Friday, 24 June 2016

India Office Records sessions at British Library

From the Families in British India Society (

Readers might be interested in these useful free training sessions being held at the British Library this summer on using India Office Records family history sources.

Introduction to family history sources in Asian and African Studies

‘Introduction to family history sources in Asian and African Studies’ training sessions are aimed at new or inexperienced users. Free; lasting ca. 75 minutes; book via

27 July
22 August
27 September

Researching Ancestors in the Army in India

Asian and African Studies Reference Services working in tandem with the Families In British India Society (FIBIS) are delighted to present specialized sessions 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

5 September

(With thanks to Valmay Young)


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