Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Register of Seamen, Series I

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Reference: BT 120
Title: Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Register of Seamen, Series I
Description:

These volumes represent the first attempt to register British seamen by the General Registry and Record Office of Seamen.

Seamen were entered in five volumes in alphabetical order. These volumes form Series I of the register, and give the man's name, age, birthplace, ship and rank. They also give a register number.

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Date: 1835-1836
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872

Physical description: 5 volume(s)
Access conditions: Available in digital format and microform only
Administrative / biographical background:

These volumes rapidly became insufficient, and in 1836 the whole register was restarted, incorporating the men already registered this series.

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