India Genealogy Research Links

This page contains a list of useful websites when researching British family history in India.
http://www.fibis.org
If you are researching family of British or Anglo-Indian descent who lived and / or served within the Indian Sub-continent from 1600 to 1947, you will find this website useful. It also has a good section on passenger lists to and from India.
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~poyntz/India/directories.html
A very useful book if you can get hold of it is Thackers Directory.  This is a directory of life in colonial India and contains street directories, businesses, names of officials, shipping arrivals and much more besides.  Copies can be found in the Oriental and India Office Collections (OIOC) at the British Library and some major libraries around the world.  This site details what volumes are available and where they can be found.  There is also a list of other useful resource.
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~poyntz/India/maps.html
Some good historical maps of India.
http://www.irfca.org/faq/faq-research.html
A site dedicated to the railways of India.  This link will go straight to the research and family history section.
http://indiafamily.bl.uk/
BL India Office Family History online database.