Welcome to the FIBIWIKI from FindMyPast
What is This?
FibiWiki is an encyclopaedia of information about life in British India. You have found records relating to an ancestor who lived in India or South Asia under the control of the East India Company (1600-1858) or the British Raj (1858-1947) and wish to understand them.
By clicking on the blue wording below, you will be directed to pages on which you should find the answer to your question.
Abbreviation British/EIC Ranks Regiments Occupations Presidencies Railways
If you should be unsuccessful, please contact the FIBIS Webmaster and we shall try to find the answer for you. OR please feel free to edit the FibiWiki and insert the information if you find it elsewhere.
BEWARE 1. Spelling can be a problem. Spelling of placenames, Spellings will be written in the way current at the date of the record. It may be necessary to look at alternative spellings more common at other times
BEWARE 2. Some of the handwritten records may be difficult to interpret by those chosen to transcribe. Them. If you are unable to find a proper interpretation, please contact FIBIS Webmaster.