British Association for Cemeteries In South Asia (BACSA)
Formed in October 1976. The Association is involved with many activities
such as the setting up of local committees in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Sri Lanka, Malaysia etc to help maintain
and repair European Cemeteries and the building up of a Records archive in the Oriental and India Office Collections at the
British Library. There are also several other projects.
The Association has a newsletter called the "Chowkidar" distributed
free to members twice a year. There are also many other publications of interest on subjects such as social history and cemeteries
to name a couple.
Here is an example of the content of the "Chowkidar" from Volume 9 Number 4 Autumn 2001.
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The Tiger Lady of Jaulasal
The Grave of 'Lurgan Sahib'
Several photographs of monuments included
Enrolment fee and subscription rates are available from
Mr. T.C. Wilkinson
76 1/2(one half)Chartfield Avenue
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society
The aims of the DHRS are to promote awareness of, interest in, and support for, the Darjeeling Himalayan railway. For more
details about the society and enrolment details visit the websites below.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (Australia)
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (England)
For Canada please email
Families In British India Society (FIBIS)
Briefly the primary aim of the Society is to help individuals research their ancestors in India and associated countries such
as Burma, those which are now Pakistan and Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Persia and the Persian Gulf and the islands linked to India,
for example Mauritius.
FIBIS has a journal which contains brief, non-academic articles; a list of members' interests;
requests for help; exchanges of information; lists of publications and book reviews; advice on using archives, etc.
Meetings are held involving lectures on subjects relevant to Family History in India.
There is an information
exchange service, where information can be passed on or be requested by other researchers. Much of this will be via the INDIA@Rootsweb
The annual subscription for membership is currently 10 GB Pounds for people living in the UK and Europe and
15 GB Pounds for people living abroad. Subscriptions should be sent to the Treasurer.
General Enquiries should be sent to the Membership Secretary.
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The Indiaman Magazine/The British Ancestors in India (UK) Ltd
A genealogical magazine issued 4 times a year for people researching their ancestry of British and European origin in India
and South East Asia from 17th-20th Century. For further details about the magazine and how to subscribe click on the link
The Indiaman Magazine