Ancestry Updates Four UK Military Collections

Following on the new ones reported yesterday, today here are four UK military collections recently updated by Ancestry.

UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admissions and Discharges, 1715-1925
Registers of the award of out-pensions of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, now with 919,874 entries.

UK, British Army Records and Lists, 1882-1962
Updated index lists of officers in the British Army from 1882 to 1962 giving name, rank, regiment, and date of birth. Now with 2,421,506 entries. The images are available at Fold3, and elsewhere depending on dates.

UK, Naval and Military Courts Martial Registers, 1806-1930
838,431 cases. The original data: Admiralty: Courts Martial Registers ADM 194/1-45, 47-49, 180-242. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England.

  • ADM 194/1-45, 47-49, 180-242 Admiralty: Courts Martial Registers
  • WO 213/1-25 Judge Advocate General’s Office: Field General Courts Martial and Military Courts, Registers
  • WO 86/1-94 Judge Advocate General’s Office: District Courts Martial Registers, Home and Abroad
  • WO 92/1-3, 8-10 Judge Advocate General’s Office: General Courts Martial Registers, Confirmed at Home.

The original image is at Fold3. 162 cases were heard in Canada or in Canadian military facilities in Europe.

UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Soldier Service Records, 1760-1920
This collection of 1,040,213 items comprises service documents of soldiers (but not officers) who either became in-or-out-pensioners of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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