This collection contains registrations of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, banns, and burials for individuals who served in the British military, including those stationed overseas. This collection is unique in that the original records were recorded by military chaplains. Because of this, the collection combines the level of detail you find in parish records with the uniformity of civil registrations.
This collection contains biographies of officers in the British Navy in 1849. Author William R. O'Byrne began the project by compiling the officers' naval records and family records in a book originally published in 1849. Records in the collection are typed and composed in a narrative format and all records are in English.
The Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal was introduced on 24 August 1831 and was awarded to all those non officer ranks who matched the demanding criteria for both long service (15 years+) and good conduct.
This collection contains records for those who served in the Royal Navy Patrol Service from 1904-1970. Records in this collection are Royal Navy Continuous Record cards, which were updated throughout the serviceman’s naval career. Records are handwritten in ledgers and organised by function and service number.
The Battle of Trafalgar was a naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French Navy and Spanish Navy, during the War of the Third Coalition of the Napoleonic Wars