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== '''Overview''' ==
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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.
  
<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===
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== '''Content''' ==
 
  
 
The image details include:
 
The image details include:
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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>
 
* Person's name<br>Ship name<br>Date of will<br>Ship's Pay Book number<br>TNA catalogue number<br>
  
== '''Internet Address''' ==
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===Internet Address===
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*http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/browse-refine.asp?CatID=28&searchType=browserefine&pagenumber=1&query=*&queryType=1
  
Click [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/browse-refine.asp?CatID=28&searchType=browserefine&pagenumber=1&query=*&queryType=1 here] or search google.com for Documents Online Seamen
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or search google.com for Documents Online Seamen
  
== '''Using the site''' ==
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===Using the site===
  
 
Type a word or phrase, or a date range and click Search.
 
Type a word or phrase, or a date range and click Search.
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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.
  
== '''Cost<br>''' ==
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===Cost===
  
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>
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An index search is free. Purchase a copy of the document for £3.50. A link goes to the page for ordering.
  
== '''Tips''' ==
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===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.
  
 
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[[Category:England]]

Revision as of 00:11, 12 August 2008

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

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 the page for ordering.

Tips

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