07 September 2011

Ancestry update British records

Ancestry.co.uk announce updating two of their British record sets.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, mostly post 1890, now claims 16.3 million records. Based on series BT26 from the National Archives these are for ships arriving from ports outside of Europe and the Mediterranean.

UK, Aliens Entry Books, 1794-1921 comprises over 103,000 records of correspondence and other documents relating to aliens and naturalisations from TNA Series HO5. These are unindexed page images arranged chronologically. Some are feint faint and difficult to read.

1 comment:

DWP said...

"Some are feint and difficult to read."
In what way are they deceptive?