Monday, September 19, 2005

Registers of Seamen's Services

The National Archives | DocumentsOnline | Welcome: "When complete, this DocumentsOnline collection will allow you to search more than 500,000 names of those who joined the Royal Navy between 1853 and 1923. Keep up-to-date with latest developments and current availability of records."

More than 5 million First World War medal index cards for the British Army and Royal Flying Corps are now online

The Prerogative Court of Canterbury, the most important of these courts, dealt with the relatively wealthy individuals living mainly in the south of England and most of Wales (what was originally the ecclesiastical province of Canterbury).

The complete collection of more than 1 million PCC wills is available

All PCC Wills held by The National Archives (grouped in the series PROB 11), which are available on DocumentsOnline, cover the period from 1384 to 1858. Until that date, all wills had to be proved (formally approved) by church and other cour

See colour images of the original wills of selected famous people, including William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Sir Francis Drake, Byron, Samuel Pepys and Christopher Wren. Browse the famous wills or read more


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