WELCOME TO THE ANGLO-BURMESE LIBRARY
Dedicated to the collection, indexing and preservation of records and histories of families in colonial-era Burma,
and the preservation and updating of the "Trek Out of Burma" - i.e. the 1942 Evacuation and Casualty lists.
We hope you find our site useful and that it can provide you with information regarding your family history.
In the members area you will find a variety of content and by becoming a member you will help us to continue
our research and acquire more material of interest. Please see below for a brief description of some of the items we hold.
Birth, Marriage, Death Records
Transcriptions of Church records and ecclesiastical returns from Burma for various years between 1846 to 1994.
Probate Index 1857 to 1957.
Transcriptions of the entries for Burma from Thacker’s, various years between 1844 to 1941, The Civil List 1938,39,40 & 42, The Maulmain Directory 1844 & more.
Background, employee details and photographs, including The Burmah Oil Co., Burma Railways, H.S.B.C., the Forest and Timber industry and some of the leading businessmen of the era.
Documents from the Myanmar National Archives.
Thousands of files, like the examples below, are indexed on our database all relating directly to Burma, covering a wide range of subjects and all aspects of life.
There is something here for everyone, whether they are purely interested in family history or have a wider interest in the minutiae of colonial administration. Naturalization applications (mini C.V.'s) & Certificates,Gazette Notifications/postings/leave.
Photographs and inscriptions of headstones and memorials from cemeteries around Burma with images of some of the cemeteries.
Digital images and extracts of the Moulmein Chronicle 1837-1844. Selected extracts from The Burma Echo, Rangoon Times,Times of Rangoon and Moulmein Almanac.
Irrawaddy Flotilla Co.
Company background, photographs of company vessels, buildings, dockyards, staff and staff residences with extracts from the company magazine.