Friday, 1 April 2016

Free FIBIS talks at Who Do You Think You Are? Live

The Families in British India Society ( is running a series of free talks at their stand (Tables 101-105 & 108-110) at Who Do You Think You Are? Live, from Thursday 7th April to Saturday 9th. Although free, you do need to reserve a place to attend them. The following is the schedule:

10.00 The FIBIS Database
11.30 My British/European Ancestor in India
13.00 South Asia records at the BL
14.30 Mariners of the EIC
16.00 Orphans of British India

10.00 Mariners of the EIC
11.30 Identifying and using online websites
13.00 Irishmen of British India
14.30 Original and Online Sources
16.00 Telegraphers of British India

10.00 Original and Online Sources
11.30 Alternate sources for BDM
13.00 Railwaymen of British India
14.30 The FIBIS Database

For the registration links for each talk please visit

(With thanks to Valmay Young)


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