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British Colonization (1899-1956)[edit | edit source]

With the help of Egypt, British forces invaded Sudan in the 1890s, defeating the French. in 1899 the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium was established, a joint British-Egyptian government in which sovereignty was shared. Sudan was declared an independent republic on January 1, 1956.[1]

Record collection Years covered Record type Language Who is in the records
British Armed Forces and Overseas Births and Baptisms, Sudan at FindMyPast - index and images ($) 1886-2005 Births and baptisms English Children born to those working within the armed forces, merchant navy, and consular forces, as well as, civilian ship passengers.
British Armed Forces and Overseas Banns and Marriages, Sudan at FindMyPast - index and images ($) 1881-1995 Banns and marriages English British armed forces members and civilians who were married abroad and at sea
British Armed Forces and Overseas Deaths and Burials, Sudan at FindMyPast - index and images ($) 1881-2004 Deaths and burials English Members of the British armed forces who died while serving their country overseas, British civilians who died while traveling or working overseas, and individuals (including seaman) who died at sea.
UK, Foreign and Overseas Registers of British Subjects, 1628-1969, Sudan at Ancestry - index ($) 1907-1955 Birth, baptism, marriage, death, and burial records English Records in this collection come from a variety sources. Events include both British and non-British nationals

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Britannica contributors, "The British Conquest," in Encyclopedia Britannica, https://www.britannica.com/place/Sudan/The-British-conquest, accessed 13 Aug 2019.