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Masters of Merchantmen (1804)
The Society for the Registry of Shipping was instituted in 1760, and published an annual register and supplement. The annual register consisted of an alphabetical list of ships surveyed for insurance in Britain and Ireland, together with an alphabetical supplement. The society maintained a Registry Office at which alterations and additions were notified, and members delivering their registers when called for had them updated and returned on the following or the ensuing day. Each ship was given a number within each letter of the alphabet: ships' names were not unique, so within each name a ship was identified by the name of the captain or master at the time of the last survey. Then abbreviations indicate the type of vessel (Bg, brig; Cr, cutter; Dr, dogger; G, galliott; H, hoy; K, ketch; S, ship; Sk, smack; Sp, sloop; Sr, schooner; St, schoot; Sw, snow), and whether sheathed (s) and/or doubled (d) with copper (C) and iron bolts (I B) or over boards (W & C), or copper fastened (c f) or copper bolted (c b), sometimes with a date, such as (17)88. The third column, reserved for masters' names, is not particularly wide; with short surnames, an initial will be given; but longer surnames omit the initials, and even longer surnames are abbreviated. It will be borne in mind that these are the names of the masters not (necessarily) in 1804, but at the time of the last survey. Often new masters had been appointed by the time of re-survey, and their names are added in slightly smaller type under the original master's names in the third column. In the fourth column is the tonnage: where there is a blank under the number this indicates that the ship had two decks; more often the letters S D (B) for single deck (with beams); D W for deep waist; S D W single deck with deep waist; B D W single deck with beams and deep waist. Underneath the entry may run references to recent repairs: Cl. clincher built; Drp. damages repaired; grp. good repairs; len. lengthened; lrp. large repairs; N. (new) B. bottom, D. deck, Kl. keel, Sds. sides or UW. upper-works; rb. rebuilt; rsd. raised; S. rprs. some repairs; or trp. thorough Repair. In italics, the timber of the ship is described - B. B., black birch; C., cedar; H., hazel; J., juniper; L. O., live oak; M., mahogany; P., pine; P. P., pitch pine; S., spruce; W. H., witch hazel. Where the vessel was armed, the number of guns is given, and occasionally a remark such as 'captured' will appear. The fifth column gives the place that the ship was built. For foreign ships this may be as vague as 'Dutch' or 'French'; but nothing in this record specifically indicates the nationality of ship, master or owners, except that an A. under the owner's name indicates that the vessel was United States property. The sixth column gives the year of the ship's age; some were still sailing after 30 or 40 years. The seventh column gives the owner's name, abbreviated in the same way as the master's name. Where the master was the owner, the word Capt. will appear. With vessels owned abroad, the name in this column is sometimes that of the port of origin, not the surname of the owner. Where there has been a change of owner by the time of re-survey, the new name is put underneath in smaller type. The printer sought to avoid confusion by aligning names of ports to the left and surnames to the right, but that leaves longer names doubtful. The eighth column gives the feet of the draught of water when loaded. The ninth column shows the destined voyage for which the survey took place, with the port of survey abbreviated (Be., Belfast; Br., Bristol; Co., Cork; Cs, Cowes; Da., Dartmouth; Du., Dublin; Eh, Exmouth; Ex., Exeter; Fa., Falmouth; Gr., Greenock; Hl, Hull; La., Lancaster; Lh, Leith; Li., Liverpool; Lo., London; Ly., Lynn; Po., Poole; Ph, Portsmouth; Sc., Star-Cross; Tn., Teignmouth; Tp., Topsham; Wa., Waterford; Wn, Whitehaven; Ya., Yarmouth), and the letter C where the vessel was a constant trader between the two ports. The tenth column gives the classification of the vessel (A, first; E, second; I., third - O and U for fourth and fifth are never used) and its stores (1, first; 2, second; 3, third) and the year of survey, e. g. 00 for 1800, or, if surveyed during 1803, the month, e. g. 3 for March. Where the vessel has been re-surveyed, the classification letter and number will be repeated or revised in the final column. The sample scan is from the main list. This is the index to masters in the main list.

