Tracing Your Royal Marine AncestorsTracing Your Royal Marine Ancestors



Whether you are interested in the career of an individual Royal Marine or just want to know more about the part played by the Marines in a particular battle or campaign, this book will point you in the right direction.

Author: Richard Brooks

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781844158690

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Page: 192

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Whether you are interested in the career of an individual Royal Marine or just want to know more about the part played by the Marines in a particular battle or campaign, this book will point you in the right direction. Assuming that the reader has no prior knowledge of the Royal Marines, their history or organization, Richard Brooks and Matthew Little explain which records survive, where they can be found and how they can help you in your research. They also describe in vivid detail the evolution of the Royal Marines, from the tentative beginnings of the service in the seventeenth century to their present position as a key part of the British armed forces.

Tracing Your Naval AncestorsTracing Your Naval Ancestors



This concise guide to naval history and naval records is essential reading and reference for anyone researching the fascinating story of Britains navy and the men and women who served in it.

Author: Simon Fowler

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 9781844686520

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Page: 208

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This concise guide to naval history and naval records is essential reading and reference for anyone researching the fascinating story of Britains navy and the men and women who served in it. Whether you are interested in the career of an individual seaman, finding out about a medal winner or just want to know more about a particular ship, campaign or operation, this book will point you in the right direction. Simon Fowler assumes the reader has little prior knowledge of the navy and its history. His book shows you how to trace an officer, petty officer or rating from the seventeenth century up to the 1960s using records at the National Archives and elsewhere. The book also covers the specialist and auxiliary services associated with the navy among them the Royal Marines, the Fleet Air Arm, the naval dockyards, the WRNS and the Fleet Auxiliary. In each section he explains which records survive, where they can be found and how they can be used for research. He also recommends resources available online as well as books and memoirs. His handbook is a valuable research tool for anyone who is keen to find out about the career of an ancestor who served in the Royal Navy or was connected with it.

Tracing Your Seafaring AncestorsTracing Your Seafaring Ancestors



This book shows you how to spot photographic clues to an individuals career.

Author: Simon Wills

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781473880498

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Page: 192

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Photographs of your seafaring ancestors may tell you more about their lives than you realize, and Simon Willss helpful and practical guide shows you how to identify and interpret the evidence caught on camera. Since maritime roles have been so vital to Britains prosperity and military might, they are among the commonest professions depicted in photographs of our ancestors, and his handbook is the ideal introduction to them.Maybe your ancestor was a seaman in the Royal Navy, a ships captain, a steward on an ocean liner, or an officer in the naval reserves? This book shows you how to spot photographic clues to an individuals career. Whether your ancestor served in the merchant navy or the Royal Navy or in another seagoing role such as a fisherman, a lifeboatman, or even a ships passenger, Simon Willss book will be your guide.

Tracing Your Merchant Navy AncestorsTracing Your Merchant Navy Ancestors



Simon Wills concise and informative historical guide takes the reader and researcher through the fascinating story of Britains merchant service, and he shows you how to trace individual men and women and gain an insight into their lives.

Author: Simon Wills

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 9781783461608

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Page: 192

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What was a merchant seamans life like in the past, what experiences would he have had, what were the ships like that he sailed in, and what risks did he run? Was he shipwrecked, rewarded for bravery, or punished? And how can you find out about an ancestor who was a member of the long British maritime tradition? Simon Wills concise and informative historical guide takes the reader and researcher through the fascinating story of Britains merchant service, and he shows you how to trace individual men and women and gain an insight into their lives. In a series of short, information-packed chapters, he explains the expansion of Britains global maritime trade and the fleets of merchant ships that sustained it in peace and war. He describes the lives, duties and tribulations of the generations of crews who sailed in these ships, whether as ordinary seamen or as officers, stewards, engineers and a myriad of other roles. In addition, he identifies the websites you can explore, the archives, records and books you can read, and the places you can visit in order to gain an understanding of what your seagoing ancestor did and the world he knew. Simon Wills practical handbook will be essential reading and reference for anyone who is keen to discover for themselves the secrets of our maritime past and of the crewmembers and ships that were part of it.

Tracing Your First World War Ancestors Second EditionTracing Your First World War Ancestors Second Edition



This guide offers a simple, yet comprehensive, guide to researching the men and women from Britain - and its dominions and colonies - who took part in the First World War either at the front or at home It is an accessible, up-to-date and ...

