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Ancestors from the Indian subcontinent

Other records and websites

  • Many Indian students came to study at universities such as Oxford and Cambridge and so will be mentioned in J and J A Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses (10 volumes, Cambridge, 1922-54) and J Foster, Alumni Oxonienses (eight volumes, Oxford, 1888-91). 
  • The Medical Directory, which lists the names and addresses of doctors, from 1845 onwards.
  • Moving Here - This is a website put together by TNA which has many useful pointers and links. However, please note that it has been archived and is therefore no longer being updated.
  • FamilySearch have filmed some of the following relevant genealogical sources:
    • Baptisms, marriages and burials from Christian churches throughout the subcontinent
    • Records of some Hindu pilgrimages from Haridwar, Kurukshetra, Pehowa, Chintpurni, Jawalapur and Jawalamukhi
    • Records of Muslim marriages for Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Qazi-Muslim marriage records (1881-1982) and Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) and Qazi-Muslim marriage records (1921-55)