Friday 20 July 2012

More India Office records to be digitised

Serious news for those interested in Indian research - the Gulf state of Qatar is sponsoring the digitisation of half a million British Library based India Office records in a new three year project that will eventually see the records made available online for free. The full story is at

This is a separate project to the deal previously announced last year between the British Library and Brightsolid to digitise much of the India Office collection's parish register holdings (see

(With thanks to Your Family Tree magazine @yourfamtreemag)


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