India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

FamilySearch – Genealogies

FamilySearch Genealogies are trees submitted to FamilySearch. Please note that the accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree so you should document and validate the data. A search offersd access to:• Ancestral File – genealogies…

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

This collection includes searchable full text, page and article images. Those with a # have an additional year of content added annually. Titles for the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries include: • Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 (23 English titles)* • The…

Rats of Tobruk Tribute

This site by Owen Carlton is dedicated to the Famous Rats of Tobruk of the Allied Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) who served in the longest siege in British military history, from April 10 to December 7, 1941, and…

The British Empire – Land Forces of the British Empire

Here you will find resources for tracing military regiments and also histories of the various regiments. Categories include:• Regular British Army• British Volunteer Forces• Indian Army• Canada – Royal Canadian Mounted Police• Canada 1914• Burma• Fiji – Fiji Armed ConstabularyThere…

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This site commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. These include  Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, South African and United Kingdom forces. The Find War Dead casualty database lists…

Moving Here

This site provides free online access to resources which record and illustrate the migration of the Caribbean, Irish, Jewish and South Asian communities to England over the past two centuries.

Ceylon Daily News Obituaries

These are available for specific dates from 2001 to date. Click on Archives and then Open Calendar and choose a date.