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Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

India Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Birth Indexes & Birth Records

India – India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947, index

India – India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194-2015, images

India – Madras military fund, 1829-1913, images

Goa, India – India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood Candidates, 1724-1996, index & images

Bihar, India – India, Bihar, Koilukh, Pandit Kirtinand Jha, Maithil Brahmin Genealogical Records, 1750-1990, images

Gujarat, India – India, Gujarat Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1854-2012, images

Madras, India – India, Madras Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1743-1990, images

Punjab, India – India, Punjab, Moga Land Ownership Pedigrees, 1887-1958, images

 

 

 

Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

India – India Marriages, 1792-1948, index

India – India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194-2015, images

India – Madras military fund, 1829-1913, images

India – Index to marriages at the India Office in London, 1852-1910

Goa, India – India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood Candidates, 1724-1996, index & images

Bihar, India – India, Bihar, Koilukh, Pandit Kirtinand Jha, Maithil Brahmin Genealogical Records, 1750-1990, images

Gujarat, India – India, Gujarat Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1854-2012, images

Jharkhand, India – India, Jharkhand, B. Deoghar, Singh Darwaja, Pandit Dharam Rakshni Sabha, Marriage Records, 1958-2013, images

Madras, India – India, Madras Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1743-1990, images

Punjab, India – India, Punjab, Moga Land Ownership Pedigrees, 1887-1958, images

 

 

 

Death Indexes & Death Records

India – India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948, index

India – India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194-2015, images

India – Madras military fund, 1829-1913, images

Goa, India – India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood Candidates, 1724-1996, index & images

Bihar, India – India, Bihar, Koilukh, Pandit Kirtinand Jha, Maithil Brahmin Genealogical Records, 1750-1990, images

Gujarat, India – India, Gujarat Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1854-2012, images

Madras, India – India, Madras Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1743-1990, images

Punjab, India – India, Punjab, Moga Land Ownership Pedigrees, 1887-1958, images

 

 

 

Oprhans and Orphanages

India – Bengal military orphans society, 1818-1873

 

 

Cemeteries

India – British High Commission cemetery records, ca. 1870-1967

India – List of inscriptions on tombs or monuments in Bengal possessing historical or archaeological interest

 

 

Obituaries

India – The Bengal obituary, or, a record to perpetuate the memory of departed worth : being a compilation of tablets and monumental inscriptions from various parts of the Bengal and Agra presidencies, to which is added biographi- cal sketches and memoirs of such as have preeminently distinguished themselves in the history of the British India, since the formation of of the European settlement to the present time

 

 

Wills & Probate

India – Calendars of probate, 1865-1936

India – Indexes to wills, administrations, inventories and estates, 1618-1909

India – India Office records : a collection of ecclesiastical returns and testamentary records of the British East India Company, to 1948 : a register of contents

India – List of wills to be found in the Bengal Public Consultations, volumes I to VI

India – Bengal wills 1728-1774; Bombay wills 1728-1783; Madras wills 1753-1779; index 1704-1783

India – Bengal wills and administrations, 1774-1937; indexes 1774-1909

India – Court proceedings, 1727-1774

India – Court proceedings, 1727-1791

India – Probate records, 1780-1937 ; index 1780-1908

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merchant Marine

India – Bengal marine annual report, 1844-1857

India – Bengal marine civil and marine casualties, 1824-1864

India – Bengal marine financial reports, 1873-1874

India – Bengal marine, miscellaneous correspondence and financial papers, 1831

India – Bengal pilot service papers, 1796-1880

India – Bombay marine appointments birth and baptism certificates, 1822-1832

India – Bombay marine casualties, 1777-1834

India – Bombay marine civil servants, 1876-1879

India – Bombay marine officers pay and allowances, 1876-1877

India – Bombay marine officers, 1863-1877

India – East India Company cadet appointments to the marine department, 1794-1830

India – East India Company list of surgeons, 1801-1833

India – East India Company marine petitions for relief, 1795-1798, 1801-1803

India – East India Company merchant marine appointments, 1736-1810

India – East India Company merchant marine officers’ services, 1737-1832

India – East India Company merchant marine pensions, 1828-1834

India – East India Company merchant marine register of masters & mates of extra ships, 1790-1825

India – East India Company merchant marine services, 1771-1833

India – East India Company midshipmen’s certificates of baptism and competence, 1820-1840

India – East India Company officers and men aboard ships, 1766-1837

India – East India Company officers baptisms or age certificates, 1780-1820

India – European officers and seamen serving in the Bengal naval brigades, 1858-1860

India – Indian Navy Bombay treasury deposits, 1835-1863

India – Indian navy cadets nominations and birth and baptism certificates, 1838-1859

