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Duffie Surname Ancestry Results

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National ArchivesMasters of apprentices registered in Scotland (1794)
Apprenticeship indentures and clerks' articles were subject to a 6d or 12d per pound stamp duty: the registers of the payments usually give the master's trade, address, and occupation, and the apprentice's name, as well as details of the date and length of the apprenticeship. There are central registers for collections of the stamp duty in London, as well as returns from collectors in the provinces. These collectors generally received duty just from their own county, but sometimes from further afield. The indentures themselves can date from a year or two earlier than this return. (The sample entry shown on this scan is taken from a Bristol return. Each entry has two scans, the other being the facing page with the details of the indenture, length of service, and payment of duty.) IR 1/67

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Masters of apprentices registered in Scotland
 (1794)
National ArchivesBritish merchant seamen (1835-1836)
At this period, the foreign trade of ships plying to and from the British isles involved about 150,000 men on 15,000 ships; and the coasting trade about a quarter as many more. A large proportion of the seamen on these ships were British subjects, and so liable to be pressed for service in the Royal Navy; but there was no general register by which to identify them, so in 1835 parliament passed a Merchant Seamen's Registration Bill. Under this act this large register of British seamen was compiled, based on ships' crew lists gathered in British and Irish ports, and passed up to the registry in London. Each seaman was assigned a number, and the names were arranged in the register by first two letters of the surname (our sample scan shows one of the pages for 'Sm'); in addition, an attempt was made to separate out namesakes by giving the first instance of a name (a), the second (b), and so on. But no effective method was devised to prevent the same man being registered twice as he appeared in a second crew list; moreover, the original crew lists were clearly difficult for the registry clerks to copy, and some of the surname spellings appear to be corrupted. A parliamentary committee decided that the system devised did not answer the original problem, and this register was abandoned after less than two years: but it is an apparently comprehensive source for British merchant seamen in 1835 to 1836. The register records the number assigned to each man; his name; age; birthplace; quality (master, captain, mate, 2nd mate, mariner, seaman, fisherman, cook, carpenter, boy &c.); and the name and home port of his ship, with the date of the crew list (usually at the end of a voyage). Most of the men recorded were born in the British Isles, but not all (for instance, Charleston and Stockholm appear in the sample scan). The final column 'How disposed of' is rarely used, and indicates those instances where a man died, was discharged, or deserted his ship during the voyage.

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British merchant seamen
 (1835-1836)
Traders and professionals in London (1851)
The Post Office London Directory for 1851 includes this 'Commercial and Professional Directory', recording about 80,000 individuals.

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Traders and professionals in London
 (1851)
Gentry in London (1856)
The Post Office London Directory for 1856 includes this 'Court Directory', listing alphabetically by surname and christian name the upper class residents of the capital with their postal addresses. 'In order to afford space for the addresses, the abbreviation "esq." for esquire has no longer been appended to each name in the Court Directory. It should be understood that such should be added to the name of every gentleman in the following pages to which no inconsistent addition is affixed.' Decorations, honours &c. are generally given. Some gentlemen appear who are also listed (as professional men, &c.) in the commercial section. Those with second residences in the provinces usually have the country address given as well.

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Gentry in London
 (1856)
Traders and professionals in London (1856)
The Post Office London Directory for 1856 includes this 'Commercial and Professional Directory', recording over 100,000 individuals.

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Traders and professionals in London
 (1856)
Mining Fatalities: Scotland (1875)
The fourteen Inspectors of Mines for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland made separate annual reports, each including a tabular account of fatal mining accidents within his area, giving date; sequential number of accident for the area for the year; the name of the mine; where situate; the owner's or agent's name; the full name of the person killed; his occupation; age; cause of death, and remarks. There are in all fifteen tables, for: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and part of Somerset; Cumberland, Northumberland and Furness; Ireland; the Midlands; North and East Lancashire; North Staffordshire, Cheshire and most of Shropshire; North Wales (including an adjoining part of Shropshire) and the Isle of Man; Western Scotland; the rest of Scotland; South Durham, Westmorland and the North Riding of Yorkshire; Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Wiltshire, Monmouthshire and adjoining parts of South Wales; South Staffordshire and Worcestershire (the Black Country); the rest of South Wales; western Lancashire; and Yorkshire (other than the North Riding) and Lincolnshire.

