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.

Bacsa is pleased to announce

Reconsidering the Raj- Lecture Series

A series of five lectures presented by Bacsa in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research.  Learn more>


What Bacsa does

We record the locations of cemeteries and monuments, and the inscriptions on headstones. We publish cemetery and church records containing names, inscriptions and biographical notes on individual tombs and gravestones. We support local people active in the restoration and conservation of European graveyards. Well over 100 projects have benefited from Bacsa funding.

This site

On this site you will find more details About our activities, examples of the Conservation Projects which Bacsa has supported, lists of the Cemetery Record and other Books we have published, and details of our Archives which have been built up over more than 30 years  to form a unique record of over 1,300 cemeteries taken from many different sources and often including headstone inscriptions and photographs.