The majority of the records in this database are from Bengal, Madras and Bombay. This free, searchable database from the British India Office includes , baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials in the India Office Records, primarily relating to British and European people in India c. There is also information on a remote search service for Ecclesiastical Records not found online for researchers who cannot visit in person.
A variety of online, searchable lists and indexes, the largest of which is an index of Cadet papers held at in OIC in London, with approximately names of officer cadets that joined the EIC Madras army from until Share Flipboard Email. Updated February 16, A small index to selected marriage records from India, primarily from Bengal, Madras and Bombay. Detailed local history records for many English counties, including lists of local office holders, abbots etc, history of particular manors and land transfers.
A range of military biographical material is held at the W. Below are a few examples of resources that could be useful for this subject most are available onsite in the IHR or via subscription only :. If you have any comments or suggestions about the content of this guide please contact us Back to the top.
Skip to main content. British and Irish Genealogical Research in the Institute of Historical Research Library Highlights of recent acquisitions Eemnessers door de eeuwen heen : een uitgave in het kader van het jarig My ancestor was a lunatic : [a guide to sources for family historians]. Tracing your prisoner of war ancestors : the First World War.
Phillimore atlas and index of parish registers. IHR seminars Browse all seminars.
These are some of the areas of the IHR collections which will be particularly beneficial for genealogical research: Guides to genealogical research The collections include a range of research guides ranging from those covering genealogy more generally, to detailed guides to researching people in particular professions, religions, localities, time periods. Who's who B. Burke's Peerage B.
A biographical dictionary of English court musicians, B. Plomer's Dictionary of the printers and booksellers Dictionary of English furniture makers, B. Examples include: Jackson, C. Includes lists of ships masters and merchants, illustrated left. Edwards, D.
Mary of Fountains. Right to vote was based on land ownership.
Ceased after secret balloting was introduced. Some records from Scotland, Wales and Ireland are also included here. They cover from the early C18th and are particularly strong for the C19th. Victoria County History Detailed local history records for many English counties, including lists of local office holders, abbots etc, history of particular manors and land transfers.
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Below are a few examples of resources that could be useful for this subject most are available onsite in the IHR or via subscription only : British History Online - fully searchable full text of a range of sources including the Victoria County History. See subject guide to Biography on British History Online.
Guides to genealogical research.