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Record No: mha00000168
Fonds Title:Colonial Office fonds
Series Title: Series CO 27 Bahamas. Shipping returns
Dates: Microfilmed 19 [7?] (originally created 1721-1815)
Location: Mic. 1-2-4-6 and 2-5-1-1
Creator: Great Britain. Colonial Office.
Level of Description: Series
Extent: 2 reels of microfilm.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: See the Guide to the Contents of the Public Record Office or MHA finding aid 41.
Scope and Content: Series consists of part of the colonial office record series Bahamas. Miscellanea, which contains newspapers, shipping and other returns and blue books of statistics, 1721-1840.
The MHA has volumes 12 - 15 from this series, containing Naval Office shipping returns, 1726-1815; these give a list of vessels clearing inwards and outwards, with master's names, rig and tonnage of the vessel, the number of guns and men, owners names, where the vessel was from and whither it was bound. Also contains Treasurer's accounts, 1786-87, and a list of births, marriages and burials, 1784-85.
Reproduction Note: Microfilmed by the Public Record Office, England.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the Public Record Office, England.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 41
Subject: Shipping Bahamas.
Subject: Shipping West Indies.
Subject: Bahamas Commerce.
Subject: West Indies Commerce.
Subject: Naval Office Lists.
Subject: Ship registers.
Subject: Registers of births etc.


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