Families in British India Society (FIBIS)
For people researching families and their social history in India from 1600 until the present day. Includes any area covered by the East India Company or was ruled by the India Department: the Republic of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Persia and the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, the Philippines, Malaya, etc. Includes a free database of more than a million and a half records of those who went to India from 1650s to partition in 1947 - includes those who lived, worked, were born, married and those who died in India. The database is growing all the time as volunteers transcribe more and more documents.