Online British Seamen-s Wills, 1786-1882

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== '''Overview''' ==
 
== '''Overview''' ==
  
<span>The National Archives (TNA) Web site has posted a </span><span>collection of approximately 35,000 wills of Royal Navy seamen, 1786-1882. The original wills are cataloged as record series ADM 48. Use this site to search for a will of an ancestor who served in the navy.<br /></span>
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<span>The National Archives (TNA) Web site has posted a</span><span>collection of approximately 35,000 wills of Royal Navy seamen, 1786-1882. The original wills are cataloged as record series ADM 48. Use this site to search for a will of an ancestor who served in the navy.
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== '''Content''' ==
 
== '''Content''' ==
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The image details include:
 
The image details include:
  
* Person's name<br />Ship name<br />Date of will<br />Ship's Pay Book number<br />TNA catalogue number<br />
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* Person's name<br>Ship name<br>Date of will<br>Ship's Pay Book number<br>TNA catalogue number<br>
  
 
== '''Internet Address''' ==
 
== '''Internet Address''' ==
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# Read the image details.
 
# Read the image details.
 
# Click to order a copy, if desired.
 
# Click to order a copy, if desired.
# Click Add to Shopping to order a copy.<br />
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# Click Add to Shopping to order a copy.<br>
  
== '''Cost<br />''' ==
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== '''Cost<br>''' ==
  
An index search is free. Purchase a copy of the document for <span>£3.50. A link goes to  the </span><span>page for </span><span>ordering.</span><br />
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An index search is free. Purchase a copy of the document for <span>£3.50. A link goes to&nbsp; the</span><span>page for</span><span>ordering.</span><br>
  
 
== '''Tips''' ==
 
== '''Tips''' ==
  
 
* An Advanced Search is available.
 
* An Advanced Search is available.
* There is no place name search.<br />
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* There is no place name search.<br>
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Revision as of 17:40, 24 January 2008

Contents

Overview

The National Archives (TNA) Web site has posted acollection of approximately 35,000 wills of Royal Navy seamen, 1786-1882. The original wills are cataloged as record series ADM 48. Use this site to search for a will of an ancestor who served in the navy.

Content

The image details include:

  • Person's name
    Ship name
    Date of will
    Ship's Pay Book number
    TNA catalogue number

Internet Address

Click here or search google.com for Documents Online Seamen

Using the site

Type a word or phrase, or a date range and click Search.

  1. Read the image details.
  2. Click to order a copy, if desired.
  3. Click Add to Shopping to order a copy.

Cost

An index search is free. Purchase a copy of the document for £3.50. A link goes to  thepage forordering.

Tips

  • An Advanced Search is available.
  • There is no place name search.