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Masters of Merchantmen
 (1804)
Masters of Merchantmen (1822)
The Society for the Registry of Shipping was instituted in 1760, and published an annual register and supplement. The annual register consisted of an alphabetical list of ships surveyed for insurance in Britain and Ireland, together with an alphabetical supplement. The society maintained a Registry Office at which alterations and additions were notified, and members delivering their registers when called for had them updated and returned on the following or the ensuing day. Each ship was given a number within each letter of the alphabet: ships' names were not unique, so within each name a ship was identified by the name of the captain or master at the time of the last survey. Then abbreviations indicate the type of vessel (Bg, brig; Bk, barque; Cr, cutter; Dr, dogger; G, galliott; H, hoy; K, ketch; S, ship; Sk, smack; Sp, sloop; Sr, schooner; St, schoot; Sw, snow), and whether sheathed (s) and/or doubled (d) with copper (C) and iron bolts (I B) or over boards (W & C), patent felt (P F), copper fastened (c f), copper bolted (c b), or copper repaired (C rp) sometimes with a date, such as (18)18. The third column, reserved for masters' names, is not particularly wide; with short surnames, an initial will be given; but longer surnames omit the initials, and even longer surnames are abbreviated. It will be borne in mind that these are the names of the masters not (necessarily) in 1822, but at the time of the last survey. Often new masters had been appointed by the time of re-survey, and their names are added in slightly smaller type under the original master's names in the third column. In the fourth column is the tonnage: where there is a blank under the number this indicates that the ship had two decks; more often the letters S D (B) for single deck (with beams); D W for deep waist; S D W single deck with deep waist; B D W single deck with beams and deep waist. Underneath the entry may run references to recent repairs: Cl. clincher built; Drp. damages repaired; grp. good repair; len. lengthened; lrp. large repair; N. (new) B. bottom, D. deck, Kl. keel, Sds. sides or UW. upper-works; rb. rebuilt; rsd. raised; Srprs. some repairs; or trp. thorough repair. In italics, the timber of the ship is described - B. B., black birch; C., cedar; H., hazel; Hk., hackmetack; J., juniper; L. O., live oak; M., mahogany; P., pine; P. P., pitch pine; S., spruce; W. H., witch hazel; W. O., white oak. The fifth column gives the place that the ship was built. For foreign ships this may be as vague as 'Dutch' or 'French'; but nothing in this record specifically indicates the nationality of ship, master or owners, except that an A. under the owner's name indicates that the vessel was American property. The sixth column gives the year of the ship's age; a few were still sailing after 30 or 40 years. The seventh column gives the owner's name, abbreviated in the same way as the master's name. Where the master was the owner, the word Capt. will appear. With vessels owned abroad, the name in this column is sometimes that of the port of origin, not the surname of the owner. Where there has been a change of owner by the time of re-survey, the new name is put underneath in smaller type. The printer sought to avoid confusion by aligning names of ports to the left and surnames to the right, but that leaves longer names doubtful. The eighth column gives the feet of the draught of water when loaded. The ninth column shows the destined voyage for which the survey took place, with the port of survey abbreviated (Be., Belfast; Br., Bristol; Co., Cork; Cs, Cowes; Da., Dartmouth; Du., Dublin; Eh, Exmouth; Ex., Exeter; Fa., Falmouth; Gr., Greenock; Hl, Hull; Hn, Harrington; La., Lancaster; Lh, Leith; Li., Liverpool; Lo., London; Ly., Lynn; Mt., Maryport; Po., Poole; Ph, Portsmouth; Pl., Plymouth; Sc., Star-Cross; Tn., Teignmouth; Tp., Topsham; Wa., Waterford; Wn, Whitehaven; Wo., Workington; Ya., Yarmouth), and the letter C where the vessel was a constant trader between the two ports. The tenth column gives the classification of the vessel (A, first; E, second) and its stores (1, first; 2, second) and the year of survey, e. g. 09 for 1809, or, if surveyed during 1821, the month, e. g. 3 for March. Where the vessel has been re-surveyed, the classification letter and number will be repeated or revised in the final column. The sample scan is from the main list. This is the index to masters in the main list and the supplement.

