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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Looking for records after 1921 including WW2?

    If you're looking for post 1921, WW2 or later service records, see the sticky message about how to apply for them that I posted ,click HERE

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 20-04-2014 2:23 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: FWR Members Please Read

    Those members of Forces War Records who have clicked on Free Forum should be aware that they are now on the British Genealogy Forum. This forum is owned by FWR, but is a separate entity, and existed for some years before FWR took it over in 2013. Members should be aware when posting on British...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 27-02-2014 4:08 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RN records at TNA and other useful websites

    This is for anyone new to research, who may not know where to look. The National Archives (TNA) has lots of records connected with the Royal Navy. Our site sponsors Forces War Records hold over 5 million records of military ancestors going back to 1350 so their site is a good place to start....

    Started by Geoffers‎, 07-09-2008 1:07 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Searchable RM attestation papers

    In case anyone doesn't know, attestation papers for the Royal Marines for most of the 19th century are now individually indexed on TNA's catalogue If you find a likely match to someone you are trying to locate, you can order a copy of the document from TNA. Using the catalogue: In the word...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 06-08-2008 12:55 PM
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  1. James Wood sailor 1881

    Hi I am trying to locate naval records for James WOOD. Married to Isabella BURKE in 1877 in Berwick Upon Tweed. Daughter born 1880 Gertrude Isabella WOOD in Chartham Kent. He was at sea in 1881 census, only 2 men of this name were married. 1. b.1845 Pancrass Week DEV 2. b.1851 Blackburn...

    Started by neilelliott21‎, 06-08-2010 7:44 AM
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  2. George Lewry; 1842 pte, Royal Marine.

    George LEWRY, b. @1822, with alternative spelling of LEUREY(on marrige cert.). Married 1842, in Portsmouth. Certificate gives occupation as Private, Royal Marines. Married Jane COREY, b @ 1822, Marhamchurch, Cornwall. No 1841 Census, for either. 1851, places Jane+2 children, in Plymouth....

    Started by soundranger‎, 05-08-2010 7:04 PM
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  3. Lt Benjamin Beaufoy RN - d. 1807

    Looking for any info (or advice on how to find it!) on Benjamin Beaufoy (my 4 x gt gf), a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy in the late 1790s/early 1800s. He died whilst serving in the Sea Fencibles signal station at "Felix Town" (Felixstowe) on 6 Dec 1807. He was married to Ann ? and they had one...

    Started by PandFF‎, 03-09-2009 1:56 PM
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  4. Henry Till and naval pensions

    Need advice on where to search for an accident etc which would result in a lifetime naval pension for Henry Till, born 1838, Havant. In the 1871 census he is on board the Excellent in Portsmouth listed as Capt Q Deck Man (Doctor). By the way, am I correct in thinking that should be Captain of the...

    Started by girrawheen‎, 18-07-2010 4:53 AM
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  5. Walter Cowan Navy List 1915

    Please could someone who has access to The Navy List for 1915 tell me the date on which Walter Henry Cowan was appointed as captain of HMS Princess Royal? Many thanks for your help. David

    Started by David Seymour‎, 13-07-2010 11:34 AM
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    13-07-2010, 1:32 PM Go to last post
  6. Royal Navy Sailors not listed in 1861 Census

    Dear All, Does anybody know how to find men in the Royal Navy in 1861 if their ship was not in an English port?? Were they simply excluded from the census? It appears that ships in dock were included in the census. Steve

    Started by LostSouls‎, 04-07-2010 7:00 PM
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    05-07-2010, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  7. Need advice on Royal Marine Corps records

    Am looking for advice. My ancestor, Patrick Savage, was said to have retired from the Royal Marine Corps in 1814, along with 35 other First Lieutenants on half-pay. He was given land in Nova Scotia. I would like to find his service records, place of birth, etc. Where should I look? I briefly...

    Started by mkathe‎, 20-06-2010 1:14 AM
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  8. Ratings - sub ratings? Wha do they mean!?

    Hi everyone I am looking at the service record of a navy rating. I has their rating, Boy 2nd class, Boy 1st class, Ordinary Seaman and Able seaman and next to these there are sub-ratings. So for B2c it's I think T U and then SG1c and then mmmm SLS 1cl and then SG. Can anyone provide an...

