Home Office: Aliens Department: Aliens Personal Files

Details of HO 382
Reference:HO 382
Title:
Home Office: Aliens Department: Aliens Personal Files
Description:

This series contains a selection of files of the Aliens Department relating to individual aliens who entered the United Kingdom after 1935.

Many pieces contain small photographs of the subjects of the files.

Date: 1895-1992
Arrangement:

The Aliens Department opened a file for each individual alien. Up to 1935 these files formed part of the Home Office's main six-figure file series (see HO 45 and HO 144). After that date a new series for aliens was introduced in which the file number was allocated according to the first letter of the alien's surname and with the next available number. Six-figure files which were still live were incorporated into the new series.

Related Material: Enrolled copies of naturalisation certificates (1844-1870) are in C 54
For naturalisation case papers (1879-1934) see HO 144
Specimens of application for Ministry of Labour work permits are in LAB 48
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: Home Office, Aliens Department (B Department), 1913-1962
Home Office, Immigration and Nationality Department, 1962-
Physical description: 110 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition: Home Office , from 1995
Selection and destruction information: The majority of aliens files have been destroyed under a Home Office disposal schedule. This series contains a selection of files which illustrate the operation of the Home Office procedures or relate to famous individuals. Other famous or well-known individuals can also be found in HO 405.
Accruals: Series is accruing.

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