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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'''  
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A new book is being researched by [http://www.annedecourcy.co.uk/ Anne de Courcy] detailing the lives of girls and young women who went to India 1858-1947. Some of these girls were seventeen or eighteen years old and returning to their families after being educated in England. Others were going to India to stay with relatives or to find husbands. <br>If you have, or know of anyone who had, a female relative who went to India and married there, especially if letters, diaries or other memoirs exist, then [http://www.annedecourcy.co.uk/contact.html contact Ann], she would appreciate hearing from you.{{/p}}<br>[[Image:Hindu Pilgrimage Sites Map.JPG|thumb|right]]<!--{12085786103480} --> '''Research Tools'''  
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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
 
*[http://www.xmission.com/~jsvare/simile/exhibit/Hindu_pilgrimage_sites.html Map of Hindu Pilgrimage Sites]  
 
*[http://www.xmission.com/~jsvare/simile/exhibit/Hindu_pilgrimage_sites.html Map of Hindu Pilgrimage Sites]  
*[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://books.google.com/books?id=InFTmnS4crYC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Dictionary+of+Indian+Biography&ei=2jkySLWQOp6OtgPL9ID-Ag%7C Dictionary of Indian Biography]  
 
*[http://www.indian-cemeteries.org/ Indian Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://www.indian-cemeteries.org/ Indian Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://www.bacsa.org.uk/ Cemeteries in South Asia]  
 
*[http://www.bacsa.org.uk/ Cemeteries in South Asia]  
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Asia/India.pdf BYU Research Resources for India]
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Asia/India.pdf BYU Research Resources for India]
  
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
  
An online collection containing this record is located at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1867930 FamilySearch.org,]
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*[[India Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[India Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[India, Gujarat Diocese Protestant Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/India,_Hindu_Pilgrimage_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]<br>  
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*[[India Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[India, Punjab, Moga Land Ownership Pedigrees (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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*[[India Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[India Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*Dictionary of Indian Biography by Charles E. Buckland
 
*Dictionary of Indian Biography by Charles E. Buckland
 
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*'''Browse by topic:''' [[:Category:India|Pages for India]]  
 
*'''Browse by topic:''' [[:Category:India|Pages for India]]  
 
*Today's featured article is: '''[[Families in British India Society 1600 to 1947|Families in British India Society]]'''
 
*Today's featured article is: '''[[Families in British India Society 1600 to 1947|Families in British India Society]]'''
 
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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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*[[India Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[India Biography|Biography]]
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*[[India Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[India Census|Census]]
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*[[India Church Directories|Church Directories]]
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*[[India Church History|Church History]]
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*[[India Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[India Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[India Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Genealogy_Software_for_India Genealogy Software]
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*[[India Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[India History|History]]
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*[[India Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[India Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
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*[[India Maps|Maps]]
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*[[India Names, Personal|Names Personal]]
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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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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

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Did you know?

  • 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.