Genealogy is a fast growing and popular hobby around the world.
Records are being released on various family history websites on a daily
basis. What might have been almost impossible to find on-line five
years ago, is a lot more accessible.
If you are just starting out and
have a general interest, try the Latter Day Saints website
have an interest in Indian related family history, take a look at
There are plenty of
other websites that can help you, take a look at my Links page for further
details and ideas.
A great source of information can be
newspapers. A number of subscription websites have newspapers and
publications as part of the membership but here are a couple of links that
are free to view that may well help you.
Hong Kong old
Remember, even if the
newspaper isn't from your home town or even country, do remember that many
events were picked up and recorded in other newspapers. I have found a
number of interesting facts regarding India and Asia in the UK and US online
The whole website is a recent update with many new
additions, particularly on the various graves listing pages, browse
through the graves and memorial links above or use the search box below.
Memorials are being added all the time, such as the
Armenian graves at Surat, now completed. To compliment this page there
is also a separate
Surat page to highlight the UNESCO World Heritage week in November 2012
where the Surat Science Museum chose to show these historically important
graves in an exhibition.
Photographs of the Armenian graves in Agra will be coming soon
Armenians in India - Behind the Scenes, Forgotten History
new BLOG contains highlights of the more obscure and interesting
biographical stories I research - take a look
Your website and in particular the tombstones in India have allowed me
to find several of my own ancestors that I simply wouldn't have been able
to do without your help. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication
to the Armenian families that were once so numerous in India. CB, Kent,
This is a site that has grown from a simple
listing of all the CHATER's found through birth, marriage and death records
at the British Library, to a comprehensive website specialising in Armenian
family history in India.
I strongly recommend you independently verify any of the information you are
interested in from this website.
Privacy Filtering has been used to
protect the living. However, if you find yourself on this site and wish to
be removed, please email me immediately.
addition to the comprehensive list of tombs and monuments in India as well
as historical information regarding the Armenians in India that are
currently available here, I will also be displaying some of my personal
collection of Indian Armenian ephemera, an example is shown here.