Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers and Indexes of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Passengers and Seamen at Sea
|Title:||Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers and Indexes of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Passengers and Seamen at Sea|
This series contains registers and indexes of births, deaths and marriages at sea maintained by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. For the period 1910-1918 there are also registers recording events specifically reported to one of the national Registrars General of births and deaths.
The registers include both UK and foreign subjects, passengers and seamen. There is only one register for marriages. The registers contain some entries related to the deaths of seamen ashore.
The death registers include entries for the SS Titanic and Lusitania.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
|Physical description:||117 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated|
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