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Monday, 9 September 2013

The Secret Race: Anglo-Indians


The book, “The Secret Race: Anglo-Indians” IS NOT

1.       Another History book on the Anglo-Indian community.
2.       Another book about all the glorious accounts of the Anglo-Indian community.
3.       Another book about all the Glory of an Anglo-Indian.

The book, “The Secret Race: Anglo”,

IS
1.       A Personal Perspective on the Anglo-Indian community.
2.       An account of the Anglo-Indian Identity in the 21st Century.
3.       A Request for the Preservation of the dying culture and traditions of the Community.

BECAUSE


As an Anglo-Indian you need to know the present Crisis of Identity and Culture faced by the Anglo-Indian Community all over the World.

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Discover Your Ancestry

Who do you think you are? Discover your ancestry at the Ancestry.com website.
http://blogs.ancestry.com/uk/2013/03/08/who-do-you-think-you-are-live-2013-an-ancestry-advocates-view/

Anglo-Indian Cop Ronnie Moore R.I.P.

Ronnie Moore died on August 2, 2013, a long away from the Kolkata he loved so much, at Perth in Western Australia at the age of 93. It's a testament to his fame that police officers who were not even born when he hung up his boots in 1977, trooped down to pay homage to him at the Lalbazar police HQ. Stories and anecdotes of Ronnie Moore are still alive on the Maidan and the city police ranks. Read more...
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Tough-cop-true-blue-Kolkatan/articleshow/21588554.cms

Courtesy: Times of India- Kolkata

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Jillian Haslam- The Indian.English Memoir of an Anglo-Indian Girl


Jillian Haslam is an Anglo-Indian girl (born in India to English parents) in post-colonial India. Jillian has written a book, Indian.English about her harrowing yet ultimately redemptive story of living in the dark squalid by-lanes of Calcutta.

http://www.indianenglishthebook.com/

http://jillianhaslam.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/jillian.haslam.1

https://twitter.com/JillianHaslam

http://www.youtube.com/user/Jillianhaslam1




Sunday, 14 July 2013

Anglo-Indian MLA Nominations 2013

July 11, 2013.  The Anglo-Indian community has recommended four names to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for choosing a candidate for nomination to the Legislative Assembly from the Anglo-Indian quota.

As per the constitutional provision, an Anglo-Indian has to be nominated to the Assembly to give political representation to this microscopic minority community that in the State.

The four are: Dunstan Smith (an educationist from Bellary), B.C. Vaz (former principal of St. Joseph’s College of Commerce-Bangalore), Lambert Nunes (Youth Congress leader from Belgaum) and Creswell Weightman (youth leader and social worker).

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/angloindian-nominees-for-assembly/article4904324.ece


Friday, 14 June 2013

Prince William has Indian DNA


DNA tests have now proved that Prince William has Indian heritage from his Mother's side. Tests on saliva samples from William's relatives reveal a direct link between the future king and a woman who was part-Indian. William will be Britain's first king to have proven Indian ancestry.
http://news.sky.com/story/1103678/prince-william-dna-test-proves-indian-heritage

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Multi- Cultural Anglo-Indians


People who grew up in the city from the 50s to the 80s would vouch for the ubiquitous presence of the Anglo Indians. In fact, there was a time when many companies including the famous Parry’s, Binny and Crompton had Anglo Indian women as secretaries for their command over English and work culture. Read more...
http://newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Multi-cultural-and-modern/2013/04/29/article1565742.ece

Monday, 4 March 2013

Anglo-Indian Family History Research



Are you doing research on the history of your family? Please use the links given below for your research:







It would be a good idea to post your "Anglo-Indian family history" story on to a few message boards on the web. You may find a number of people who will get back to you with some leads. A good place to start would be Ancestry.com. It helped me find my Grandfather's family in Southampton, United Kingdom several years ago.