Military Monday: Chelsea Pensioners

Here is a press release from TheGenealogist.

Over 629,000 Chelsea Pensioner Records are now on TheGenealogist – Many searchable for the first time!

TheGenealogist has been extending its ever growing Military records collection with a fascinating new record set for its Diamond subscribers, with high quality scans of the document pages and boasting more than 629,527 historic records for Chelsea Pensioners from 1702-1933.

The records in this release include registers, admission books, ledgers and so on that relate to army pensioners and the payment of pensions to these individuals. The majority of the records relate to pensions payable by the Commissioners of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, to either in-pensioners or out-pensioners.

Read TheGenealogist’s article: The Old Soldier

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