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#1 TaffyBlue

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Posted 12 June 2005 - 06:30 AM

Can anyone help me find out where I can search for names of people who have died at sea?

My gt-grandfather was a mariner who I have traced on the 1861, 71, 81 & 91 census ... but then he disappears. His wife is listed on the 1901 census living as a boarder. I have searched all the death indexes on Ancentry but nothing comes up.

Therefore I am assuming he may have died at sea somewhere between 1891 and 1900. Where can I find a list of those who may have died at sea during this time?

Any help would be appreciated.

#2 Laura

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Posted 15 June 2005 - 08:55 PM

Assuming that the censuses you mentioned were Great Britain censuses, you may get some ideas where to search for a death at sea from this site.

http://maxpages.com/...tfamily/Britain


Search www.google.com for British death at sea for other web pages on this subject.


I hope this helps,

Laura