India Goals:  1: Archives and Libraries   2: Emigration and Immigration   3: Maps and Gazetteers   4: Newspapers   5: Websites   6: Search Records   7: Get Help  



Project 9:
India

Explore research in India.


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Goal 1: Learn about India archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about India archives and libraries.

  1. Get tips for starting your Indian research in this blog article.
    FS—Wiki: India Archives and Libraries
  2. Learn about India archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    Researching Your Indian Ancestors
  3. Explore the Books We Own site for books that can be checked out or researched for you by others.




Goal 2: Learn about India emigration and immigration.


Choices:

A. Learn about India emigration and immigration.

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  1. Learn about India India emigration and immigration in this FamilySearch Wiki article. FS—Wiki: India Emigration and Immigration
  2. Explore research resources for Europeans living in India on the British Library site.
  3. Explore research resources for Europeans living in India on the FIBIS (Families in British India Society) site.
  4. Get tips for researching British India on the About.com Genealogy site.
  5. Explore the Immigrant Ship site. Select a Volume, then choose India as the departure or arrival location.
  6. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in India.



Goal 3: Learn about India maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Learn about India maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about India maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: India Maps
  2. Learn about India gazetteers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: India Gazetteers
  3. Explore the Perry-Castaneda map collection for India maps.
  4. Explore the FIBIS site for historical maps of India.
  5. Explore the David Rumsey collection of India maps.
  6. Explore the Old Maps Online site for India maps.





Goal 4: Learn about India newspapers.


Choices:

A. Learn about India newspapers.

  1. Learn about India newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: India Newspapers
  2. Search Indian newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  3. Search Indian newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  4. Search Indian newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.






Goal 5: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Indian research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
  3. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.


Goal 6: Search records from India.


Choices:

A. Use links to quickly search the most common record collections for India.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
  2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.

B. Explore GenealogyInTime for India records.

  1. Explore the Asia page of the GenealogyInTime website. Record collections are listed and described in order from newest to oldest additions, including FamilySearch, Ancestry, and many other sources.


Goal 7: Get help with your India research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Africa Asia Pacific Genealogy Research Community page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Connected Indian Roots page on Facebook for Indian adoption issues.
  3. See the Genealogy on Facebook list of Facebook groups dedicated to helping with research for India.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for India research.

  1. Search the RootsWeb site for India research mailing lists.
  2. Explore the India research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.
  3. Use the RootsWeb message boards to read or post questions about India research.

C. Learn about Indian genealogy societies.

  1. Explore Indian genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.





QUIKLinks

FamilySearch   All Historical   Catalog
Births and Baptisms: 1786-1947
Marriages: 1792-1948
Deaths and Burials: 1719-1948


Ancestry
Dutch East India Passenger List:   1699-1794