Catalogue description Board of Trade: Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen and predecessor: Registers of Certificates of Competency, Masters and Mates, Colonial
|Title:||Board of Trade: Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen and predecessor: Registers of Certificates of Competency, Masters and Mates, Colonial|
Registers of Certificates of Competency of masters and mates after examinations in colonial ports kept by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen and its predecessor.
These certificates were separately registered as there was a delay in reporting them to London.
There are no details of service.
The certificates are entered under the colony and port of certification, and numerically thereafter.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
|Physical description:||21 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Available in microform only|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
From 2001 Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
|Accruals:||Series is accruing|
|Unpublished finding aids:||
There are references to these series in the indexes in BT 127 and BT 141, which usually give the certificate number a prefix, such as 'C' for Canada or 'NSW' for New South Wales, from which the entry can be identified.
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