Catalogue description Admiralty: Widows and Dependants of Seamen and Marines Pensions, etc.

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Reference: PMG 72
Title: Admiralty: Widows and Dependants of Seamen and Marines Pensions, etc.
Description:

Pensions and allowances to widows, children and other dependants of seamen and Royal Marines whose deaths were attributable to service other than warlike operations.

Date: 1921-1926
Related material:

Other records of pensions paid by the Royal Greeenwich Hospital are in:

ADM 165

ADM 166

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Admiralty, 1832-1964

Physical description: 2 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

These pensions and allowances were instituted in 1883 and were originally administered by Greenwich Hospital. Responsibility for payment was transferred by the Admiralty to the Ministry of Pensions in 1916: their administration was re-transferred to the Admiralty with effect from 1 0ctober 1921 by the War Pensions Act, 1920 (10 &11 Geo V, c 23) and an Order in Council of 7 November 1924.

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