Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Merchant Seamen of Sailortown talk on YouTube

From PRONI (www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni) in Belfast:

Merchant Seamen of Sailortown talk

PRONI recently hosted an exhibition from esteemed nautical genealogogist David Snook entitled, ‘The merchant Seamen of Sailortown, Belfast 1918 ’. This fascinating exhibition of photographic identity cards, relating to merchant seamen from Sailortown working in home and foreign trade in 1918. The exhibition was launched with a talk exploring the administrative context of the ID record cards and the unique possibilities offered by the source in the making of family history for people with roots in a storied part of Belfast. You can watch the talk on the below link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aa4HIBBFgA

Also presented here:

Explore other talks series and recently added videos on our website. https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/proni-youtube

(With thanks to the PRONI Express)


For details on my genealogy guide books, including A Decade of Irish Centenaries: Researching Ireland 1912-1923Discover Scottish Church Records (2nd edition), Discover Irish Land Records and Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis, please visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/p/my-books.html.

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