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Masters of Merchantmen
 (1822)
Patentees of New Inventions (1865)
Abstracts of British patents for new inventions applied for and granted from 1 January to 31 December 1865: giving date, name and address, and short description of the invention. It is then stated whether 'Letters patent sealed' or 'Provisional protection only'.

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Patentees of New Inventions
 (1865)
Missing Next-of-Kin and Heirs-at-Law (1880)
The Unclaimed Money Registry and Next-of-Kin Advertisement Office of F. H. Dougal & Co., on the Strand in London, published a comprehensive 'Index to Advertisements for Next of Kin, Heirs at Law, Legatees, &c., &c., who have been Advertised for to Claim Money and Property in Great Britain and all Parts of the World; also Annuitants, Shareholders, Intestates, Testators, Missing Friends, Creditors or their Representatives, Claimants, Unclaimed and Reclaimed Dividends and Stock, Citations, Administrations, Rewards for Certificates, Wills, Advertisements, &c., Claims, Unclaimed Balances, Packages, Addresses, Parish Clerks' Notices, Foreign Intestates, &c., &c.' The original list was compiled about 1860, but from materials dating back even into the 18th century: most of the references belong to 1850 to 1880. For each entry only a name is given, sometimes with a placename added in brackets: there may be a reference number, but there is no key by which the original advertisement may be traced. The enquirer of the time had to remit 1 for a 'Full and Authentic Copy of the Original Advertisement, together with name and date of newspaper in which the same appeared'.

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Missing Next-of-Kin and Heirs-at-Law 
 (1880)
Naturalizations (1903)
The Home Office issued monthly lists of aliens to whom Certificates of Naturalization or Readmission to British Nationality had been granted by the Secretary of State under the provisions of 33 Vic. cap. 14 and been registered in the Home Office pursuant to the act during each previous month. These notices, from January to December 1903, refer to naturalizations from December 1902 to November 1903.

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Naturalizations
 (1903)
Naturalizations (1916)
The Home Office issued monthly lists of aliens to whom Certificates of Naturalization or Readmission to British Nationality had been granted by the Secretary of State and whose oaths of allegiance had been registered in the Home Office. These notices, from January to December 1916, refer to naturalizations from December 1915 to November 1916. The lists give full name, surname first; country of origin; date of taking the oath of allegiance; place of residence; and occupation. An dagger indicates re-admission to British nationality.

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Naturalizations
 (1916)
Squash Rackets Players (1951)
The Squash Rackets Association's Handbook for 1951-1952 includes lists of officers of the association, county associations and affiliated clubs, affiliated associations and overseas clubs, and individual members and junior individual members of the main association. There are also comprehensive reports and results from the Open Championship for 1950-1951, the Amateur Championship, the Professional Championship, International Matches (England v. Scotland, England v. Ireland, Scotland v. Ireland, Ireland v. Wales, Denmark v. Sweden), the Inter-County Championship, the Area Championships, the Inter-Area Championship, the North of England Championship, South of England Championship, East of England Championship, Midlands Championship, the Bath Club Cup, the Royal Navy Championship, Army Championship, Royal Air Force Championship, Civil Service Championship, Inter-Services Tournament, Amateurs v. Professionals, Oxford v. Cambridge, and the Londonderry Cup, the Cumberland Cup, and various amateur tournaments. There are reports from the county associations, the services, the universities, and the public schools; and a series of reports on overseas associations.

