1-1 Merchant Navy Advice Session

Do you have Merchant Navy ancestors? Need some advice in how to trace or interpret their records? 

Our popular specialist family history advice sessions have returned.  These sessions are 1-1, free of cost, online and available to members and non-members alike. 

Three 1-1 slots are available in this session:

1: 14.00 – 14.20

2: 14.35 – 14.55

3: 15.10 – 15.30

Pre-booking is required because full joining instructions will be emailed to attendees in advance. You will also be asked to confirm the advice you are seeking, so that we can make the session as useful as possible for you. Bookings close one week before the event.

To take part in an advice slot you will need a computer device with speakers. Ideally, also a webcam and microphone. You also need to be able to access the internet from it. First-time users of Zoom, will be asked to download a small piece of software, which will be sent in advance. Technical help is available, please contact  

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  • Tony Wright
    Tony Wright

    Tony is a veteran family historian with a special interest in the history and records of the merchant navy.
    Tony’s expertise in computer software programmes and datasets has also led him to developing an expertise in family history websites. As the Society’s Database Manager he regularly supplies transcription data to Findmypast. He has worked on the county-wide CDs Berkshire Baptisms, Berkshire Marriages, Berkshire Burials, Berkshire Probate, Berkshire War Memorials, and Berkshire and the War. Most recently he has developed data download products for the Society.

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