Author: Simon Fowler

Publisher: Pen and Sword Family History

ISBN: 9781399000406

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Page: 152

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The First World War was perhaps the most traumatic event of the Twentieth Century. Millions of men, women and children were affected by it. And it still has a resonance today more than a hundred years after the Armistice. This guide offers a simple, yet comprehensive, guide to researching the men and women from Britain - and its dominions and colonies - who took part in the First World War either at the front or at home It is an accessible, up-to-date and expert introduction to get you on your way and to answer those questions you might come across during your researches. In a straightforward, easy-to-follow style the book introduces readers to the multitude of sources they can use to explore the history of the First World War for themselves. In a series of short, instructive chapters the book takes the reader through the process of researching ancestors who served during the First World War providing short cuts and background information as required. The book covers the key sources, including the National Archives and the many online sites that researchers can turn to. It also covers records of casualties, munitions workers, conscientious objectors and service personnel from the British Dominions.

Tracing Your West Indian AncestorsTracing Your West Indian Ancestors



6.3 Royal Marines The Royal Marines were the Royal Navy's soldiers , and
records for them survive among the records of the Royal Navy ( see 6.2 ) . 6.3.1
Records of service Officers The sources for tracing Royal Marine officers are the
same ...

Author: Guy Grannum

Publisher: National Archives

ISBN: STANFORD:36105112234971

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Page: 194

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Research into West Indian ancestry is a relatively new and much neglected area of study in the U.K. This revised illustrated guide introduces researchers to the main sources available at The National Archives and elsewhere, including electoral and tax returns, land grants, colonial civil servants, the West Indies regiments and the Slave Compensation Commission. This is the only title currently available which brings together the wide range of sources available to researchers of West Indian ancestry. It includes details of recent accessions to The National Archives, in particular relating to the First World War military service records, the British West Indies Regiment and records of service for the merchant navy. It has been updated to include all the administrative changes at The National Archives since publication of the first edition and information about the NA's online services.

Tracing Your Naval AncestorsTracing Your Naval Ancestors



As a result , there is a good chance that one of your ancestors served in the
Royal Navy - and your ancestors do not necessarily have to have been British ,
as it was not uncommon for the navy , particularly with regard to its ratings , to
employ ...

Author: Bruno Pappalardo

Publisher: A&C Black Business Information and Development

ISBN: STANFORD:36105112647214

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Page: 222

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Tracing Your Naval Ancestors is a new and comprehensive guide for family and naval historians, archivists, librarians and medal collectors.

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record OfficeTracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record Office



Here are three books designed to help trace family roots from Scotland.

Author: Jane Cox

Publisher: Stationery Office/Tso

ISBN: UOM:39015018999279

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Page: 244

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Here are three books designed to help trace family roots from Scotland. An abundance of material can be found in the Scottish Record Office -- some material goes back to the 11th century -- you just have to know where to look. These books show step-by-step how to research the material by locating records of birth. marriage, wills, etc., and directs the genealogical sleuth to other valuable sources.

Air Force RecordsAir Force Records



... and for those with a Royal Navy or Royal Marine background see Tracing your
Naval Ancestors by B . Pappalardo . Prior to the formation of the RFC in 1912 , all
campaign service was undertaken by the Royal Engineers Balloon Section .

Author: William Spencer

Publisher: A&C Black Business Information and Development

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132286894

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Page: 160

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Concerns researching Air Force records of Great Britain.

Smart Family HistorySmart Family History



Fast-track Your Family Research Geoff Swinfield. To learn more about naval
records , read Tracing Your Naval Ancestors by Bruno Pappalardo . The Royal
Marines To locate the service records of a Marine , it is necessary to know the
Division ...

Author: Geoff Swinfield

Publisher: A&C Black Business Information and Development

ISBN: STANFORD:36105121979251

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Page: 250

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The National Archives' branded pocket guide, designed for intermediate/advanced family historians.

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record OfficeTracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record Office



This revised and expanded sixth edition of the publication provides a guide to using the national archives of England, Wales and the UK. It contains guidance on: using basic family history records, such as the census, wills and records for ...

Author: Amanda Bevan

Publisher: Pen & Sword

ISBN: UVA:X006133269

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Page: 524

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Researching family history has become increasingly popular in recent years. The documents held at the Public Record Office and the Family Records Centre span over 1,000 years and contain a wealth of information for family historians. This revised and expanded sixth edition of the publication provides a guide to using the national archives of England, Wales and the UK. It contains guidance on: using basic family history records, such as the census, wills and records for birth, marriage, death; tracing records regarding migration; researching the background of people from a wide range of professional, religious, social and regional groups; using military and legal records; and using the Public Record Office online catalogue.

