, and providing practical guidance on how to use the name indexes.

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(With thanks to Valmay)


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