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Mining Fatalities: Scotland
 (1875)
Debtors (1887)
County Court Judgments in England and Wales. January to March 1887

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Debtors
 (1887)
Scottish Debtors, Insolvents and Bankrupts (1887)
Protests on Bills of Exchange, Sequestrations and Cessio Bonorums in Scotland, July to September 1887

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Scottish Debtors, Insolvents and Bankrupts
 (1887)
Associates of King's College, London (1896)
Former students of King's College, London, could be elected as associates of the college, and then enjoyed the privilege of perpetual free admission to all the classes in the department from which they had been elected; the use of the libraries and museums on the same basis as current students; and admission to dine at high table in the college hall. This list of associates from the college calendar for 1896-1897 gives year of election, full name (surname first), and the faculty or department in which graduated, of all associates elected from 1866 to 1896.

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Associates of King's College, London
 (1896)
Civil Officers of the Admiralty (1957)
The Navy List for 1957, corrected to 18 January 1957, includes this alphabetical catalogue of 'The Civil Officers Serving under the Admiralty'. The list gives surname and initials, and then an explanatory abbreviation - A. C., Admiralty Constabulary; A. C. O., Area Cash Office; A. C. S. W. S., Admiralty Civilian Shore Wireless Service; A. E. D., Air Equipment and Naval Photography Department; A. M. R. D., Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Department; A. R. O., Admiralty Regional Offices; A. S. D., Armament Supply Department; A. W. D., Naval Air Warfare Division; B. D., Boom Defence Department; B. M. S. D., Boom Defence and Marine Salvage Department; Brit. Coll., Britannia R. N. College, Dartmouth; C. C. D., Civil Catering Department; C. D., Compass Department; C. E. in C., Civil Engineer-in-Chief's Department; C. of F., Chaplain of the Fleet; C. N. I., Department of the Chief of Naval Information; Coll., Royal Naval College, Greenwich; C. P., Contract and Purchase Department; D. D., Dockyard Department; D. Mov., Movements Department; D. M. S. R., Department of the Director of Merchant Shipbuilding and Repairs; D. of M., Department of the Director of Manning; D. R. E., Department of Radio Equipment; D. Y., Dockyard; D. Y. Tech. Coll., Dockyard Technical College; E. E. D., Electrical Engineering Department; E. in C., Engineer-in-Chief's Department; G. H. D., Greenwich Hospital Department; H. S., Historical Section; Hyd., Hydrographic Department; I. D., Intelligence Division; M. D., Medical Department; M. D. H. C., Medical, Dental and Hospital Consultants; Med. Sch., Medical School, Alverstoke; M. S. R., Regional Organisation for Merchant Shipbuilding and Repairs; N. A. Off., Nautical Almanac Office; N. A. O. D., Naval Air Organisation and Training Division; N. C. D., Naval Construction Department; N. D., Navigation and Direction Division; N. E. D., Naval Equipment Department; N. H., Naval Hospital; N. M. D., Royal Navy Medical Depot; N. O. D., Naval Ordnance Department; N. S., Naval Store Department; N. S. D., Naval Stote Depots; N. S. S., Naval Scientific Service; N. T. D., Naval Training Department; Obs. Cap., Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; O. Bd., Ordnance Board; O. D., Operations Division; P. D., Plans Division; P. P., Production Pool; R. C. N. C., Royal Corps of Naval Constructors; R. E. D., Radio Equipment Department; R. Gr. Ob., Royal Greenwich Observatory; R. N. A. D., Royal Naval Armament Department; R. N. A. W., Royal Naval Aircraft Workshops; R. N. A. Y., Royal Naval Aircraft Yard; R. N. C. F., Royal Naval Cordite Factory; R. N. E. Coll., R. Naval Engineering College, Manadon, Plymouth; R. N. M. D., Royal Naval Mine Depot; R. N. P. F., Royal Naval Propellant Factory; R. N. T. D., Royal Naval Torpedo Depot; R. N. T. F., Royal Naval Torpedo Factory; S. D., Signal Division; Sec., Secretary's Department; S. P., Senior Psychologist; S. P. D. C., Spare Parts Distributing Centre; S. T. D., Sea Transport Department; T. C. S., Technical Costing Section; T. D., Trade Division; T. S. D., Tactical and Staff Duties Division; U. S. W. D., Undersurface Warfare Division; U. W. M. D., Underwater Weapon Materials Department; V. D., Victualling Department; V. Y., Victualling Yard; Wks., Works Districts.

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Civil Officers of the Admiralty
 (1957)
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