India Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description
Record Type Births and Baptisms
Collection years 1786-1947
Title in the Language
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Related Websites
Genealogical Society of Utah

What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1786 to 1947.

This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947 Marriages, 1800-1945 Deaths and Burials, 1800-1945
Bangalore 438 139 118
Bangladesh 3,106 0 0
Bengal 433,834 104,999 309,736
Bombay 118,243 31,653 95,879
Calcutta 180 68 79
Delhi 13 5 0
India 26,633 13,273 25,438
Madras 276,641 53,805 135,279
Tamil Nadu 2,976 2 0
Total 862,064 203,944 555,534

Collection Contents

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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Collection Citation:

"India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947." Database. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947.