2875Re: [Peterhead] seaman's tickets
- Dec 1, 2003George,
I found my grandfather's and great grandfather's
merchant navy records by following up the info in the
National Archives info sheets.
You could also try www.nmm.ac.uk.
Hope this helps...Martin.
--- george4705@... wrote:
> In a message dated 11/30/2003 12:19:36 AM Eastern__________________________________
> Standard Time,
> wsb@... writes:
> Being fairly new at this I would appreciate some
> information on Seaman's
> Tickets and how one would find the information that
> is recorded there. My
> GGgrandfather William Hay out of Peterhead, Aberdeen
> b-abt 1820 m -1851 is listed as
> a seaman on my grandfather's marriage records.
> Thank you in advance.
> george USA
> Seamen's Tickets
> Ticket No.131191, James Lawrance, born 16 December
> 1797 Old Deer, Capacity:
> Seaman, Height: 5ft 6 1/2in, Hair: Brown,
> Complexion: Sallow, Eyes: Grey,
> Marks: None, First went to sea as Apprentice in the
> year 1815, has served in the
> Royal Navy: No, Has been in Foreign Service: No,
> When unemployed, resides at
> Peterhead, age when ticketed: 47, Can Write: Yes,
> Issued Peterhead, 16 December
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
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