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Records include Cadet Papers '''IOR/L/MIL/9/107-
253''' 1789-1860. Cadet Papers up to about c 1805, may comprise nothing more than a baptism certificate or father's declaration of date of birth. Many of these records have now been digitised and held on the [http://www.awin1.com/awclick.php?mid=2114&id=201071 findmypast website]under the heading of British India Office Records births and baptisms. <br>
[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records .aspx?cat=059-iorlmil_4-1_1&cid=1-1-2-1#1-1-2-1 '''IOR/L/MIL/9/107-115'''] 1789-1806, [http:// www.nationalarchives. gov.uk/ a2a/ records.aspx? cat= 059-iorlmil_4-1_2&cid=1-1-1-1#1-1-1-1 '''IOR/L/MIL/9/116-157'''] 1806- 1825, [http:// www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records. aspx?cat=059-iorlmil_4-1_3&cid=1-1-1-1#1-1-1-1 '''IOR/L/MIL/9/158-199'''] 1825-1842, [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=059-iorlmil_4-1_4&cid=1-1-1-1#1-1-1-1 '''IOR/L/MIL/9/200-239'''] 1841-1857, [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=059-iorlmil_4-1_5&cid=1-1-1-1#1-1-1-1 '''IOR/L/MIL/9/240-253'''] 1856- 1860 *[[LDS]] microfilm [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=687638&disp=East+India+Company+cadet+papers%2C+1789%&columns=*,0,0 catalogue entry] for these Cadet Papers *[http://isp.ans.com.au/~rampais/genelogy/india/indexes/cadfram.htm List of Cadets who joined the East India Company Armies 1789-1859] with equivalent LDS microfilm number. Bob Holland’s Raimpais website '''Embarkation records''' *[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=059-iorlmil_4-1_1&cid=1-1-1-2-7#1-1-1-2-7 Military Depots: Depot Embarkation Lists '''IOR/L/MIL/9/77-84'''] 1824-1860. These records are arranged by ship and generally give name, age, height, place of birth, date and place of enlistment, period of service, previous occupation, and remarks.*[http:// www. nationalarchives.gov.uk/ a2a/ records.aspx? cat= 059-iorlmil_4-1_1&cid=1-1-1-3#1-1-1-3 Embarkation Lists '''IOR/L/MIL/9/85-106'''] 1753-1861 Registers of men embarked, compiled at the port of embarkation. They are arranged by ship, and each volume contains an index of ships' names. The records may include rank, place of birth, trade, age and remarks *These records are available on LDS microfilm with this [https://familysearch.org/ eng/ library/ fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp? display= titledetails&titleno=520806&disp=Embarkation+lists% 2C+1753% 2D1861&columns=*,0,0 catalogue entry]. For microfilm 1866880, Embarkations 1816-1824, the ships’ names have been transcribed on [http://isp.ans.com.au/~rampais/genelogy/india/indexes/embarks.htm Bob Holland’s Rampais website].
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