Ancestry adds UK, Admiralty Records of Marriages and Baptisms, 1754-1878

This collection contains images of marriage and baptism records for Royal Navy personnel dated between 1754 and 1878. The source is holdings of The National Archives, Kew:

ADM 6: Admiralty: Service Records, Registers, Returns and Certificates, 1673-1960 (Piece 432);
ADM 7: Admiralty: Miscellanea, 1563-1956 (Piece 1);
ADM 81: Admiralty: Royal Marines, Woolwich Division: Correspondence, Registers and Papers, 1805-1869 (Piece 25);
ADM 193: Admiralty: Royal Marines: Miscellanea, 1761-1982 (Piece 9);
ADM 305: Admiralty: Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar: Miscellaneous Books and Records, 1755-1968 (Piece 86).

Searching for keyword Canada surfaces three hits, all in ADM 193 that includes “various Royal Marine units overseas.”

Two are for the same marriage event — Thomas Newton and Catherine McCullough who married on 10 August 1814. The location, Amarachy, Upper Canada, is a mystery.

The other is the baptism of Ann G Thistleton on 27 February 1818 in Montreal, born on 8 February 1814 to William and Ann Thistleton.


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