Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP)

The Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984.

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WO 22 - Royal Hospital Chelsea: returns of payment of Army and other pensions 1842-1883

Search Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensions to find documents related to soldier pensions.

The date of admission to out-pensioners gives an indication as to when the soldier retired from the armed forces. Information also includes:

  • the rate of pension paid
  • when a pension was expired, reduced, renewed, or increased
  • soldiers’ change of address
  • date of death

To narrow your search results in Findmypast to WO 22 - Royal Hospital Chelsea: Returns Of Payment Of Army and Other Pensions 1842-1883:

  1. Go to British Army Service Records
  2. Start typing WO 22 in the 'SERIES' field
  3. Select WO 22 - Royal Hospital Chelsea: Returns Of Payment Of Army and Other Pensions 1842-1883:
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  4. Enter the soldier name and regiment in the relevant fields.
  5. SEARCH
  6. In your search results, you can choose from a transcript, or see an image of the original document.