Catalogue descriptionBRIDGWATER PORT SHIPPING REGISTERS

This record is held by Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

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Reference: DD\RSH
Title: BRIDGWATER PORT SHIPPING REGISTERS
Description:

The Shipping Registration Acts of 1786, 1823, 1836 and 1855 required the registration ports to keep registers. These record for each vessel its name, size, place and date of building, masters, owners, and, in later registrations, records of its history and ultimate fate. For transcripts of the details, indexes of owners, etc., and essay on the registers, see DD\FA 1-11. For microfilm copy of numbers 2-4 and 6, see A\AXC 2 C/2902.

Date: 1786-1906
Held by: Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical description: 7 vols.
Immediate source of acquisition:

S/950*; S/984**

Subjects:
  • Bridgwater Port, Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Bridgwater, Somerset

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