passenger lists leaving the UK 1890-1960

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Ask the expert – Peruvian Navy ›

26 March, 2013

Our resident expert Stephen Rigden, pictured below, answers your queries. From Bob Andrews: ‘On the marriage certificate of my great grandfather (George Thomas Andrews, married at Plymouth on 28 April 1867) his father’s (Thomas Ebenezer Andrews, born on 8 June 1833) occupation is recorded as ‘Engineer Peruvian Navy’. I have been unable to discover any details to support this fact.… Read more ›

The sailor superstitions the Titanic ignored ›

13 April, 2012

Did you know that six traditional sailor superstitions were ignored on the Titanic’s maiden voyage to New York? Take a look at the evidence we’ve uncovered in our collection of Titanic records. Prepare yourself, some of the superstitions may seem a bit silly… Sailor superstition #1: Women on board a ship make the sea angry The header pages from the… Read more ›

Findmypast.co.uk launches new Titanic records ›

5 April, 2012

Today marks the launch of two fascinating sets of records, which include information about the Titanic: Maritime births, marriages and deaths and White Star Line Officers’ books. We’re thrilled to offer you the most comprehensive collection of Titanic records anywhere online. Maritime births, marriages and deaths Search for your ancestors in vivid full colour scans of the original birth, marriage… Read more ›