A few days ago, Kate asked:
> Would someone please explain, what was the purpose of a Bond, who paid
> them, to whom, for what amount.
> I am searching the British Library Collections and am trying to find the
> various areas where my ancestor might be found.
I have just put an a fuller explanation on the FIBIWiki at:
The amounts varied according to circumstances but a couple of hundred pounds
was usual in the earl;yu stages going up to £500 later.
> I have his service record but the Prize Rolls on FIBIS are not early
However, this statement looks as if he was in the Army and so no Bond
have necessary in his case
Families in British India Society