The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories


Our Partners

The Embassy of the Netherlands in India,

The Dutch Embassy in India have funded this project and similar projects for exploring Dutch colonial history.

Dutch in Chinsurah,

Managed by Aishwarya Tipnis Architects, the Dutch in Chinsurah Facebook page provides a preview to the larger digital resource created on Chinsurah, involving geo-mapping and oral history.


Media Coverage

The Telegraph, 'Dutch in Chinsurah Website', November 12, 2014,

The Times of India, 'Bengal's Dutch Link on Presi Site', November 7, 2014,

The Times of India, ‘For the Dutch Chinsurah is ‘lost history’ , Feb 20 2014,

The Times of India, ‘For the Dutch Chinsurah is ‘lost history’ , Feb 20 2014,


Web Resources on the History of Chinsurah

The Netherlands Archives ,

gahetNA is a website of the Society for the NationaalArchief and presents the rich and extensive collection of records at the NationaalArchief.

Find My Past,

FindMyPast is a genealogy website where you can also access the India Office Records online for a fee.

Families in British Indias (Fibis),

The Families In British India Society (FIBIS) is an organisation for members researching their family history in British India.,

Online genealogy database,

The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 430 billion archived web pages.

Google Books,

Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database.

Rangan Datta's weblog

Dutch India Shared Heritage (DISH)


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