Did you have ancestors that worked in India for the East India Company? Search records of service for the East India Company in the Madras Presidency from 1741 to 1858.
Each record includes a transcript of the original record. The amount of information will vary, you may be able to find a combination of the following:
The East India Company Madras Records Of Service from 1741 to 1858 were compiled and edited from records on the possession of the Secretary of State for India.
This collection of records contain the names and services of all Civil Servants who were on the Madras establishment of the East India Company on 1766 and those who entered service up to and were in the service in 1858 when the change in Government took place. For those officers who continued in the service after that date, the appointments held by them up to retirement or death are also included.
The services of civilians are however not recorded in these records.
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The records have been sourced from The Scottish Genealogy Society.