Saturday, 2 October 2010

Findmypast add more Chelsea Pensioner records online

Findmypast have just added 341,888 new records and 1,928,868 images to theire Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records collection for the period 1901-1913.

This latest batch complete series WO97
and brings the total amount of Chelsea Pensioner records and images on to 1,033,845 records and 6,131,443 images for the period 1760-1913.

This is obviously a fantastic resource for any military researcher. As a quick guide as to how it can be of value for Scots military researchers, on checking the number of records for one regiment, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) there are 5,020 records. That's just one regiment!

More information on this series can be found here.

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