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Royal Naval Reserve Records World War One

References to Whalsay in National Archives, Kew, London.

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Name -- Sutherland, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 6410. Date of Birth: 21 November 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/38633 Name -- Polson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 6236. Date of Birth: 27 May 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/38463 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Johnson, John. Place of Birth: Skawtaing, Whalsay, Zetland. Number: C 5780. Date of Birth: 01 September 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/38023 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, William. Place of Birth: Vevoe, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5465. Date of Birth: 06 May 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37700 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5289. Date of Birth: 13 August 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37524 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Moar, Andrew. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3900. Date of Birth: 01 October 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/36117 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, John. Place of Birth: Craids, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3337. Date of Birth: 20 November 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35569 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Robert Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 2828. Date of Birth: 18 August 1879. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35072 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Royal Naval Reserve Ratings' Records of Service (Microfiche Copies). Name -- Hutchison, John. Place of Birth: Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 2805. Date of Birth: 01 November 1879. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35049 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, John George. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 2485. Date of Birth: 03 March 1879. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/34732 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 7123. Date of Birth: 15 February 1901. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/29432 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Thomas George. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 7122. Date of Birth: 16 March 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/29431 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Arthur, Thomas James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 6121. Date of Birth: 02 March 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28431 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5683. Date of Birth: 28 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27992 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, William David. Place of Birth: Marrister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4589. Date of Birth: 07 January 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26894 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Henderson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Lee, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 2597. Date of Birth: February 1884. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/24922 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Zetland. Number: A 6856. Date of Birth: 27 May 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/6868 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Rendall, Lawrence. Place of Birth: Clate, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 2846. Date of Birth: 29 May 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2770 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, William John. Place of Birth: Cready Knowe, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 2519. Date of Birth: 29 March 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2367 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Robert Laurence. Place of Birth: Traywick, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 1580. Date of Birth: 01 January 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/768 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, John. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 1569. Date of Birth: 16 January 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/748 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Alexander Kay. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Zetland. Number: L 1558. Date of Birth: 26 November 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76578 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1260. Date of Birth: 20 September 1868. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76280 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Hugh. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1257. Date of Birth: 22 February 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76277 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Anderson, David. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1181. Date of Birth: 04 September 1858. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76201 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, William. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 741. Date of Birth: 26 November 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75761 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Edward George. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: L 613. Date of Birth: 03 February 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75633 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Barclay, Andrew. Place of Birth: Burns, Whalsay. Number: L 340. Date of Birth: 18 September 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75360 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Lawrence Bruce. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 339. Date of Birth: 05 January 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75359 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, John. Place of Birth: Challister, Whalsay. Number: L 319. Date of Birth: 04 January 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75340 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Zetland. Number: L 289. Date of Birth: 13 August 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75310 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Thomas Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 51. Date of Birth: 02 September 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75072 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 1351. Date of Birth: 19 November 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/72336 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 1213. Date of Birth: 03 September 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/72198 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, Thomas James. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5341. Date of Birth: 02 March 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45621 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5305. Date of Birth: 19 November 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45585 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Robertson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3778. Date of Birth: 17 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43793 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5586. Date of Birth: 25 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37826 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William Robert. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5434. Date of Birth: 02 November 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37669 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Edward George. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5433. Date of Birth: 03 February 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37668 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Thomas. Place of Birth: Shaw Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 4077. Date of Birth: 25 May 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/36299 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Johnston, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 1920. Date of Birth: 25 April 1878. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/34164 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Anderson, Robert George. Place of Birth: Traywick, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 6201. Date of Birth: 08 November 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28511 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Houll, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4195. Date of Birth: 12 June 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26515 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Medal Card of Irvine, Alexander. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Date of Birth: 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1914 - 1925 Reference -- BT 351/1/68427 Subjects -- Medals | Merchant seaman | Operations, battles and campaigns | Conflict Medal Card of Barclay, Robert John. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Date of Birth: 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1914 - 1925 Reference -- BT 351/1/6937 Subjects -- Medals | Merchant seaman | Operations, battles and campaigns | Conflict Name -- Bruce, Laurence John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88290. Date of Birth: 1863. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/91 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Hugh. Place of Birth: Sandwick, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 60433. Date of Birth: 1839. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1878 - 1879 Reference -- BT 164/3/232 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Sutherland, Alexander. Place of Birth: Taft, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88407. Date of Birth: 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/206 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88441. Date of Birth: 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/240 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Sinclair, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 3127 G. Date of Birth: 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1892 Reference -- BT 164/13/328 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1231. Date of Birth: 13 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76251 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 1119. Date of Birth: 16 April 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76139 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1088. Date of Birth: 16 October 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76108 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, John. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 1069. Date of Birth: 25 April 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76089 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Irvine, John. Place of Birth: Hamister, Whalsay. Number: L 847. Date of Birth: 19 November 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75867 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, William. Place of Birth: Challister, Whalsay. Number: L 738. Date of Birth: 02 December 1875. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75758 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Robert. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: L 734. Date of Birth: 10 October 1871. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75754 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William Robert. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: L 614. Date of Birth: 02 November 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75634 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 533. Date of Birth: 06 May 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75553 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1458. Date of Birth: 24 January 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76478 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Arthur, Thomas James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1274. Date of Birth: 02 March 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76294 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, George. Place of Birth: Burns, Whalsay. Number: L 1127. Date of Birth: 27 November 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76147 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Laurence Bruce. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1099. Date of Birth: 03 October 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76119 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Alexander. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1063. Date of Birth: 11 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76083 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 881. Date of Birth: 24 September 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75901 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 828. Date of Birth: 20 July 1893. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75848 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- McWhirter, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 826. Date of Birth: 01 October 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75846 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, Robert. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 740. Date of Birth: 28 November 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75760 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, William. Place of Birth: Vevre, Whalsay. Number: L 681. Date of Birth: 06 May 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75701 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Gray, William Andrew. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 514. Date of Birth: 23 September 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75534 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, James. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 503. Date of Birth: 26 June 1859. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75523 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Magnus. Place of Birth: Clett, Whalsay, Zetland. Number: L 350. Date of Birth: 17 April 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75370 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, John. Place of Birth: Houlland, Whalsay. Number: L 320. Date of Birth: 18 October 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75341 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Williamson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 288. Date of Birth: 22 October 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75309 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, William Bruce. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 244. Date of Birth: 04 September 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75265 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Cready Knowe, Whalsay. Number: L 118. Date of Birth: 28 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75139 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Thomas Hughson. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Zetland. Number: DA 20626. Date of Birth: 04 January 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/67052 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, Hugh. Place of Birth: Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 16457. Date of Birth: 20 July 1891. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/62883 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5848. Date of Birth: 27 May 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/46106 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Robertson, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4376. Date of Birth: 10 May 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44446 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Stewart, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4050. Date of Birth: 30 June 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44072 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Creeds, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3577. Date of Birth: 27 October 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43582 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, William Bruce. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 558. Date of Birth: 04 September 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/40552 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Lawrence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5612. Date of Birth: 13 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37854 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Stewart, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 4084. Date of Birth: 30 June 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/36306 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Hutchinson, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Creido, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4692. Date of Birth: 27 October 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26999 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, William. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4679. Date of Birth: 20 March 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26986 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, James. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay. Number: B 3820. Date of Birth: 11 April 1880. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26142 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Gilbertson, Charles Gifford. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 3305. Date of Birth: 10 May 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/25629 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Robert Laurance. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 983. Date of Birth: 18 August 1879. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/23328 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, John. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay. Number: A 11238. Date of Birth: 23 July 1904. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/11203 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Sutherland, William. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay. Number: A 11237. Date of Birth: 21 November 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/11202 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 10618. Date of Birth: 03 May 1904. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/10584 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Robertson, Laurance. Place of Birth: Isle of Whalsay, Shetlands. Number: A 6926. Date of Birth: 16 June 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/6938 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Kay, Joseph. Place of Birth: Challister, Whalsay. Number: A 2427. Date of Birth: 20 September 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2242 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Medal Card of Polson, Edward. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Date of Birth: 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1914 - 1925 Reference -- BT 351/1/113530 Subjects -- Medals | Merchant seaman | Operations, battles and campaigns | Conflict Name -- McWhirter, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 3101 G. Date of Birth: 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1892 Reference -- BT 164/13/302 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Robertson, Arthur. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 794 E. Date of Birth: 18601908. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1894 - 1896 Reference -- BT 164/10/395 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Sutherland, John. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: 88579. Date of Birth: 1867. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/378 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Barclay, Andrew Macfarlane. Place of Birth: Burns, Whalsay. Number: 88567. Date of Birth: 1860. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/366 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Zetland. Number: L 1551. Date of Birth: 13 October 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76571 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Gilbertson, Peter John. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 1263. Date of Birth: 06 April 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76283 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, John Henry. Place of Birth: Vevoe, Whalsay. Number: L 1199. Date of Birth: 09 January 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76219 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Paton, James. Place of Birth: Vatshoull, Whalsay. Number: L 836. Date of Birth: 23 August 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75856 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Kay, David. Place of Birth: Challister, Whalsay. Number: L 743. Date of Birth: 27 December 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75763 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: L 690. Date of Birth: 17 June 1871. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75710 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 688. Date of Birth: 25 September 1869. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75708 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Thomas Henry. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 412. Date of Birth: 17 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75432 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Andrew John. Place of Birth: Marrister, Whalsay. Number: L 323. Date of Birth: 05 March 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75344 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Anderson, Alexander. Place of Birth: Marrister, Whalsay. Number: L 321. Date of Birth: 09 August 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75342 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Magnus. Place of Birth: Hull, Whalsay. Number: L 287. Date of Birth: 30 August 1891. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75308 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, David. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 280. Date of Birth: 11 May 1891. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75301 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Stewart, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 674. Date of Birth: 30 June 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71965 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 308. Date of Birth: 03 November 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71599 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Laurence John Paton. Place of Birth: Nesting, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 19822. Date of Birth: 24 September 1899. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/66248 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Poleson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 17715. Date of Birth: 18 July 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/64141 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Sinclair, David. Place of Birth: Nesting, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 16449. Date of Birth: 25 March 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/62875 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Thomas Henry. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5164. Date of Birth: 17 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45444 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Shearer, James. Place of Birth: Clett, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4429. Date of Birth: 06 April 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44552 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 1217. Date of Birth: 28 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/72202 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Kay, Alexander. Place of Birth: Shallister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 299. Date of Birth: 10 January 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71590 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Arthur, George. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 22384. Date of Birth: 07 July 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/68810 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Shearer, Robert James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 20275. Date of Birth: 26 August 1899. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/66701 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Robertson, Arthur. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1249. Date of Birth: 24 June 1854. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76269 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, William. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay. Number: L 1221. Date of Birth: 16 August 1871. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76241 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1180. Date of Birth: 30 September 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76200 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, Alexander. Place of Birth: Hamister, Whalsay. Number: L 1129. Date of Birth: 10 October 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76149 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Barclay, Edward. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1101. Date of Birth: 23 March 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76121 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Laurence. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 958. Date of Birth: 05 May 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75978 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, George. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 852. Date of Birth: 10 November 1855. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75872 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Samuel. Place of Birth: Chalister, Whalsay. Number: L 689. Date of Birth: 11 April 1854. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75709 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, John. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: L 684. Date of Birth: 25 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75704 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Laurence Bruce. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay. Number: L 411. Date of Birth: 17 December 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75431 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Polson, William Bruce. Place of Birth: Mainster, Whalsay. Number: L 382. Date of Birth: 01 June 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75402 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Hoxter, Whalsay. Number: L 165. Date of Birth: 03 September 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75186 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Henderson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 58. Date of Birth: 27 October 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75079 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 1335. Date of Birth: 25 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/72320 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutcluson, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Greeds, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 403. Date of Birth: 27 October 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71694 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5318. Date of Birth: 25 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45598 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5180. Date of Birth: 13 August 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45460 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5084. Date of Birth: 27 May 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45364 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Kay, Joseph. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3894. Date of Birth: 20 September 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43916 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: D 3261. Date of Birth: 03 November 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43266 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Thomas George. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 6534. Date of Birth: 16 March 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/38756 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Sutherland, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5950. Date of Birth: 21 November 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/46207 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Simpson, William Robert. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5238. Date of Birth: 02 November 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45518 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, Walter. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 2360. Date of Birth: 17 May 1875. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/34611 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Robertson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 2354. Date of Birth: 23 August 1874. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/34605 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, George. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 1065. Date of Birth: 21 November 1874. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/33310 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 2144. Date of Birth: 09 December 1878. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/42135 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Johnston, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 1663. Date of Birth: 04 February 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/41657 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Simpson, Hector. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 921. Date of Birth: 01 October 1868. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/40915 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, John. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 7010. Date of Birth: 23 July 1904. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/29319 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Andrew John. Place of Birth: Movistar, Whalsay. Number: B 5745. Date of Birth: 05 March 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28054 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Henderson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: B 5560. Date of Birth: 27 October 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27867 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5305. Date of Birth: 27 May 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37540 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4887. Date of Birth: 01 July 1876. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27187 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4007. Date of Birth: 26 February 1881. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies


Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26328 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Kay, Alexander. Place of Birth: Kallister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 3977. Date of Birth: 10 January 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26299 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Thomas. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3806. Date of Birth: 16 November 1878. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/36029 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, James. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3375. Date of Birth: 02 August 1880. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35608 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Robert Bruce. Place of Birth: Houll, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3336. Date of Birth: 21 February 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35568 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Magnus. Place of Birth: Creads, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3335. Date of Birth: 01 May 1878. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35567 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Alexander. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 2245. Date of Birth: 01 November 1883. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/24570 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Poleson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 1631. Date of Birth: 06 May 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/23956 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Sutherland, William. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay. Number: B 7207. Date of Birth: 21 November 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/29516 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: B 6039. Date of Birth: 13 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28349 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5790. Date of Birth: 02 November 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28099 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, John Henry. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5113. Date of Birth: 09 January 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27409 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Robert. Place of Birth: Huxter, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4453. Date of Birth: 09 May 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26764 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Polson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 10874. Date of Birth: 27 May 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/10840 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Johnson, John. Place of Birth: Shawtaing, Whalsay. Number: A 9769. Date of Birth: 01 September 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/9735 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Thomas. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 2797. Date of Birth: 25 May 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2714 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Thomas George. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 11341. Date of Birth: 16 March 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/11306 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 11259. Date of Birth: 09 December 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/11224 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Vivoe, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 1584. Date of Birth: 01 July 1876. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/776 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Medal Card of Robertson, Peter. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Date of Birth: 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1914 - 1925 Reference -- BT 351/1/120816 Subjects -- Medals | Merchant seaman | Operations, battles and campaigns | Conflict

Name -- Jameson, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 40272. Date of Birth: 1827. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1871 - 1872 Reference -- BT 164/2/272 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Anderson, David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 378 K. Date of Birth: 1858. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1891 - 1893 Reference -- BT 164/15/377 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Robert. Place of Birth: Taft, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88406. Date of Birth: 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/205 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88368. Date of Birth: 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/167 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Laurance. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88427. Date of Birth: 1863. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/226 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1516. Date of Birth: 11 June 1857. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76536 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Polson, James. Place of Birth: Marrister, Whalsay. Number: L 1114. Date of Birth: 09 March 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76134 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Anderson, Robert Williamson. Place of Birth: Cready Knowe, Whalsay. Number: L 1070. Date of Birth: 15 September 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76090 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Bruce, Andrew. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1068. Date of Birth: 04 January 1872. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76088 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, William Simpson. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1067. Date of Birth: 27 December 1867. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76087 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1065. Date of Birth: 16 September 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76085 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Rendall, Hector. Place of Birth: Wirley, Whalsay. Number: L 806. Date of Birth: 25 July 1872. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75826 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Anderson, William George. Place of Birth: Marrister, Whalsay. Number: L 742. Date of Birth: 16 September 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75762 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Irvine, Alexander Anderson. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 739. Date of Birth: 10 June 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75759 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Simpson, Henry. Place of Birth: Houll, Whalsay. Number: L 415. Date of Birth: 15 July 1881. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75435 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Sutherland, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 24. Date of Birth: 17 June 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75045 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Kay, Joseph. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 556. Date of Birth: 20 September 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71847 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Robertson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 503. Date of Birth: 17 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71794 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 297. Date of Birth: 26 February 1881. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71588 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Poleson, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 16069. Date of Birth: 10 August 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/62495 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Wishard, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 11971. Date of Birth: 03 January 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/58425 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Bruce, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5324. Date of Birth: 13 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45604 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Johnston, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4390. Date of Birth: 22 November 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44474 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Sutherland, Alexander. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4389. Date of Birth: 06 August 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44472 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Moar, Andrew. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3870. Date of Birth: 01 October 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43890 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3320. Date of Birth: 26 February 1881. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43324 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Henderson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 2755. Date of Birth: 07 February 1884. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/42742 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Sandison, Alexander. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 1235. Date of Birth: 20 August 1871. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/41228 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Irvine, Robert. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 888. Date of Birth: 18 October 1870. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/40882 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Polson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 6657. Date of Birth: 09 December 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/38879 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Arthur, Thomas James. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5640. Date of Birth: 02 March 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37883 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Polson, Andrew John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5328. Date of Birth: 05 March 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37563 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Bruce, Laurence. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3807. Date of Birth: 25 September 1872. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/36030 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Sutherland, Thomas George. Place of Birth: Middgee, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 2275. Date of Birth: 21 June 1880. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/34526 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Simpson, John Angus. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 1121. Date of Birth: 06 May 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/33366 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Polson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 6914. Date of Birth: 27 May 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/29223 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Johnson, John. Place of Birth: Skawtaing, Whalsay. Number: B 6400. Date of Birth: 01 September 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28710 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Irvine, William. Place of Birth: Veure, Whalsay. Number: B 5857. Date of Birth: 06 May 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28166 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Simpson, Thomas Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5856. Date of Birth: 02 September 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28165 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Robertson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5178. Date of Birth: 17 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27473 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 3831. Date of Birth: 03 November 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/26153 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Bruce, Lawrence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 11258. Date of Birth: 18 June 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/11223 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Hughson, James Laurence Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 7643. Date of Birth: 04 June 1887. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/7654 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Medal Card of Simpson, John Angus. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Date of Birth: 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1914 - 1925 Reference -- BT 351/1/128994 Subjects -- Medals | Merchant seaman | Operations, battles and campaigns | Conflict


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Name -- Williamson, Robert Humphrey. Official Number: 180310. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Date of Birth: 28 August 1873. Collection: Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies Date range: 1894 Reference -- ADM 188/299/180310 Subjects -- Armed Forces (General) | Navy

Name -- Irvine, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 3537 H. Date of Birth: 04 March 1874. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1898 - 1899 Reference -- BT 164/14/337 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Shearer, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 3958 A. Date of Birth: 1867. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1894 - 1895 Reference -- BT 164/6/359 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Shearer, James. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88331. Date of Birth: 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/130 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Robertson, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88291. Date of Birth: 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/92 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Shearer, Magnus. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C3504. Date of Birth: 11 December 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1874 - 1909 Reference -- BT 164/20/63 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Hughson, David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88446. Date of Birth: 1867. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/245 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Poleson, Robert. Place of Birth: Scaw, Whalsay. Number: L 1116. Date of Birth: 04 November 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76136 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Irvine, William Andrew. Place of Birth: Cready Knowe, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 1064. Date of Birth: 11 February 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76084 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Kay, Joseph. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 789. Date of Birth: 18 June 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75809 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Arthur, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 750. Date of Birth: 27 September 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75770 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Robertson, Charles. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 735. Date of Birth: 24 November 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75755 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, William John. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay. Number: L 682. Date of Birth: 03 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75702 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Stewart, George. Place of Birth: Sandwick, Whalsay. Number: L 417. Date of Birth: 14 October 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75437 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay. Number: L 410. Date of Birth: 27 September 1893. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75430 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Polson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 398. Date of Birth: 27 May 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75418 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, William. Place of Birth: Tripwell, Whalsay, Zetland. Number: L 351. Date of Birth: 09 August 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75371 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Andrew. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: L 322. Date of Birth: 15 January 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75343 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Wishart, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 245. Date of Birth: 28 February 1865. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75266 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, John George. Place of Birth: Saridwick, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 67. Date of Birth: 03 March 1879. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71358 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 20627. Date of Birth: 18 January 1900. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/67053 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Magnus. Place of Birth: Nesting, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 16184. Date of Birth: 28 June 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/62610 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1364. Date of Birth: 22 July 1857. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76384 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, John. Place of Birth: Tripwell, Whalsay. Number: L 1163. Date of Birth: 16 August 1898. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76183 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Anderson, Robert George. Place of Birth: Traywick, Whalsay. Number: L 1145. Date of Birth: 08 November 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76165 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Thomas John. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 1071. Date of Birth: 29 June 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/76091 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, James George. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 931. Date of Birth: 24 July 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75951 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Ray, Joseph. Place of Birth: Zoar, Whalsay. Number: L 840. Date of Birth: 25 March 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75860 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay. Number: L 770. Date of Birth: 20 July 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75790 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Sutherland, Alexander. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 532. Date of Birth: 06 August 1866. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75552 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 71. Date of Birth: 20 March 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75092 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Anderson, Andrew. Place of Birth: Clate, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: L 15. Date of Birth: 17 October 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/75036 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Johnson, John. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Zetland. Number: D 5508. Date of Birth: 01 September 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45766 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5229. Date of Birth: 06 May 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45509 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Andrew John. Place of Birth: Marister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 1273. Date of Birth: 05 March 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/72258 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4962. Date of Birth: 28 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45242 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Henderson, James. Place of Birth: Lee, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4959. Date of Birth: 27 October 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45239 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Bruce, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 663. Date of Birth: 25 May 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71954 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Houll, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: E 346. Date of Birth: 12 June 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/71637 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Shearer, Magnus. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4419. Date of Birth: 11 December 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44532 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Thomas. Place of Birth: Houll, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3436. Date of Birth: 12 June 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43440 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Kay, Alexander. Place of Birth: Shavister, Whalsay. Number: D 3331. Date of Birth: 10 January 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43335 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Name -- Williamson, John. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 1246. Date of Birth: 07 August 1869. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/41239 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Sutherland, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 676. Date of Birth: 04 November 1869. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/40670 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, John. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 6409. Date of Birth: 23 July 1904. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/38632 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Arthur, Charles. Place of Birth: Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: DA 16454. Date of Birth: 06 July 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/62880 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Thomas Henry. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5324. Date of Birth: 17 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37559 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 5187. Date of Birth: 28 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37421 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Henderson, James. Place of Birth: Lee, Whalsay. Number: C 5164. Date of Birth: 27 October 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/37398 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Johnston, Laurence. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3358. Date of Birth: 22 November 1864. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35589 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 7462. Date of Birth: 09 December 1902. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/29771 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Poleson, John. Place of Birth: Isbister, Whalsay. Number: B 6154. Date of Birth: 25 December 1897. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28464 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Thomas Henry. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: B 5842. Date of Birth: 17 December 1895. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28151 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, Edward George. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5794. Date of Birth: 03 February 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28103 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5702. Date of Birth: 13 August 1894. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28011 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Stewart, John. Place of Birth: Sandwick, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 2614. Date of Birth: 23 April 1875. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/24939 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, John. Place of Birth: Tobister, Whalsay, Zetland. Number: D 5963. Date of Birth: 23 July 1904. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/46220 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, Andrew John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 5130. Date of Birth: 05 March 1896. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/45410 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, Laurence. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4547. Date of Birth: 18 June 1863. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44786 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Laurence John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4495. Date of Birth: 13 June 1863. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44684 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Thomas. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 4037. Date of Birth: 25 May 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/44059 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Leask, Magnus. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 3632. Date of Birth: 04 July 1883. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/43639 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Peter. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 1329. Date of Birth: 07 August 1871. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/41322 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Smith, Robert John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: D 629. Date of Birth: 28 August 1863. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/40623 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Robert John. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: C 3355. Date of Birth: 02 November 1881. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/35585 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Henry. Place of Birth: Huxter, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 2845. Date of Birth: 07 November 1890. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2769 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Stewart, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Sandwick, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 2827. Date of Birth: 30 June 1889. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2750 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Polson, Peter David. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5788. