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Offline truebritmega

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Merchant Navy records online?
« on: Tuesday 24 August 10 01:37 BST (UK) »
Ive just found a distant relative listed in the 1891 cenus, a Harold Edwyn Padmore...  who is listed as "The Merchant Nvy candidate for 2nd mate"...

Is there any way i can find more about this?
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Re: Merchant Navy records online?
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 24 August 10 01:53 BST (UK) »
www.worldnavalships.com could be worth a try. They recently helped me find out a lot about my grandfather's naval service from 1921-1941, but I think their expertise stretches even further back.

It doesn't matter if you don't know anything about the Navy, they really try to help. Can't recommend them highly enough. Good luck!
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Re: Merchant Navy records online?
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 24 August 10 01:57 BST (UK) »
ty Mrs T (hope you dont mind me callin you that, lol ) I'll head for a quick look there now before bed then have a better look tmorrow  lol
Smith, Tolley, Griffiths,
Monaghan, Richards, Clark, Clarke,
Brazier, Filben, Fibben,Filbin
Sherdon, Churden,Sheldon
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Bilston, Kent, London, Middlesex

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Re: Merchant Navy records online?
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 24 August 10 15:23 BST (UK) »
Hello truebritmega,

This site is also very good for merchant navy queries:

http://www.mercantilemarine.org/

leighton


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Re: Merchant Navy records online?
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 24 August 10 16:15 BST (UK) »
ty everyone.. Mrs Tenacious?.. I registered and posted at the forum you mentioned :)...so.... lol

Ive seen on other family trees too, since, that Harold may have arived in canada in 1891 as well and was living in vancouver at the time of the 19o1 Canadian census, but I havent checked for those details yet
Smith, Tolley, Griffiths,
Monaghan, Richards, Clark, Clarke,
Brazier, Filben, Fibben,Filbin
Sherdon, Churden,Sheldon
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Bilston, Kent, London, Middlesex