Catalogue description Home Office: Aliens Act 1836: Certificates of Arrival of Aliens
|Title:||Home Office: Aliens Act 1836: Certificates of Arrival of Aliens|
Original certificates of arrival of individual aliens arranged under ports of arrival, each certificate giving the alien's nationality, profession, date of arrival and last country visited, with his signature, and occasionally other particulars.
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Earlier certificates under the Aliens Act 1826 were destroyed in 1836, but an index of certificates from 1826 to 1849 (when registration in the Home Office was discontinued) is to be found in HO 5/25-32.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||236 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Available in digital format unless otherwise stated|
|Unpublished finding aids:||
An alphabetical index of alien certificates of some German, Polish and Prussian persons, 1847-1852, is available at the Reference Desk.
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