Surgeon’s Journals on convict ships and emigrant ships contain a wealth of information detailing patient names and ailments and a summary of the voyage (ADM 101).
Captains and Masters Logs record weather observations and shipboard life, crew members and ports of call etc. (ADM 51,52,54)
Browse the online version of the Admiralty Handbook to locate classes that list and describe records relevant to your research.
Print copies of the handbook are also available in the Library at the Family History and Special Collections Desks:
Browse the Guide to the Records of the Admiralty to locate classes of records and view digitised documents relevant to your research.
Alternatively, select from the following list, a popular class of Admiralty records.
(For a quick view of all Admiralty classes see the Admiralty Handbook Contents List)
Popular classes of Admiralty records: