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Search Royal Naval seamen

News from The National Archives | February 2012.  You can search and download over 600,000 service records for most ratings who joined the Royal Navy between 1853 and 1923. These records can tell you about your ancestor’s birth, their physical … Continue reading

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UKNational Archives launches New Library Catalogue

 The National Archives of the United Kingdom has replaced its library catalogue of published works with a new open-source system called Koha. Named after a Maori custom that can be translated as gift or donation, Koha is software that is freely available … Continue reading

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