India – Indian Navy deserters, 1841-1863

India – Indian Navy estates records, 1820-1862

India – Indian navy marine boys, 1843-1864

India – Indian navy seamen, 1840-1864

India – Indian Navy, Bengal pilots, 1858-1861

India – List of East India Company masters and mates for extra ships, 1796-1833

India – List of Europeans in the Bombay marine establishment, 1818-1833

India – List of Europeans in the Indian Navy establishment and casualties, 1835-1863

India – List of Europeans in the service of the Bengal marine, 1848-1860

India – List of seamen in the Bengal marine who have claims on the company for wages, 1821

India – A narrative of the loss of the Kent East Indiaman, by fire in the Bay of Biscay on the 1st March, 1825. In a letter to a friend

India – A narrative of the loss of the Kent East Indiaman, by fire in the Bay of Biscay on the 1st March, 1825. In a letter to a friend

India – Poplar pension fund papers, 1788-1858

India – Vessels and officers of the Bombay marine, 1870-1882

India – Indian navy returns of the pensioned and discharged Indian naval officers, 1864

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biography

India – Cāraṇakabi Mukunda Dāsa

India – The golden book of India : a genealogical and biographical dictionary of the ruling princes, chiefs, nobles, and other personages, titled or decorated, of the Indian empire

India – Haidar Alí and Tipú Sultán and the struggle with the Musalmán powers of the South

India – Life in the mission, the camp, and the zenáná; or, six years in India

India – An oriental biographical dictionary

India – An oriental biographical dictionary

India – Who’s who in India

India – Dictionary of Indian biography

India – Personal records, 1794-1841

 

 

Business Records & Commerce

India – Bonds and agreements for overseas civil servants, 1740-1948

India – British High Commission cemetery records, ca. 1870-1967

India – An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India : and the progress of trade with that country prior to the discovery of the passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an appendix

India – Records relating to Europeans in India, 1702-1830

India – Registers and indexes of Home and Indian correspondence, 1781-1868

India – Registers/indexes of departmental papers, 1880-1950

India – Registers/indexes of departmental papers, 1883-1949

India – Index to correspondence with India, 1753-1858

India – Registers/indexes of Home Correspondence and registers/indexes of Correspondence with India, 1841-1924

India – General records, 1794-1858

India – A guide to the India Office records, 1600-1858

India – Registers and indexes to Public and Judicial Department papers, 1880-1950

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court Records

India – Court proceedings, 1727-1774

India – Court proceedings, 1727-1791

India – Index to list of court miscellanies, 1817-1859

 

 

 

 

Employees, Officials, & Occupations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1500-1765 

India – An essay on the civilization of India, China & Japan

India – History of the Afghans

India – The illustrated history of the British empire in India and the east, from the earliest times to the suppression of the Sepoy mutiny in 1859

India – The initial coinage of Bengal under the early Muhammadan conquerors

India – The origin of finger-printing

India – The Religion of India : the sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism

India – Roll of the Indian Medical Service, 1615-1930

India – The three presidencies of India : a history of the rise and progress of the British Indian possessions from the earliest records to the present time…

India – Introduction to the civilization of India : South Asia, an introductory bibliography

 

British occupation, 1765-1947

India – Cawnpore massacre, 1857

India – Foreign area studies: India : a syllabus

India – Harivansa, ou histoire de la famille de Hari, ouvrage formant un appendice du Mahabharata, et traduit sur l’original sanscrit par M. A. Langlois

India – The Hoysaḷas : a medieval Indian royal family

India – India and the frontier states of Afghanistan, Nipal and Burma

India – Lord Curzon in India 1898-1903

 

Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 

India – A memorial of the Futtehgurh mission and her martyred missionaries : with some remarks on the mutiny in India

India – Missionary sketches in North India with references to recent events

 

 

British occupation, 1765-1947

India – Report on the Palk manuscripts in the possession of Mrs. Bannatyne, of Haldon, Devon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

India Military Records

 

Records

India – Bombay officers’ marriage notifications, 1867-1888

India – Bombay Service Army records, 1753-1859

India – Bombay services, 1860-1892

India – Index to assistant-surgeons’ and surgeons’ papers, 1804-1914

India – Index to Board of Control papers, 1842-1858

India – Index to correspondence with India, 1753-1858

India – Index to Indian Army reserve of officers’ application papers, 1917-1918

India – Index to miscellaneous memoranda of the military department, 1819-1874

India – Index to temporary Indian Army officers’ application papers, 1919-1921

India – Indexes to military correspondence between the Home Office and India, 1882-1905

India – Indexes to military department minutes, 1862-1881

India – Indexes to miscellaneous military and political committee minutes, 1809-1858

India – Indian Army service statements index, 1892-1916

India – Registers of soldiers’ references, 1829-1873

India – Departmental papers — military collections

India – Alphabetical list of the officers of the Indian Army; with the dates of their respective promotion, retirement, resignation, or death, whether in India or in Europe; from the year 1760, to the year 1834 inclusive, corrected to … 1837

