Catalogue description Home Office: Aliens Act 1836: Returns and Papers

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Reference: HO 3
Title: Home Office: Aliens Act 1836: Returns and Papers

This series was formerly known as Lists of Immigrants and consists of returns of alien passengers made by masters of ships under section 2 of the Act. Included are a few papers, some earlier than 1836, on the drafting of the Act, its administration, and proposals for its revision.

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Date: 1836-1869
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 102 volume(s)
Access conditions: Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Unpublished finding aids:

An alphabetical index of some German, Polish and Prussian persons on ships' lists of aliens, 1847-1852, is available at the Reference Desk.

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