Treasury: Pay Lists and other Documents concerning Refugees

Reference:
T 50
Title:
Treasury: Pay Lists and other Documents concerning Refugees
Description:

Treasury pay lists and other records relating to refugees, comprising:

Volumes containing registers of allotments from serving officers and men to their wives or families between 1795 and 1812.

Allotment declarations from 1830 to 1851.

Allotment declarations from 1837 to 1852.

The records are concerned with the following refugees:

  • American refugees, 1780 to 1835, Loyalists' temporary allowances and pensions lists, accounts, etc
  • French refugees, 1793 to 1831, pay lists of Breton and Norman refugees, ships' books, etc
  • Spanish refugees, 1828 to 1829, pay lists
  • Toulonese refugees also Corsicans and Knights of Malta, 1834 to 1840, reports on applications and allowances.
  • Poles, 1841 to 1856, pay lists
  • Other accounts concern refugees from Holland, Malta and Santo Domingo, 1829 to 1841

Date:
1780-1856
Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically and numerically

Related Material:
For records of the claims for compensation of American citizens who suffered property losses through loyalty to the British Crown during the war of American Independence see AO 12
For records of the American Loyalist Claims Commission see T 79
For papers of the Santo Domingo Claims Commission see T 81
For the French Refugees Relief Committee see T 93
Separated Material:
For later pay lists of Polish and Spanish refugees see PMG 53
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Physical description:
97 volume(s)
Unpublished finding aids:
A guide to Naval Allotments from 1830 to 1840 is available in the reading rooms at The National Archives, Kew.

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