Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Glasgow crew lists 1863-1901 go online

A new release form Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk) sees some Glasgow crew lists from 1863-1901 go online, apparently sourced from Glasgow City Archives.

From the site:

About Glasgow, Scotland, Crew Lists, 1863 - 1901

This database contains crew lists, agreements, certificates of discharge, and some related documents for 11 ships that landed at Glasgow’s ports. The ships were:
  • Bornu
  • Russia
  • Scythia
  • Pride of England
  • Gulf of Lions
  • Parthia
  • Hispania
  • Galoon
  • Clydesdale
  • Persia
  • Cherokee

Details available vary depending on the document, but you may learn the following:
  • ship name
  • arrival date
  • name
  • age
  • birthplace
  • birth year
  • nationality
  • address
  • ship last served on and year of discharge
  • date and place joined present ship
  • position on ship
  • wages
  • date and place of discharge

The collection is accessible at http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2895

Chris

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