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Squash Rackets Players 
 (1951)
Bristol Area Telephone Subscribers (1957)
The Post Office Bristol Area Telephone Directory lists subscribers alphabetically by surname and then by christian name or initials, with their postal address and telephone number. This is the directory issued in December 1957. The Bristol telephone area not only covered the city centre, but also included Abbots Leigh, Abson Wick, Acton Turville, Alderton, All Cannings, Allerton, Almondsbury, Alveston, Ashwick, Atworth, Aust, Avonmouth, Axbridge, Backwell, Badminton, Bailbrook, Baltonsborough, Banwell, Barrow Gurney, Barton St David, Batcombe, Bath, Bathampton, Bathford, Beanacre, Beckington, Biddestone, Binegar, Bishop Sutton, Bishop's Cannings, Bishopstrow, Bishopsworth, Bitton, Blackford, Blagdon, Bleadon, Boreham, Bower Ashton, Box, Box Hill, Bradenstoke, Bradford on Avon, Bratton, Braysdown, Bremhill, Brentry, Bridgeyate, Brinkworth, Brockley, Brokenborough, Bromham, Broughton Gifford, Bruton, Buckland Dinham, Buckover, Bulkington, Burrington, Burton (near Chippenham), Butcombe, Butleigh, Calne, Camerton, Cannings, Carlingcott, Castle Combe, Chantry, Chapel Allerton, Chapmanslade, Charlcombe, Charlton (near Westbury-on-Trym), Charlton (near Malmesbury), Charmy Down, Cheddar, Chelwood, Cherhill, Chew Magna, Chew Stoke, Chewton Mendip, Chilcompton, Chippenham, Chipping Sodbury, Chirton, Chittening, Chitterne, Christian Malford, Churchill, Clandown, Clapton-in-Gordano, Claverham, Claverton, Cleeve, Clevedon, Clutton, Coalpit Heath, Coate, Cocklake, Codrington, Coleford, Colerne, Combe, Combe Hay, Compton Bassett, Compton Dando, Compton Dundon, Compton Greenfield, Compton Martin, Congresbury, Coombe Dingle, Corsham, Corsley, Corston (near Bath), Corston (near Malmesbury), Cortington, Coulston, Coxley, Cranmore, Crockerton, Croscombe, Cross, Crudwell, Dauntsey, Derry Hill, Devizes, Didmarton, Dilton, Dinder, Ditcheat, Doulting, Downend, Downside, Doynton, Draycott, Dulcote, Dundry, Dunkerton, Dyrham, Easter Compton, East Harptree, East Horrington, East Pennard, Eastcourt, Easterton, Easton (near Wells), Easton Grey, Easton-in-Gordano, Edington, Edingworth, Elberton, Emborough, Englishbatch, Englishcombe, Erlestoke, Etchilhampton, Evercreech, Failand, Farleigh (near Bristol), Farleigh Hungerford, Farmborough, Farrington Gurney, Faulkland, Felton, Filton, Fishponds, Flax Bourton, Ford (near Chippenham), Ford (Litton), Foxcote, Foxley, Frampton Cotterell, Frenchay, Freshford, Frome, Gastard, Glastonbury, Godney, Great Cheverell, Great Elm, Great Somerford, Greenore, Grittleton, Gurney Slade, Hallatrow, Hallen, Hambrook, Hamswell, Hanham, Hankerton, Hawkeridge, Hawkesbury Upton, Hawthorn, Haybridge, Haydon, Heddington, Hemington, Henbury, Henleaze, Henton, Hewish, Heytesbury, Heywood, High Littleton, Hilmarton, Hilperton, Hilperton Marsh, Hinton Blewitt, Hinton Charterhouse, Holcombe, Holt, Horningham, Horton (near Bristol), Horton (near Devizes), Hullavington, Hutton (near Weston-Super-Mare), Iron Acton, Keevil, Kellaways, Kelston, Kenn, Keward, Kewstoke, Keynsham, Kilmersdon, Kilmesdon