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Maritime and overseas

Ancestors from abroad and those who worked on the seas

Ancestors from the Caribbean

A guide to resources available for tracing family

Ancestors from the Far East

Including China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore

Ancestors from the Indian subcontinent

Including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal

Great Yarmouth maritime sources

Merchant navy sources at the NRO and borough archives

Seamen and shipping

How to trace the history of a ship and find its crew members