Board of Trade: Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen and predecessor: Registers of Certificates of Competency, Masters and Mates, Colonial

Reference:
BT 128
Title:
Board of Trade: Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen and predecessor: Registers of Certificates of Competency, Masters and Mates, Colonial
Description:

Registers of Certificates of Competency of masters and mates after examinations in colonial ports kept by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen and its predecessor.

These certificates were separately registered as there was a delay in reporting them to London.

There are no details of service.

Date:
1833-1934
Arrangement:

The certificates are entered under the colony and port of certification, and numerically thereafter.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
Physical description:
21 volume(s)
Access conditions:
Available in microform only
Immediate source of acquisition:
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions from 2001
Accruals:
Series is accruing
Unpublished finding aids:
There are references to these series in the indexes in BT 127 and BT 141, which usually give the certificate number a prefix, such as 'C' for Canada or 'NSW' for New South Wales, from which the entry can be identified.

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