Thursday, 20 October 2016

Ancestry add UK and Ireland Military Pensioner Records

Latest additions to Ancestry are:

UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admissions and Discharges, 1715-1925,  919,874records is sourced from the Royal Hospital, Chelsea: Disability and Royal Artillery Out-Pensions, Admission Books WO 116 at TNA. Information returned is Name, Pension Admission or Examination Age, Birth Year, Birth Place, Pension Admission or Examination Date, Regiment, and Rank: Links to Fold3 did not work when I tried it.
Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents, 1724-1924,  104,638 records is sourced from  Royal Hospital, Kilmainham: Pension Admissions; Class: WO 118; Piece Number: 26 at TNA.  Information returned is Name, Pension Admission Age, Birth Date, Pension Admission Date, Pension Admission Place: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland, Regiment, and Rank. My test found no images linked.

Ireland, Royal Irish Constabulary Pensions, 1873-1925, 130,318 records is sourced from Royal Irish Constabulary Pensions PMG 48 at TNA. Information returned is Name, Commencement Date, Payment Year, Where Paid, and Rank. There are inks to images.

I found the connection unreliable with many requests to search again; hopefully just teething problems!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

John -can you provide an exact link to the 'UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admissions and Discharges, 1715-1925'? We are having trouble accessing it.

Thanks!

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