Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Certificates of Service, Engineers, Colonial

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Details of BT 140
Reference: BT 140
Title: Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Certificates of Service, Engineers, Colonial
Description:

Registers of Certificates of Service of engineers examined in the colonies, 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 in the registers.

Date: 1870-1921
Arrangement:

The certificates are entered under the colony and port of certification, and numerically thereafter.

Related material:

BT 127

BT 141

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872

Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992

Physical description: 3 volume(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Unpublished finding aids: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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