British in India Museum
Objects and memorabilia illustrating the lives of the British in India.  Especially strong in militaria

British Library
The BL’s Family History Search is an index of many European baptisms, marriages, and burials in India.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Records of 1.7 million Commonwealth soldiers who died in the First and Second World Wars.

Families in British India Society
FIBIS have a searchable database of East India Company and India Office biographical data and an online encyclopaedia (the FIBIWiki) relating to the British in India.

Gwulo: Old Hong Kong
A list of burials in Hong Kong cemetery

Indian Cemeteries
Photographs and transcriptions from Indian and Pakistani Cemeteries.

Indian Civil Service Association

Indian Military Historical Society

Kabristan Archives
Inscriptions from Indian and Sri Lankan graveyards.

Koi-hai Directory
A lively newsletter for mainly tea people and planters who served in north-east India and Assam, and they do carry articles about graves on tea estates.

Kolkata Scottish Hertage Trust
The Kolkata Scottish Heritage Trust (KSHT) was established in 2008 to commemorate and to build on the historic links between Scotland and India, with conservation of the Scottish Cemetery at Calcutta as its first task.

Kota Cemetery, Rajasthan
For a brochure about the cemetery
For a heritage trail relating to events in Kota during the Indian Mutiny

National Archives
1,000 years of history.

National Army Museum
Britain’s conflicts from Hastings to Helmand.

National Memorial Arboretum

Soldiers Memorials
Details of soldiers listed by name who appear on memorials in India and elsewhere.

War Graves Photographic Project

War Memorials Trust
A Charity working to protect and conserve war memorials in the UK.

Imperial India: Find your Ancestors

This is the title of a 14 day tour, 17th-30th October 2018, led by Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, MBE (editor of our Journal Chowkidar).  It will trace the history of the British Raj from its last capital Delhi to its original captal Calcutta, including visits to Meerut, Lucknow, Cawnpore, Serampore and Chandernagore.

The tour is organised by Indus Experiences a long established tour company based in Harrow, and is limited to 18 people, so an early decision to go may be advisable.

To book or for further information on the tour please contact the company:
tel: 0208 901 7320

The company donates £25 for each person joining the tour.

For further information on tours the company can offer see its website: