England Useful Addresses for Military and Service Organizations P to Z (National Institute)

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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course English: Occupation Records-Professions and Trades and English: Occupations-Military & Services  by Dr. Penelope Christensen. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Useful Addresses (cont.)[edit | edit source]

Port of London Police Archives c/o
Police Station, Tilbury Dock, Tilbury
Essex RM18 7DU
The British Postal
Museum and Archive
Freeling House, Phoenix Place
London WC1X 0DL
The National
Ruskin Avenue, Kew, Richmond
Surrey TW9 4DU
RAF Personal
Management Agency
RAF Innsworth, Gloucester GL3 1EZ
RAF records (those
who served in WWI and after)
P Man 2b(1), RAF Personnel Management Centre, HQ PTC
Innsworth, Gloucestershire GL3 1EZ
RAF records (WWII) Ministry of defence, Bourne Ave, Hayes Middlesex,
England UB3 1RF
Brief details from:
RAF Personal Management Centre, (CS) 2a(2), Innsworth,
Gloucestershire GL3 1EZ
RAF Dept of
Aviation Records
(Archives and
Hendon Aerodrome, London NW9 5LL
Railway Ancestors
Family History
Lundy Guest House, King Edward Street Barmouth, Gwynedd
Email: rafhs@binternet.com
Railway and Canal
Historical Society
Red Cross - Within Britain
Director, International Welfare Department, British Red Cross
Society, 44 Morefields, London EC2Y 9AL

-From outside Britain
International Council of the Red Cross, Archives Division, 19 Avenue
dela Paix, CH-1202, Geneva, Switzerland.
Registry of Shipping and Seamen Anchor Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff, Wales CF24 5JW (for merchant seamen 1941 to date)
Royal Armouries Situated in London, Fort Nelson near Portsmouth,
and Leeds in Yorkshire.
Royal Arsenal Woolwich Historical Society Room 132, Building 22, Royal Arsenal West Woolwich,
London SE18 6ST
Royal Engineers Museum Prince Arthur Road, Gilligham Kent ME4 4UG
Royal Marines
Drafting and Record
HMS Centurion, Grange Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO12 9XA
Royal Marines Museum Eastney, Southsea, Hampshire PO4 9PX
Royal Military Police Archivist, Roussillon Barracks, Chichester, Sussex PO19 4BL
Royal Naval Museum Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport
Hampshire PO12 2AS
Royal Navy Submarine Museum Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport
Hampshire PO12 2AS
Scots Guard Regimental Adjutant, Regimental Headquarters, Scots Guards,
Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ
Society of Nautical Research National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich,
London SE10 9NF
Society of Genealogists 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
London EC1M 7BA
South African War Database
Southampton City
Record Office
Civic Center, Southampton
Hampshire SO14 7LY
Email: city.archives@southampton.gov.uk
Telephone books
Thomas Cook Company Archives Thomas Cook Archives, The Thomas Cook Business Park,
Conings by Road, Petersborough
London PE3 8SB
University of
Maritime Archives
Maritime History Archives, Memorial University of Newfoundland,
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 5S7
Victorian Military Society 20 Priory Road Newbury RG14 7QN
War Pensions Agency Archives Registry, Scholefield Mill
Brunswick Street, Nelson
Lancashire BB9 0HU
Waterways Trust The National Waterways Museum
Ellesmere Port, South Pier Road, Cheshire, CH65 4Fw
Email: waterwaystrust.co.uk antony.tiernan@the waterwaystrust.co.uk
Western Front Association
World Ship Society
WSS, 17 Birchdale Road, Appleton, Warrington Cheshire,WA4
5AR United Kingdom
Ship photographs Cliff Parsons, 6 Kathkin Avenue
Manchester M8 4QL
Warship photographs Brian Hargreaves, 7 Millview Drive, Tynmouth, Tyne and Ware NE30


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