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__NOTOC__Genealogy records about individuals and families in India are free online and stored in archives and libraries around the world. Information on this page will help you discover your family history in India.{{/p}}<br>[[Image:Hindu Pilgrimage Sites Map.JPG|thumb|right]]<!--{12085786103480} --> '''Research Tools'''
  
== Getting started with&nbsp;India research  ==
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927063 records collections for India] available on FamilySearch.org
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*[http://www.xmission.com/~jsvare/simile/exhibit/Hindu_pilgrimage_sites.html Map of Hindu Pilgrimage Sites]
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=InFTmnS4crYC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Dictionary+of+Indian+Biography&ei=2jkySLWQOp6OtgPL9ID-Ag%7C Dictionary of Indian Biography]
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*[http://www.indian-cemeteries.org/ Indian Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.bacsa.org.uk/ Cemeteries in South Asia]
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*[http://www.indiaman.com The Indiaman Magazine]
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*[http://www.fibis.org Families in British India Society]
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*[[India Websites|Websites]]
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*[http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/indiaofficeselect/welcome.asp India Office] catalogues of private papers, prints etc.<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=title&searchCriteria=hindu+pilgrimage+records&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Hindu Pilgrimage records&nbsp;]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=title&searchCriteria=Maithil+Brahmin+genealogical+records&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Maithil Brahmin genealogical records]&nbsp;
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Asia/India.pdf BYU Research Resources for India]
  
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*I[[India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|ndia, Hindu Pilgrimage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
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*[[India, Punjab, Moga Land Ownership Pedigrees (FamilySearch Historical Records)|India, Punjab, Moga Land Ownewship Pedigrees (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=InFTmnS4crYC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Dictionary+of+Indian+Biography&ei=2jkySLWQOp6OtgPL9ID-Ag| Dictionary of Indian Biography]
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*http://www.indian-cemeteries.org/
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*http://www.bacsa.org.uk/
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Asia/India.pdf BYU Research Resources for India]
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*Dictionary of Indian Biography by Charles E. Buckland
 
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*After a massive rebellion against foreign rule in 1857, the British government decided to place India under the direct control of the Crown. The East India Company was abolished and Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1858. The British National Archives has made available online information about immigrants in the 19th century.
 
*After a massive rebellion against foreign rule in 1857, the British government decided to place India under the direct control of the Crown. The East India Company was abolished and Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1858. The British National Archives has made available online information about immigrants in the 19th century.
  
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*Place names have a long and varied history. A new article titled [http://discover-telangana.org/wp/2007/01/21/history_behind_street_names_of_hyderabad_secunderabad/ ''A history behind Street Names of Hderabad &amp; Secunderabad''] provides a taste of rich history.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1867929&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D 7,640 Moga Land Ownership images now online]<br>
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*Click here for [http://www.indiaman.com/tour1/day1.html|fully guided Genealogy Tours of India]
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*Visit the sites of the British in India and visit the graves of your ancestors from the days of the East India Company to Indian Independence.
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Genealogy records about individuals and families in India are free online and stored in archives and libraries around the world. Information on this page will help you discover your family history in India.


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  • The first British outpost in South Asia was established by the English East India Company in 1619 at Surat on the northwestern coast. The British subsequently expanded their influence in India  Read more...
  • After a massive rebellion against foreign rule in 1857, the British government decided to place India under the direct control of the Crown. The East India Company was abolished and Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1858. The British National Archives has made available online information about immigrants in the 19th century.