Collections tagged England

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914

The documents in this collection contain the stories of nineteenth century English lives. Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey worked as probate and property lawyers in the town of Tring, Hertfordshire, in south central England. They handled wills, estates, and personal property issues for...

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Deciphering Dickens

Deciphering Dickens

Charles Dickens left behind a remarkably complete record of his literary output, including not just handwritten drafts for most of the major novels but also marked-up page proofs, serial publications, illustrations, theatrical adaptations and records of his own legendary performances from his...

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Diary of Harry Andrewartha

Diary of Harry Andrewartha

Harry Andrewartha, writes of his personal experiences as an apprentice on board the windjammer Moshulu. He talks about his voyage from Port Victoria to England via Cape Horn and presents a daily description of his time on the Moshulu performing his duties as an apprentice, the weather (an...

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London and Surrounding Area Records

London and Surrounding Area Records

Contains records created by individuals, families, and organizations created in or related to London and the surrounding area.

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British Army: Description and Succession Books (NCOs and Ranks)

British Army: Description and Succession Books (NCOs and Ranks)

These are records of Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and other ranks. They include physical descriptions, attestation dates, genealogical information, and length service records. They are hand written, and the pages may be in a poor state

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Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

This collection contains digital scans from 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II,...

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Newdigate family collection of newsletters

Newdigate family collection of newsletters

This collection largely comprises English manuscript newsletters, dating from 1674 to 1715, received and compiled by the Newdigate family of Arbury Hall in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The letters cover a diverse range of topics, but are mainly concerned with contemporary domestic and Continental...

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Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade pt 2

Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade pt 2

This is part 2, covering BT 124/7 - 23 (Up to bt-124-23-2) Registers of Certificates of Service of masters and mates aboard foreign-going British merchant ships kept by the General Registry and Record Office of Seamen (RGSS) and its successor. These volumes register certificates which...

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GSM registers

GSM registers

Historic fossil registers held by British Geological Survey, Keyworth, UK. Part of the GSM (Geological Survey Museum) Collection.

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Gillette Safety Razor Company - Cables and radio scripts concerning the 'bodyline' cricket series, 1932-1933

Gillette Safety Razor Company - Cables and radio scripts concerning the 'bodyline' cricket series, 1932-1933

Bodyline cricket series https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YolEXLy9 Restrictions on commercial radio in the United Kingdom in the 1930s resulted in radio stations being established on the continent beamed directly to the United Kingdom. The main station was situated in Paris. One of its...

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Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade

Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade

Registers of Certificates of Service of masters and mates aboard foreign-going British merchant ships kept by the General Registry and Record Office of Seamen (RGSS) and its successor. These volumes register certificates which were awarded to already serving officers. They compliment other...

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British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)

British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)

These books give details of British Army soldiers and officers, They include details of enlistment, and appointments (promotions) and discharged or deceased The National Archives (UK) will use basic information to enhance their catalogue. The forms vary in content. The image quality may be...

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