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1861 Census British Ships in Home Ports RG9/4469-4540
Media: DATA CD - 7 CDs
Now produced on CD-ROM for the first time is the '1861 Census of British Ships in Home Ports'. So for all of you who are 'missing' an ancestor from the 1861 census, who was a seaman there's a possibility that they may be listed here
This immense resouce 7 CD-ROM set is useful for those with ancestors in the shipping/marine industry. Covering the piece numbers RG9/4469-4540, and as the title suggests this set covers those British ships that were 'in home ports', so those docjed throughout England and Wales at the time the census was taken.
The publishers are very proud of the superb quality of the scanned images. They've have worked from really excellent films copied from the first generation films at the TNA, and have then used the very best possible film scanner currently available to digitise the images at a high resolution.
Magnify an area to see further detail, print the current page, as well as viewing the original handwritten enumerators pages.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later