In Search of Ancestors in India: first steps #MondayMusings

The first post as part of the AIP #MondayMusings series takes us back to early 2015. Armed with some names and some microfilm, feelings of excitement and pessimism alternated. But, there was no need to worry.

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Day one in the British Library, London, Tuesday 27th January, 2015. I was feeling excited but slightly pessimistic that I would actually find any information. After renewing my library membership, I made my way up to the Asian and African Reading Room (this is where they store the records for the India Office Family History Search which I had previously tracked down via FIBIS).

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4 thoughts on “In Search of Ancestors in India: first steps #MondayMusings

  1. Looking back Dan I bet there is a sense of pride and achievement as to how far you have come in the three years. This is a great example of taking things step by step and having to do the hard yards.

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