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PENNY BROOK, HEAD OF INDIA OFFICE RECORDS, THE BRITISH LIBRARY East India Company, Modules I and II are available now with Module III publishing in More information can be found in our overview filmed at the British Library, and demo video showing HTR in action. Please contact [email protected] to request a free day trial.
About the collection. The 14 kilometres of shelves of volumes, files and boxes of papers, together w volumes of official publications andmanuscript and printed maps, are public records comprising the archives of the East India Company (), of the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (), of the India Office (), of the Burma.
The local Indexes show references to East India Co. related material in the Laing Collection (check the Indexes for more details): an account of the Company's affairs in Bengal and the Coromandel Coast,written by an officer of the Company, at ; and, letters concerning the East India Company,at,Birth, baptism, marriage, death, and burial records in this far-reaching collection follow British subjects to more than 30 countries.
The India Office List, This collection comprises records of employees from the India Office in The History of British India. A book charting the history of Britain in India.
The second module of the East India Company collection consists of the records of the East India Company’s ‘factories’ (trading posts) from south and southeast Asia, principally what is now India and Indonesia. These records were returned to London from the factories as evidence of their activities and complement the centrally produced records of classes A to D in module I.
The India Office Records at the British Library are the repository of the archives of the East India Company (), the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (), the India Office (), the Burma Office (), and a number of related British agencies overseas.
The geographical focus of the India Office Records is on the territories now. Description. The ships' logs handed in to the East India Company between and are in the 'Marine Records' section of the India Office Library.
(A list of these was published in London in ) The eighty logs in the Museum's collection are personal copies which remained the property of the writers. Most of the eighteenth-century logs in the Museum have counterparts in the India Office Library. List of factory records of the late East India Company: preserved in the Record Department of the India Office, London by East India Company; Great Britain.
India Office. Publication date Topics East India Company It is so because from this book all records copied and gone to that Mistry of the Historical and nothing Marine except may. 1 East India Company and Colonial Regiments (cont.) Biographical Index of India Office Collection; Directories; Discharge List from Indian Army; Discharge Records; Ecclesiastical Returns for Presidencies India Office () Burma Office () The India Office Records’ collections contain much information of great interest to family historians, mainly relating to European and Eurasian people.
There are biographical sources for official and non-official inhabitants of the many overseas areas where the East India Company and India Office had influence, and also for home staff based in Britain The records. The India Office Records are a very large collection of documents relating to the administration of India from tothe period spanning Company and British rule in India.
The archive is held in London by the British Library and is publicly accessible. It is complemented further by the India Papers collection at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.
The records come from four main sources: the English and later British East India. Antony Wild has succeeded beyond any scale of recognition in his book The East India Company: Trade and Conquest from This book, which details the English East India Company's history will appeal to anyone with an interest in British, Indian, Asian, American, military, nautical, or commerical history-- it is that s: The book is in five sections.
The first covers the records of the home administrations, meaning the East India Company from the time of its chartering by Queen Elizabeth in to the end of its rule over India inand the Board of Control, or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, which functioned in London from to East India Company offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London.
Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from to This short video takes a behind the scenes look at the East India Company collection from Adam Matthew, created in partnership with the British Library.
Read. Some 8, volumes of accounting records which span a period of nearly three centuries () are in the charge of the India Office Library and Records in London.
They constitute the archives of the East India Company () and its successor, the India Office (). These records are designated L/AG, Accountant General. East India Company Army – before the formation of the Indian Army, the East India Company raised and maintained its own army which consisted of both indigenous Indian and European troops.
Indian Army – formed inthe Indian Army, before also referred to as the British Indian Army, fought in both world wars. The British Indian Army was made up of both European officers and Indian.
Use this website to search:births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials in the India Office Records; biographical notes from a variety of sources; for mainly British and European people in India c; for people in other countries connected with the history of the British in India; About tells you what is and is not in this index.
Dictionary explains abbreviations. Margaret has worked with the collections in the India Office Records since and is a qualified archivist. She has written about a variety of aspects of the history of the East India Company and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Her main research interests currently are: The East India Company in London; Family history in India. Get this from a library. List of factory records of the late East India Company: preserved in the Record Department of the India Office, London.
[East India Company.; Great Britain. India Office.]. Books shelved as east-india-company: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, by William Dalrymple, The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corpo.
of the Honourable East India Company, published in This volume is lying in a prominent position on his desk, in the picture I now show, which represents Birdwood seated in his room at the India Office.
In saying something to-day about the Company's records, I do not propose to weary you with an elaborate account of their classification. The British India Office collection is a rich resource for those with ancestors who lived and worked in India. The records 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.
The book is a chronology of the Mughals and the how the British gained India, the heavy-handed, brutal antics of the East India Company and its British officers. He singles out Lord Robert Clive.
He attacks him in a personal, vindictive way, which not only smacks of amateurism but reads as though he's trying to appease a little gang s: K. Letters received by the East India Company from its servants in the East Item Preview remove-circle "The present work may be considered as in continuation of the 'First letter book of the East India Company,' printed by Mr.
Quaritch in "--v. 1, pref v. ; with an introduction by F. Danvers. The East India Company was acutely aware of the importance of accounting as evidenced by the regulations set forth in an eighty-two page volume entitled The Lawes or Standing Orders of the East. India Company Printed inthe volume contains a wide range of regulations governing the affairs of the Company.
National Archives of India is the custodian of a huge collection of public records acquired from various records creating agencies covered under the Public Records Act, These Record holdings shed light on the rule of the later Mughals, growth of the East India Company in India, colonial rule in India, Indian freedom struggle and growth.
The almost million British In India records are sourced from the original India Office Records and Private Papers held by the British Library. These records comprise the archives of the East India Company (), the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India ( – ), the India Office (), the.
The India Office Records comprise archives created and accumulated by the India Office () and its offshoot the Burma Office (), or inherited or otherwise acquired by the India Office from its predecessor bodies mainly the East India Company and the Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (); also.
The site was redeveloped in but four out of seven of the Company's warehouses were preserved in the Cutlers Gardens scheme. The Old Bengal Warehouse, New Street [L/L/2/] was built by the East India Company in and on the site of property in Hand (or Todds) Alley purchased from Joseph Eyre.
The India Office Records are the repository of the archives of the East India Company (–), the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of British India (–), the India Office (–), the Burma Office (–), and a number of related British agencies overseas which were officially linked with.The East India Company was the first company to record the Chinese usage of orange-flavoured tea, which led to the development of Earl Grey tea.
The East India Company introduced a system of merit-based appointments that provided a model for the British and Indian civil service. In India, land ownership is determined through various records such as registered sale deeds, property tax documents, and government survey records.
Why do we need clear land titles? Land titles in India are unclear due to various reasons such as legacy issues from the zamindari system 1, gaps in the legal framework, and poor administration of.