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Stephen Gavin
2003 - 2011
brig Elizabeth Jane
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Brig Elizabeth Jane - launched Nova Scotia 1817 - Lost July 1854 off the coast of Yorkshire - Found Robin Hood's Bay, July 2003
Research Links
Archives & Collections Society A not-for-profit foundation dedicated to maritime history and conservation, marine research and nautical education
Archives Canada 'Archives Canada is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada'
Bob Sanders' Mariners Site A huge resource for those tracing British seamen and their ships
Canadian Encyclopedia 'Canadian Encyclopedia comprises the complete text and multimedia of the indispensable reference work originally published in 1985.'
Canadian Heritage Ship Database The Ship Information Database is based on an original design by the Nova Scotia Museum and has been developed by the Federal Archaeology Office in cooperation with the provinces of Nova Scotia, British Columbia and Ontario and the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston. Hosting services are provided by the Canadian Heritage Information Network
Genes Reunited A method of sharing with others - Census records etc.
Google Maps Find places and make your own maps
Hansard 1803-2005 This site is generated from information from Hansard, the Official Report of debates in Parliament.
Location of Lloyd's Registers & Lists Location of Lloyd's Registers of Shipping and Lloyd's List
Maritime Museums A list of Maritime Museum websites from around the world
National Archives (The) 1000 years of UK government information, from parchment to websites
National Maritime Museum National Maritime Museum Research Library
National Maritime Museum - COLLECTIONS ONLINE The National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory, Greenwich, have a collection of over 2 million objects about the sea, ships, astronomy and time.
Our Roots (Canada) Canadian local histories in French and English. Search book contents.
ParishRegister.Com ', the Family History Web Site of Docklands Ancestors Ltd. for those tracing their Docklands, East End and Thames Watermen & Lightermen Ancestors.' Add a Search Engine to your website - Free
Portcities_UK Maritime histories of UK port cities.
Red & Green Book Entries 1819-1833 Transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping by Gilbert Provost
Register of Ships Register of Ships - Transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping from 1764 up to 2003, by Gilbert Provost with assistance from Pauline Joicey.
Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre 'The Scarborough Maritime Heritage group have opened an office at 36 Eastborough, Scarborough (open Friday to Sunday 11am till 4pm). An initial aim is to build up an archive of Scarborough and Yorkshire coast maritime life. Other activities are being planned.'
Shipwrecked Mariners Society The Shipwrecked Mariners' Society provides financial help to merchant seafarers,
fishermen and their dependants in need. Shipwrecks UK Ltd offers '...the most comprehensive source of information about shipwrecks in the sea areas surrounding Great Britain and Ireland. With the ability to draw on and interactively analyse the data, we are able to provide context and connections : the resource has become a microcosm of the UK's, Ireland's and the wider international community's maritime heritage.'
SUFFOLK Family History Society Genealogical links for Suffolk
Suffolk Records Office Source of documents about Elizabeth Jane
The Maritime History Virtual Archives A very informative site with many links by Lars Bruzelius
The Ships List The Ships List will help you find your ancestors on ships' passenger lists. It as immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, as well as passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and South Africa