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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course English: Occupation Records-Professions and Trades and English: Occupations-Military & Services  by Dr. Penelope Christensen. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Biblography (cont.)[edit | edit source]

STAMMERS, M.K. West Coast Shipping. Shire Publications.

STAMMERS, M.K. Tugs and Towage. Shire Publications.

STAMMERS, M.K. Steamboats. Shire Publications.

STAPLES, Neil. 2002. Registry of Shipping and Seamen in Family and Local History Handbook 6th edition. Genealogical Services Directory.

STARK, Suzanne J. 1998. Female Tars. Pimblico.

STEWART, Charles H. 1962. The Service of British Regiments in Canada and North America. Ottawa.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 1998-1. 2nd edition. The British Army: Its History, Tradition and Records. Federation of Family History Societies

SWINNERTON, Iain. 1998-2. Indexers and Their Indexes. The Jervis World War I Photographic Index. Family Tree Magazine Vol 14 #7, page 22.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 1998-3. Was There a Chelsea Pensioner in Your Family? Practical Family History. #6, page 7-8.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 1998-4. Get on Parade [Muster Rolls]. Practical Family History. #7, page 4.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 1999. Joining the Army [Recruiting]. Practical Family History. #18, page 5.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2000-1. Soldiers and Sailors Too. [Marines] Family Tree Magazine Part 1. Vol 16 #9, page 61. Family Tree Magazine Part 2. Vol 16 #10, page 17.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2000-1. What Are They Now? [A series on Regiments of the British Army]. Family Tree Magazine. Guards, Dragoons and Lancers. Vol 16 #12, page 65-66.

Scottish Regiments. Vol 17 #1, page 14.
The Origins of the Royal Air Force Vol 17 #2, page 14 2001-4
Welsh Regiments and the Guards. Vol 17 #5, page 14.
Infantry of the Line. Vol 17 #7, page 21.
Infantry (part 2). Vol 17 #8, page 27-28. Infantry (part 3). Vol 17 #10, page 19.
The Saving of the Royal Air Force. Vol 17 #11, page 19
Infantry (part 4). Vol 17 #12, page 55.
Light Infantry [part 5]. Vol 18 #1, page 21.
Infantry(part 6). Vol 18 #2, page 26. 2002-2
Infantry Part 7. Vol 18 #3, page 15.
Infantry. Part 8. Vol 18 #4, page 30.
Infantry. Part 9. Vol 18 #5, page 52.
Infantry. Part 10. Vol 18 #6, pages 54-55.
And continuing....

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2000-3.Women Warriors. Family Tree Magazine Vol 17 #6, page 13.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2001-1.Identifying Your World War I Soldier from Badges and Photographs. Federation of Family History Societies.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2001-2. The Way the Army Works. Family Tree Magazine. Vol 17 #9, page 29-30.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2001-3. Was Your Man at Trafalgar. Family Tree Magazine Vol 17 #4, page 6.

SWINNERTON, Iain. 2002. The Records of the British Army 1660-1920 in Family and Local History Handbook 6th edition. Genealogical Services Directory.

SYRETT, D. and DINARDO, R.L. 1994. The Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy. London. Navy Records Society. A 1970s edition is on FHL film 0908026-7.

TANNER, Matthew. 1996. Scottish Fishing Boats. Shire Publications.

TATNALL, Yvonne. 2001. Watermen and Lightermen. Cockney Ancestor (East of London GHS) #91 page 15-17.

TAYLOR, Arthur. Discovering Military Uniforms. Shire Publications.

TAYLOR, Arthur. Discovering English County Regiments. Shire Publications.

TAYLOR, N.C. 1990. Sources for Anglo-Indian Genealogy in the Library of the Society of Genealogists. Society of Genealogists.

THOMAS, Garth. 1993. Records of the Militia from 1757. Public Record Office.

THOMAS, Garth. 1994. Records of the Royal Marines. Public Record Office.

TITFORD, John. 1998. Have You Tried...? University Registers: Ireland; Vocational Education; Denominational Education (Anglican and Roman Catholic). Family Tree Magazine. Vol 15 #2., page 20-22.

TURNER, H.D.T. 1980. Royal Hospital School Greenwich. Phillimore.

VALLANCE, Heather. 2002. Lost Sons [Boer War]. Family Tree Magazine. Vol 18 #4., page 50-51.

