April 14, 2013

Unpaid Royal Navy pension claims now online at National Archives UK


Unpaid Royal Navy pension claims now online
Next of kin claims for unpaid Royal Navy pensions 1830-1860 are now available to search and download online at National Archives UK.

These records are applications for the unpaid wages or pensions of deceased officers or their widows.

The records cover officers of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, and civilian employees of the Royal Navy and Naval Dockyards.

They can include vital information for researchers such as the officers' date of death, his rank, the name and address of the claimant, the date the claim was admitted and examined and the total value of the effects claimed.

The records are free to search in Discovery but there is a small fee for downloading them.

Search the records now.

2 comments:

Mariann Regan said...

If you like historical fiction, there are 20 wonderful sea voyage novels by Patrick O'Brian. The Royal Navy from the inside.

la cita b&b said...

I have been looking around for this kind of information. Will you post some more in future? I’ll be grateful if you will.