British India Discussion Circle

British India Discussion circleFrom the 17th to the 20th century over three million Britons served in India and South Asia in the military, the government or as part of the prosperous community. The British India Discussion Circle is designed to assist those GSV members who are researching these British ancestors


  • To bring together GSV members with a common interest in British India.
  • To enable the discussion of ‘brick walls’ and to help solve them.
  • To review resources available at the GSV, around Melbourne, nationwide, overseas and online which will assist members' research.
  • Meetings are held via Zoom at the later time of 7.30pm enabling interstate member including those in WA, NSW and country Victoria to participate.

Who may join?

For GSV members only. Free of charge.


To register for one of our meetings, please view the list of upcoming events and select the event(s) of interest: Upcoming Events - British India Discussion Circle

Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link for the meeting.

Any questions on this subject?

Email the convener, Mary Anne Gourley who is always happy to assist.  Email with the subject heading ‘GSV British India Discussion Circle’.

More information is available from the convener or GSV admin: phone +61 3 9662 4455 or email

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