WALKER, Roy S. 1989. Old Occupations: Tollgate Keeper. Family Tree Magazine Vol 5 #7, page 3?.

WARE, Michael E. Canals and Waterways. Shire Publications.

WATTS, Christopher T. and WATTS, Michael J. 1991. 2nd edition. My Ancestor was a Merchant Seaman. How Can I Find Out More About Him? Society of Genealogists.

WATTS, Christopher T. and WATTS, Michael J. 1995. My Ancestor was in the British Army. How Can I Find Out More About Him? Society of Genealogists

WATTS, George. 2000. Drovers and the Drove Roads (a talk to the Southampton Group). Hampshire Family Historian Vol 27 #1 page 54. And the same talk reported in Vol 28 #2 page 129.

WAUGH, Mary. 1987. Smuggling in Kent and Sussex 1700-1840. Countryside Books.

WEBB, Cliff. 2000. London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers Volume 29. Carmens’ Company 1668, 1678-1800. Society of Genealogists.

WELLCOME HISTORICAL MEDICAL LIBRARY. 1968. Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army. Published by author.

WHITAKER, J. 1899. Whitaker’s Naval and Military Directory and Indian Army List containing an alphabetical list of commissioned officers on the active list of both services, together with all senior retired officers, with particulars concerning them; list of the ships of the navy and of the regiments, etc., of the army; an Indian Army List; and a catalogue of war medals and decorations. J. Whitaker, London.  FHL film 1656909.

WHITE, Arthur S. 1965 (Reprint 1988). A Bibliography of the Regimental Histories of the British Army. London Stamp Exchange. Reprint 1992 by Naval and Military Press. FHL book 942 M23was.

WHITE, Paddy. 2001. Student POWs. Family Tree Magazine Vol 17 #6, page 64.

WICKES, H.L. 1974. Regiments of Foot. Osprey.

WIGG, Len. 2001. A Railway Ancestor: Finding More about him from Company Magazines. Devon Family Historian #97, page 29-30.

WILKINSON, F. 1971. Badges of the British Army 1820-1960. Arms and Armour Press.

WILKINSON-LATHAM, R.J. 1972. Discovering British Military Badges and Uniforms. Shire Publications.

WILLIAMS, M.A. 1994. You Won’t Find Anything on Him, Dear! Search for a POW. Family Tree Magazine Vol 10 #11, page 41.

WILLIAMS-MITCHELL, C. 1982. Dressed for the Job. The story of occupational costume. Blandford.

WILSON, Eunice. 1991. The Records of the Royal Air Force. How to find The Few. Federation of Family History Societies.

WISE, Terence and WISE, S. 1999. 9th edition. A Guide to Military Museums and Other Places of Military Interest. Doncaster. [For Regimental Histories and Regimental Museums.]

WOOD, Michael. 2002. Sailor’s Aliases. Family Tree Magazine Vol 18 #6, page 30.

WOOD, Tom. 1995-1. British Army Records Part II in Beginning Your Family History. Family Tree Magazine Vol 11 #5, page 3-4.

WOOD, Tom. 1996. Royal Navy Records. Part I. Family Tree Magazine Vol 12 #4, page 17-19. Part II. Family Tree Magazine Vol 12 #5, page 25-26.

WOOD, Tom. 1998. Latest on Boer War Indexing in Family Tree Magazine Vol 14 #12, page 14, (see also page 18 this issue.)

WOOD, Tom. 1999. Longest Serving Soldier? in Genealogical Miscellany. Family Tree Magazine Vol 15 #10, page 13.

WOOD, Tom. 2001-1. British Prisoners of War and Their Records. Family Tree Magazine. Vol 17 #8, page 55-56.

WOOD, Tom. 2001-2. Female Sailors. Family Tree Magazine. Vol 18 #2, page 18.

WOOD, Tom. 2001-3. Oldest Tar. Family Tree Magazine Vol 17 #8, page 17-18.

WOODWARD, Anne. 2001. Some of Our Ancestors are Missing. [National Monuments Record]. Family Tree Magazine. Vol 17 #8, page 51-52.

WYNN-JONES, Sian. 2000. Not a Genealogical Service. Family Tree Magazine Vol 16 #6, page 48-49.

YOUNG, Peter. 1973. The English Civil War Armies.


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