Catalogue description Paymaster General's Office: Naval Pensions, etc

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Details of PMG 71
Reference: PMG 71
Title: Paymaster General's Office: Naval Pensions, etc
Description:

Pensions to retired commissioned officers granted at the discretion of the Admiralty in addition to half pay. From 1879 a number of pensions and gratuities, mainly to seamen and marines abroad, are entered in these volumes.

Date: 1846-1921
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in The National Archives: PMG 21
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 13 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

Pensions to retired commissioned officers granted at the discretion of the Admiralty in addition to half pay were styled 'Greenwich Out-Pensions' until 1865 and then called 'Naval Pensions'.

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