Jean found this resource – now held at the British Library ( indiafamily.bl.uk/ui/home. aspx) invaluable when researching James and Eliza’s lives in India. Many of the records including births, marriages and deaths, railway and military records – are now at findmypast.co.uk. genealogy forum at www. whodoyouthinkyouare magazine.com/forum. These are fairly rare, but can hold a lot of useful detail and lift the lid on family secrets. Scottish
discovery. nationalarchives.gov.uk and those from 1858-1911 can be viewed on ancestry.co.uk.