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Fibis Resources

A Luso-Indian Voyage by Chris Pereira. An excellent article describing research into Goan family history. Available in Fibis Journal No7 Also updated in Fibis fact File no 1 Researching Anglo Indian Ancestry - available from Fibis Shop


  • Goa Church Records. Details of microfilms/digitised microfilms available from FamilySearch
  • Department of Archives and Archaeology, Government of Goa. Records include "registers of Baptism, Births & Deaths, Deeds & Wills as well as some very useful records from churches in Goa". Most of the records are in Portuguese & Marathi (Modi) though quite a few documents are also in Sanskrit, Persian, English, French & Vietnamese. it is not known whether these records have been filmed by the LDS.
  • The BACSA Archive at the British Library includes the article "British Cemetery in Goa" by Dr P P Shirodkhar in Purabhilekh-Puratatva vol 1, no 1 (July-Dec 1983) pp 121-129 (Journal of the Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museum, Panaji- Goa). British Library catalogue reference Mss Eur F370/1235 . For those who have access to HathiTrust Digital Library through their University, this article may be accessed online, catalogue entry.

Related Articles

External links

"Only British Cemetery in Goa" YouTube video.
  • "The Croats of Goa" by Kritika Sarda. June 27th 2017. Live History India. Traders from Dubrovnik arrived in Portuguese Goa sometime between 1530 -1535 and later founded their own colony, Sao Braz.

Historical books online