30 April 2012

Index to Chelsea pensioner records now on FamilySearch

The (UK) National Archives Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records, record series WO 97, has for a couple of years been available with images of the originals at findmypast.co.uk.

Now familysearch.org has added the index to 933,943 records to their collection with links to the FMP images. Aside from name the index gives birthplace (county) and estimated birthyear.  Records are for 1760-1913.

TNA's finding aid on WO 97 is at http://goo.gl/XvY26

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