Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
Immediate source of acquisition:
Registry of Shipping and Seamen
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen
These registers have always been in the custody of the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen.
Selection and destruction information:
The records were selected as they reflect the economic, social and demographic condition of the UK as documented by the state's dealings with individuals, communities and organisations outside its own formal boundaries (18.104.22.168 of PRO's Acquisition Policy).
The series is not accruing.
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