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Tracing births and deaths at sea

December 14th, 2006

Episode 11 of 474 episodes

Ships carrying our ancestors to faraway places often arrived with more, or less, passengers than they they set out with. In this talk Dr Christopher Watts examines the vast range of records, both at The National Archives and elsewhere, that help us to trace such events.

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