India – Bengal army discharge papers, 1820-1882

India – Bengal Army lists, 1781-1849

India – Bengal Army muster rolls and casualty returns, 1716-1860

India – Bengal Army officers casualty returns, 1824-1895

India – Bengal Army officers miscellaneous records, 1836-1896

India – Bengal Army soldiers casualty returns, 1800-1865

India – Bengal Service Army lists – medical, ca. 1765-1858

India – Bengal Service Army lists, 1759-1858

India – Bengal Services, 1860-1893

India – Bombay Army discharges, 1853-1876

India – Bombay Army European soldiers, 1795-1862

India – Bombay army lists, 1759-1855

India – Bombay Army monthly returns and casualty rolls – unattached list, 1855-1907

India – Bombay Army muster rolls and casualty returns, 1708-1865

India – Bombay army officers casualty returns, 1842-1895

India – Bombay officers’ marriage notifications, 1867-1888

India – Bombay Service Army lists – medical officers, 1763-1858

India – Bombay Service Army records, 1753-1859

India – Bombay services, 1860-1892

India – British Army transfers to the Indian Establishment, 1853-1861

India – British medical officers serving in India, 1872-1912

India – British troops embarked for India, 1871-1889

India – British Veterinary Officers in India, 1871-1913

India – Burial returns of officers and others in India, 1914-1918

India – Cadet papers for Addiscombe Military Seminary, 1809-1862

India – Cadet papers for Indian Army colleges of Quetta and Wellington, 1915-1918

India – Depot approvals and desertions, 1835-1861

India – Depot court martial books, 1848-1862

India – Depot discharges, 1851-1860

India – Depot letter books, 1804-1858

India – Depot orders, 1843-1861

India – East India Company cadet papers, 1789-1860

India – The East India military calendar; containing the services of general and field officers of the Indian Army

India – The East-India register and army list for 1850,1852

India – Embarkation lists, 1753-1861

India – Great Britain, Records of the Colonial Office, Dominions : War of 1914-1918

India – History of the Indian navy, 1613-1863

India – Index to military letters and despatches from and to India, 1803-1921

India – Indian Army and Indian Army reserve officers wills, 1917-1921

India – Indian army list, April 1921

India – Indian Army officers casualty returns, 1869-1948

India – Indian Army pensioners, 1896

India – Indian Army service statements, 1892-1916

India – Indian naval officers’ services, 1840-1947

India – Indian troop service embarkation and disembarkation returns, 1909-1914

India – List of the officers of the Bengal army, 1758-1834 : alphabetically arranged and annotated with biographical and genealogical notices

India – Lists of officers admitted to the Bombay Staff Corps, 1866-1867

India – Madras army lists, 1759-1846

India – Madras army officers marriage notifications, 1869-1888

India – Madras army officers’ casualty lists, 1800-1895

India – Madras service army lists, 1762-1859

India – Madras service army lists, medical – ca. 1760-1858

India – Madras services, 1860-1892

India – Military Department war book registers, 1914-1923

India – Military depot registers of recruits, 1801-1860

India – Monthly casualty returns of the new line regiments and artillery brigades, 1862-1863

India – Mutiny circular and medical certificates of Bombay officers, 1857

India – Naval officers’ services (furloughs), 1885-1909

India – The new annual army lists

India – The new Navy list…

India – Nominal and casualty rolls of Jager Corps volunteers, 1860-1866

India – Officers of British Army regiments in India, 1806-1865

India – Officers on loan from the Royal Navy, 1939-1945

India – Papers of cadets selected for the India Army College at Wellington, 1915

India – Queen’s India cadetships, 1858-1930

India – Registers of Bengal Army European soldiers, 1788-1860

India – Registers of Indian transports, 1860-1873

India – Registers of Madras Army European soldiors, 1786-1860

India – Registers of recruits, 1817-1860

India – Sandhurst cadets commissioned onto the India Army unattached list, 1902-1935

India – A schedule of Clive mss. and papers : deposited by the late George Charles, fourth Earl of Powis

India – St. Helena muster and pension rolls, 1789-1859

India – Temporary British personnel (other ranks only) enlisted or re-enlisted in the Indian Army Supply & Transport Corps, 1914-1919

India – The Indian army list

 

Pensions 

India – Bengal military pension fund records, 1860-1907

India – Bombay civil funds, family registers, 1767-1950

India – East India Company’s regular home establishment fund, 1820-1950

India – Indian navy fund family register, 1830-1925

 

History

India – A history of the Indian Medical Service, 1600-1913

India – Organization and administration in the Indian army

India – Roll of the Indian Medical Service, 1615-1930

 

 

 

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