Welcome to Fibiwiki - an encyclopaedia about life in British India
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Fibiwiki is a wiki where you can share information useful to people researching ancestors in India. It not only contains guides to help you research, but also lists sources, and general background information about the culture, society and history of India during the period from 1600 to 1947. If you have information to contribute, or would like to help edit fibiwiki, please contact the Webmaster to arrange for an account to be set up for you to enable you to log in and edit Fibiwiki. If you don't have information to contribute enjoy reading the articles on this website.
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Postcards Project - The aim of this project is to improve the Fibiwiki content and coverage of postcards in British India. If you would like to join the project please add your name to the list of project members. If you would like to add postcards to the wiki, but don't have a free fibiwiki account contact the FIBIS Webmaster to arrange for one to be set up for you.
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