Tracing Your British Indian AncestorsTracing Your British Indian Ancestors



Tracing Your British Indian Ancestors gives a fascinating insight into the history of the subcontinent under British rule and into the lives the British led there.

Author: Emma Jolly

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 9781781597552

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Page: 192

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Tracing Your British Indian Ancestors gives a fascinating insight into the history of the subcontinent under British rule and into the lives the British led there. It also introduces the reader to the range of historical records that can be consulted in order to throw light on the experience of individuals who were connected to India over the centuries of British involvement in the country.Emma Jolly looks at every aspect of British Indian history and at all the relevant resources. She explains the information held in the British Library India Office Records and The National Archives. She also covers the records of the armed forces, the civil service and the railways, as well as religious and probate records, and other sources available for researchers. At the same time, she provides a concise and vivid social history of the British in India: from the early days of the East India Company, through the Mutiny and the imposition of direct British rule in the mid-nineteenth century, to the independence movement and the last days of the Raj. Her book will help family historians put their research into an historical perspective, giving them a better understanding of the part their ancestors played in India in the past.

Tracing Your Ancestors in the National ArchivesTracing Your Ancestors in the National Archives



The new edition of the essential family history title: the only exhaustive guide to The National Archives holdings.

Author: Amanda Bevan

Publisher: National Archives UK

ISBN: UOM:39015064802500

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Page: 566

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The new edition of the essential family history title: the only exhaustive guide to The National Archives holdings.

Tracing Your Family HistoryTracing Your Family History



For a detailed explanation of these sources , consult A . Bevan , Tracing Your
Ancestors in the Public Record Office . ... The National Archives also holds
registers of deaths of Royal Naval ratings from 1854 to 1948 , as well as
microfilmed ...

Author: Stella Colwell

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 0071419691

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Page: 304

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"Teach Yourself Tracing Your Family History "guides readers through the process of researching and recording their family backgrounds. It includes tips on planning the necessary research, interviewing relatives effectively, and drawing up a family tree. The author also provides suggestions on where to find and how to use the different sources available to anyone, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, censuses, and wills. This new edition also gives advice on how to use the Internet to its full potential.

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record OfficeTracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record Office



"This is the fifth edition of a handbook originally written in 1981 by Mrs J Cox and Mr T Padfield.

Author: Jane Cox

Publisher: Pen & Sword

ISBN: UVA:X006018499

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Page: 304

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"This is the fifth edition of a handbook originally written in 1981 by Mrs J Cox and Mr T Padfield...In this, the fifth edition, it has been revised and enlarged again by Dr Bevan, to take into account the closure of the Public Record Office's Chancery Lane site, the opening of the Family Records Centre, and the development of Kew, as well as the natural increase in the number of records available to the public -- in particular, the service records of the First World War. Other chapters too have been added or considerably expanded."--Preface.

A Guide to the Naval Records in the National Archives of the UKA Guide to the Naval Records in the National Archives of the UK



... transfers are listed in much greater detail in two other National Archives
handbooks , Naval Records for Genealogists and Tracing your Naval Ancestors .
... Examination records were also held by the various Royal Naval Colleges ( 126
) .

Author: Randolph Cock

Publisher: Institute of Historical Research

ISBN: UOM:39015073872239

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Page: 379

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Ranging from the 13th century to the 1970s, this guide throws light on the naval and maritime history of Britain and its empire. The guide includes public records deposited outside The National Archives in the National Maritime Museum and the Post Office Archives.

Sources for Labour HistorySources for Labour History



... Roy Nesbit , Peter Elliott and Christina Goulter Maps for Family History by
William Foot Records of the Royal Marines by Garth Thomas Tracing Your West
Indian Ancestors by Guy Grannum Forthcoming titles in the series include :
Chancery ...

Author: Simon Fowler

Publisher: Public Record Office Publications

ISBN: UIUC:30112040590603

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Page: 75

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"... A clear and concise overview to the records which are of interst to the labour historian in the Public Record Office and elsewhere" -- back cover.

New England AncestorsNew England Ancestors



However , descendants of one brother by his mixed - race mistress have been
carefully traced because a descendant was ... 1999 ) : 59 – 61 ( Nevis ) ; 16 : 8
King ' s Royal Musqueteers , late Captain of Marines on Board his ( June 2000 ) :
25 ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015066256978

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