Common, Kilmington, Kingston Deverill, Kingston Seymour, Kingswood, Kington Langley, Kingwell, Knole Park, Lacock, Lamyatt, Langford, Langridge, Launcherley, Laverton, Lavington, Lawrence Weston, Lea, Leigh-on-Mendip, Limpley Stoke, Little Badminton, Little London, Little Somerford, Little Stoke, Littleton Panell, Littleton-upon-Severn, Litton, Locking, Long Ashton, Longbridge Deverill, Longwell Green, Lower Westwood, Loxton, Luckington, Lullington, Lulsgate, Lydeway, Lympsham, Lyneham, Lypeate, Maiden Bradley, Malmesbury, Mangotsfield, Marden, Mark, Market Lavington, Marksbury, Marshfield, Marston, Meare Heath, Melksham, Mells, Midford, Midsomer Norton, Milton (near Weston-Super-Mare), Minety, Monkton Combe, Monkton Farleigh, Moorlynch, Nailsea, Neston, Nettlebridge, Newton St Loe, North Bradley, North Stoke, North Trowbridge, North Wootton, North Wraxall, Norton Malreward, Norton St Philip, Nunney, Oakhill, Oaksey, Old Down, Old Sodbury, Oldbury-on-Severn, Oldland Common, Olveston, Parbrook, Patchway, Patney, Paulton, Peasedown St John, Pensford, Pickwick, Pill, Pilning, Pilton, Polsham, Portbury, Portishead, Potterne, Poulshot, Priddy, Priston, Pucklechurch, Pylle, Quemerford, Radstock, Rangeworthy, Redhill, Rhodyate, Rodbourne, Rodden, Rode, Rodney Stoke, Rooksbridge, Roundway, Rowde, Rudgeway, St Catherines, Saltford, Sandford, Sea Mills, Seagry, Seend, Semington, Severn Beach, Shapwick, Shaw, Shawford, Shepton Mallet, Shepton Montague, Sherston, Shipham, Shirehampton, Shortwood (near Litton), Shortwood (near Mangotsfield), Shoscombe, Sopworth, Soundwell, South Brewham, South Stoke, South Wraxall, Southmead, Southwick, Stanton Drew, Stanton St Quintin, Staple Hill, Stapleton, Staverton, Steeple Ashton, Stert, Stockton, Stockwood Vale, Stoke Bishop, Stoke Gifford, Stoke Lane, Stoke St Michael, Stoneaston, Stoney Littleton, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Street, Sutton Benger, Sutton Veny, Tadwick, Tellisford, Temple Cloud, Theale, Thornbury, Tickenham, Tilshead, Timsbury, Tinhead, Tockington, Tormarton, Trowbridge, Trudoxhill, Tunley, Turleigh, Twinhoe, Tyntesfield, Tytherington, Ubley, Uphill, Upper Minety, Upper Swainswick, Upton Cheney, Upton Noble, Upton Scudamore, Urchfont, Vobster, Walton (near Street), Walton-in-Gordano, Walton St Mary, Wanstrow, Warleigh, Warminster, Warmley, Weare, Wedhampton, Wedmore, Wellow, Wells, Welton, West Ashton, West Harptree, West Horrington, West Kington, West Lavington, West Pennard, West Town, Westbury, Westbury Leight, Westbury-on-Trym, Westbury Sub Mendip, Westerleigh, Westfield, Westhay, Weston (near Bath), Weston-in-Gordano, Weston-Super-Mare, Whatley, Whitchurch, White Post, Wick, Willsbridge, Winford, Wingfield, Winscombe, Winsley, Winterbourne, Witham Friary, Withyditch, Wookey, Wookey Hole, Woolley, Woolverton, Worle, Worton, Wraxall, Wrington, Writhlington, Yarley, Yarnbrook, Yate, Yatesbury, Yatton (near Bristol), and Yatton Keynell.

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 (1957)

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