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Postby Steamangie » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:41 am

Hello all,

So I’ve recently and unexpectedly discovered and marriage in India in 1842 for my 2x Great Granddad, while he was in the army over there. Does any one know where I would start looking for any children that might of been born as a result of this marriage?

Thanks
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Re: India help

Postby elsabels » Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:11 pm

Check out this info:
https://wiki.fibis.org/w/Birth,_marriag ... th_records

Families in British India Society
/www.fibis.org

India FHS
https://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx

Familysearch.org

www.familysearch.org/.../Births,_Marria ... ritish_i...

Both ancestry & FMP ( subsc sites) have India records.
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Re: India help

Postby MaureenE » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:49 am

Findmypast is the only website which has images for India baptisms, marriages and Burials, originals from the India Office Records at the British Library.

The India records on Ancestry are index records only, and are mirror records of the index India records on FamilySearch, based on the India Office Records at the British Library.

As he was in the Army, you could check out the GRO Army index records, and some Roman Catholic records, explained in the FIBIS Fibiwiki page Chaplains Returns
https://wiki.fibis.org/w/Chaplains_Returns

Cheers
Maureen
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