The records cast light on the careers and family lives of expats, the significance of the East India Company, the offices of power, infant mortality, Anglo-Indian marriages, family relationships, and the lives of women in India. The details of expats’ lives and deaths are documented in a variety of records ranging from returns of baptisms, marriages and burials, civil and military pensions and wills.
The British in India collection includes:
- British India Office birth and baptism records 1698-1947
- British India Office deaths and burials 1749-1947
- Indian Office wills and probate records 1749-1957
- India Office East India Company and Civil Service pensions 1749-1947
- East India Company cadet papers
- Applications for the civil service
The FindMyPast collection is now available across the company's portfolio of FindMyPast.ie, FindMyPast.com; FindMyPast.com.au and FindMyPast.co.uk.