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Offline anne

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How can i find
« on: Wednesday 09 June 04 19:18 BST (UK) »
How can i find info on sailors who served on HMS WARSPITE in WW1.My husbands grandfather was on this ship and he would like his details of service.Can anyone help.Anne. :(
Ayrshire,Kennedy,Faulds,Cuthbert,Crawford,Young,Edgar,Bell
Dundee,Nicol,Cant,Kennedy,Jamison,
Dumfrieshire,Wilson,Maxwell,Lammie,Cowan,Young,

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« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 09 June 04 20:40 BST (UK) »
Hello Anne - I don't know where you are in the country but it looks like the National Archive at Kew hold the majority of records - however try this first...

Nip to your library and get these two books -
Ancestral Trails by Mark D Herber and Tracing your Ancestors in the PRO, both have chapters on Naval History and how and where to search.  I had a look in my copies and there is a lot of info.  If they don't have the books on the shelf you can order them in..

Good luck
Suey
All census lookups are Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
Sussex - Knapp. Nailard. Potten. Coleman. Pomfrey. Carter. Picknell
Greenwich/Woolwich. - Clowting. Davis. Kitts. Ferguson. Lowther. Carvalho. Pressman. Redknap. Argent.
Hertfordshire - Sturgeon. Bird. Rule. Claxton. Taylor. Braggins

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« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 09 June 04 20:49 BST (UK) »
Thankyou Suey,i will try that.Anne. :)
Ayrshire,Kennedy,Faulds,Cuthbert,Crawford,Young,Edgar,Bell
Dundee,Nicol,Cant,Kennedy,Jamison,
Dumfrieshire,Wilson,Maxwell,Lammie,Cowan,Young,