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''[[Asia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[India Genealogy|India]]''{{India-sidebar}}  
__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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Guide to '''India ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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==Country Information==
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India is a country is South Asia bordered by [[Pakistan Genealogy|Pakistan]], [[China Genealogy|China]], [[Nepal Genealogy|Nepal]], [[Bhutan Genealogy|Bhutan]], [[Myanmar Genealogy|Myanmar]], and [[Bangladesh Genealogy|Bangladesh]]. India was gradually annexed by and brought under the administration of the British East India Company from the early 18th century and administered directly by the United Kingdom after Indian Rebellion of 1857. India became an independent nation in 1947 after a struggle for independence that was marked by non-violent resistance led by Mahatma Gandhi. The official languages are Hindi and English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "India," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India, accessed 28 March 2016.</ref>
  
*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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==Getting Started ==
*[http://www.xmission.com/~jsvare/simile/exhibit/Hindu_pilgrimage_sites.html Map of Hindu Pilgrimage Sites]  
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<h3>Getting Started with India Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with India research.
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Asia/India.pdf BYU Research Guide for India]
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*[[Families in British India Society 1600 to 1947|Families in British India Society]]
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*[[Genealogical Records of Medieval India]]
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<h3>India Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in India research.
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*[[India Websites|India Websites]]  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=InFTmnS4crYC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Dictionary+of+Indian+Biography&ei=2jkySLWQOp6OtgPL9ID-Ag%7C Dictionary of Indian Biography]  
 
*[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]
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:[[India Genealogy#More India Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
*[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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{{Click|File:India ORP.png|India Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
*[[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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==India Map==
*[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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[[File:India_-_administrative_map.png|left|600px|thumb|Administrative Map of India with States and Union Territories]]
*[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;
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Asia/India.pdf BYU Research Resources for India]
 
  
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
 
  
*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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==Jurisdictions==
  
*India [[India#Jurisdictions|Jurisdictions]]
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====States====
*[[India Archives and Libraries]]
 
*Dictionary of Indian Biography by Charles E. Buckland
 
  
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*Andhra Pradesh
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*Arunachal Pradesh
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*Assam
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*Bihar
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*Chhattisgarh
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*Goa
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*Gujarat
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*Haryana
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*Himachal Pradesh
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*Jammu and Kashmir
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*Jharkhand
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*Karnataka
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*Kerala
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*Madhya Pradesh
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*Maharashtra
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*Manipur
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*Meghalaya
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*Mizoram
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*Nagaland
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*Odisha
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*Punjab
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*Rajasthan
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*Sikkim
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*Tamil Nadu
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*Telangana
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*Tripura
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*Uttar Pradesh
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*Uttarakhand
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*West Bengal
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*'''Browse by topic:''' [[:Category:India|Pages for India]]
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====Union Territories====
*Today's featured article is: '''[[Families in British India Society 1600 to 1947|Families in British India Society]]'''
 
  
== Did you know?  ==
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*Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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*Chandigarh
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*Dadra and Nagar Haveli
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*National Capital Territory of Delhi
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*Daman and Diu
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*Lakshadweep
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*Puducherry
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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&nbsp; [[British Presence in India|Read more...]]
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==More India Research Tools==
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Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in India.
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*[http://www.fibis.org Families in British India Society]
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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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*[[British Presence in India|British Presence in India]]
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*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/blackhistory/india/india_british.htm British National Archives] - information about immigrants in the 19th century
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*[http://discover-telangana.org/wp/2007/01/21/history_behind_street_names_of_hyderabad_secunderabad/ ''A history behind Street Names of Hderabad &amp; Secunderabad''] - Article about India Place names.
  
*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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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927063 FamilySearch Historical Records Collections for India]
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/help#localResource Family History Center locator map]
  
*[[Genealogical Records of Medieval India]]
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==Websites==
*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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*[http://www.chater-genealogy.com/ Armenian Family History in India 1600-1950] - includes links to a record sources with grave stone inscriptions and translations
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*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/familyhistory/next_steps/researchplaces_01.shtml BBC - Tracing your Asian roots on the Indian subcontinent]
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*[http://www.fibis.org Families in British India Society FIBIS] ($)
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*[http://www.genesreunited.com.au/articles/world-records/full-list-of-united-kingdom-records/travel-and-migration/colonial-service Genes Reunited] - index ($)
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*[https://indiafamily.bl.uk/ui/Home.aspx India Office Family History Search] - indexes to 300,000 births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials of Europeans in India
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*[http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/indiaofficeselect/welcome.asp India Office Select Materials]
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*[http://indiamanmagazine.blogspot.com/ The Indiaman Magazine]
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*[http://www.movinghere.org.uk/galleries/roots/asian/tracingasianroots/tracingasianroots.htm Tracing East Asian Roots]&nbsp;(courtesy: Moving Here: Tracing Your Roots)
  
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Beginning Research
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Local Research Resources


Guide to India ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Country Information

India is a country is South Asia bordered by Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. India was gradually annexed by and brought under the administration of the British East India Company from the early 18th century and administered directly by the United Kingdom after Indian Rebellion of 1857. India became an independent nation in 1947 after a struggle for independence that was marked by non-violent resistance led by Mahatma Gandhi. The official languages are Hindi and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with India Research

Links to articles on getting started with India research.

India Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in India research.

See More Research Tools


{{{link}}}Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

India Map

Administrative Map of India with States and Union Territories


Jurisdictions

States

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • Odisha
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Sikkim
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Tripura
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
  • West Bengal

Union Territories

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Chandigarh
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  • National Capital Territory of Delhi
  • Daman and Diu
  • Lakshadweep
  • Puducherry

More India Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in India.

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Websites

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "India," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India, accessed 28 March 2016.