India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

Families in British India Society (FIBIS)

This site can help you if your European or Anglo-Indian ancestors lived or worked in India or South Asia between 1600 and 1947. The FIBIS database offers free searching of 1,258,000+ individual names.

India Office Family History Search

This site offers a search to 300,000 births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials in the India Office Records plus biographical notes from various sources. It covers mainly the British and Europeans in India 1600-1949. A dictionary explains abbreviations, references and…

FamilySearch – India and Sri Lanka

The Historical Record Collections for Asia and the Middle East include:• India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947• India, Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948• India, Marriages, 1792-1948•  India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood, 1724-1996. Dossiers of candidates for appointment to and advancement in…

Indian Cemeteries

This site is preserving the memory of historic cemeteries in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Burma. The data has been contributed by volunteers and is not a complete record. Searches are available by cemetery, surname, regiment, campaign and occupation.

Historical Maps of India

This site, by Ian Poyntz, features an extensive collection of pre-independance regional and local maps for India including military maps and railway maps.