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Register of admissions into the Marine Society, 1886-99.

Register of admissions into the Marine Society, 1886-99.
Register of admissions into the Marine Society, 1886-99.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6379-2
Description: This volume lists admissions into the Society during 1886 – 1899. Among the details given for each boy are age, height, former occupation, date when left the Society, and the names and addresses of parents. Those who went into the Royal Navy have the initials “RN” after their date of leaving. The boys were generally from poorer backgrounds, with jobs such as farm boy, errand boy and beer bottler being listed amongst the former occupations.
Creator: Marine Society
Date: 12 February – 3 March 1887
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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