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Entries in some of the baptism registers for London churches in the early and mid-19th century show the presence, among others, of a black servant, Caribbean sailors, the infant daughter of a slave and the family of a South Asian cook.
British India - The Indian Civil Service
The Indian Civil Service was the name given after 1858 to the small administrative elite in charge of all government activity in British India. Until the twentieth century, most applicants for ICS posts were British. This small sample of documents from The National Archives gives an idea of the selection procedures used.
Do not feel disappointed if you do not find exactly what you are looking for because these are only examples of what you could find. Feel free to have a go and search the Catalogue for yourself ... this is only the tip of the iceberg!
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