Friday, May 23, 2008

India Office

India Office Family History Search: "Use this website to search:

* 300,000 births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials in the India Office Records

* biographical notes from a variety of sources

* for mainly British and European people in India c.1600-1949

* for people in other countries connected with the history of the British in India"

India Office Records: " are the documentary archives of the administration in London of the pre-1947 government of India. They comprise the archives of the East India Company (1600-1858), of the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (1784-1858), of the India Office (1858-1947), of the Burma Office (1937-1948), and of a number of related British agencies overseas. The India Office Records are administered by The British Library as part of the Public Records of the United Kingdom, and are open for public consultation."


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