At the British Library I can search sources in the:
ASIA, PACIFIC & AFRICA COLLECTIONS -
Ecclesiastical returns to baptisms, marriages and burials in India;
Cemeteries and monumental inscriptions in India;
Wills proved in India, administrations and inventories;
East India Company staff records;
East India Company Armies - officers and other ranks;
East India Military Academy, Addiscombe;
East India Company Medical and Veterinary Officers;
East India Company Mercantile Marine service - officers, other ranks limited information (depends on date), ships' voyages, the Poplar Fund;
Indian railway employees;
Directories relating to the Presidencies of Bombay, Bengal and Madras;
Newspapers published in India (unindexed);
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Has your family history research uncovered a reference to a family member in India during the 18th, 19th or early 20thC? Do you need help to discover more?
For records relating to British army service in India: the majority of records are at the National Archives, Kew:
OTHER BRITISH LIBRARY RESEARCH
Newspaper searches (London districts and all England; local and national newspapers available).
19thC-20thC journals, periodicals, comics.
19thC-20thC illustrators, cartoons, cartoonists.
GRO indexes to births, marriages and deaths overseas and GRO indexes to recent deaths in England & Wales - please enquire .
Stationers' Company records.
Electoral registers (all England) - please enquire .
Monumental inscriptions (gravestone inscriptions) - London burial grounds and English churchyards as available - please enquire .
For any other research at the British Library, please contact me with details of your enquiry.
Please note I cannot take photos at the British Library of any documents except newspapers and some journals and periodicals. Subject to copyright restrictions, I can make printouts of any entries found in sources available on microfilm or computer, but original material cannot be photocopied. A full transcription is provided of any entries found in original volumes or documents where photography is not permitted.