British in India Historical Trust

The British in India Historical Trust presents Zoom lectures by authors of recently published books of interest to descendants of the British who lived and worked in South Asia between 1600 and 1947 and all who want to know more about the period.

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 Heritage Forum

A Commonwealth charity that facilitates the conservation of the shared built heritage of the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Records of 1.7 million Commonwealth soldiers, sailors and airmen 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.


Findmypast’s British India Office collection contains digitised British Library records that span the seventeeth to the twentieth century and include records of the East India Company, military personnel and civil servants, as well as other professions such as surgeons who travelled to the sub-continent.

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

Incorporating the Indian Police (UK) Association.

The ICSA brings together those with an interest in the Indian Civil Service and the Indian Police

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 Heritage 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

Mausolea and Monuments Trust

TThe Mausolea and Monuments Trust is a charitable trust for the protection and preservation of mausolea and funerary monuments situated in Great Britain and Ireland. It was founded in 1997 by the late Jill Allibone

Military Historical Society

The Society inherited the archive of the Indian Military Historical Society on its closure in 2020.

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.