Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Register of Seamen, Series I
|Title:||Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Register of Seamen, Series I|
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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|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872
|Physical description:||5 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Available in digital format unless otherwise stated|
|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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