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Royal Navy Service Records


Many of us have ancestors who have served in the Senior Service since the 1600s. In this talk Ian Waller gives us an overview of the most comprehensive series of records outlining the Service.

 The Admiralty was extremely meticulous at keeping records of operations, procedures and personnel. Ian introduces us to these records.

About the speaker:  Ian Waller is a retired professional genealogist with over thirty years experience in English research. He is the author or many books, several published by our society. He is a qualified adult education tutor and lectures widely on family history topics at both the beginner and advanced levels.

He is a Fellow of AGRA where he was a former Chairman/Council member, and also a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists. He is the author of several of the Society’s “My Ancestor” series including My Ancestor was in the Royal Navy 

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