    Started by Ipod1608‎, 24-06-2010 10:47 AM
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    24-06-2010, 3:28 PM Go to last post
  9. Hms Caman ? 1941

    Hi, I have my Great Uncle's service records and have been able to trace all his postings except this one: Ships in which serving: from HMS Paris 9th Aug 1941 To HMS Caman 9th Aug 1941 HMS Paris was a UK Depot base of the Royal Navy Patrol Service but for the life of me I can't find any...

    Started by apowell‎, 19-06-2010 10:39 AM
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  10. RN enlistment records?

    I'm researching someone who joined the Royal Navy 9 April 1827, according to a list I found (House of Commons Papers 1843) Are there any records in existence that might reveal more about his origins? I know the date he was promoted to lieutenant, and then to commander (Coast Guard). What was the...

    Started by yelkcub‎, 17-06-2010 9:49 PM
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  11. Richard HARPER, RN of HMS Chichester

    Greetings all Richard HARPER was one of my maternal rellies, born 1776, Portsmouth. In 1799 he married Sophia LILLYWHITE in Portsea. On his marriage bond his occupation is "Mariner belonging to HMS Chichester" A record in the National Archives confirms that Richard was serving aboard the...

    Started by Frank52‎, 15-02-2010 10:38 AM
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  12. How to find William WIGNALL

    I've just been sorting through some census returns and my ancestor William WIGNALL has his occupation etc listed as NAVY in 1841. He is living with his children in Preston (wife seems to be somewhere else that particular night). Date of birth approximately 1801 and from later census returns his...

    Started by ash33au‎, 17-06-2010 4:34 AM
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    17-06-2010, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  13. William Perry RMLI - Boxer Rebellion?!

    Hi All, I hope you can help me. I've been researching my great-great grandfather William Perry, born 1867 - register number 3688. He served in the Marines from June 1886. However, there's a family story that he was present at both the Boxer Rebellion and also one of the Boer Wars. As a result,...

    Started by stephenjlynch‎, 25-05-2010 10:17 AM
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    25-05-2010, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  14. John F LONEY "Trincomalee" and "Calcutta"

    From the Navy List - John F LONEY Master "Trincomalee", North America and West Indies, 17 Sep 1747. Also Master of the "Calcutta" East Indies 3 Mar 1756. I'm trying to find out if this is the same person as John LONEY born 1712 Portsea Hampshire, parents John and Mary nee Hodges. He married Mary...

    Started by JillianR‎, 20-05-2010 2:02 AM
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  15. Royal Navy Pay Rates

    Has anyone done any research on what the pay rates were from 1933 onwards? I have hunted around but the only sites I have found did not give details just distinguishing between the various ranks. If you have found anything in this line a pointer in the direction would be gratefully appreciated....

    Started by Dorset Girl‎, 13-05-2010 5:09 PM
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  16. Post Help reading sillitoe brothers navy records

    Hi Guys I have just discovered that my great grandad Archibald Sillitoe served in the Navy during WW1 I got a copy of his record from the National archives documents on lline but I'm having trouble reading them and finding out what ships he served on, I have also discovered his brother Arthur was...

    Started by genewizard‎, 26-04-2010 6:51 PM
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  17. Joseph Godfrey Colour Sergeant Royal Marines

    I have read an old thread on this site and now thankfully understand the difference between the Marines and the Navy. I also read about the Royal Marine Museum which I will visit in the summer. My question is does anyone know or can point me in the direction of finding out the ranks of the...

    Started by Elma‎, 22-04-2010 9:05 AM
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  18. John Miller

    I've actually just posted this in the Brick Walls thread, so mods please feel free to delete this or the other... Hi Everyone, I wonder if you could help me with my latest brick wall ? There was a family myth that there was an West African princess in the family line somewhere (we're all...

    Started by stephenjlynch‎, 22-03-2010 12:06 AM
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    25-03-2010, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  19. ww2 navy records

    Would anyone out there know how obtain navy service records for ww2. I'm searching for 4 of my great uncles. Thank you, Ann

    Started by greann‎, 23-03-2010 2:22 AM
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  20. Regarding service and death of RMA ancestor

    Hi, I’m hoping some people here might be able to help me out with a few things I’m stuck on, regarding my great great grandfather’s service – and particularly – death whilst serving in the Royal Marines during the nineteenth century. Firstly I’d just like to say that I’m not very knowledgeable...

    Started by Research_Rachel‎, 22-03-2010 1:33 PM
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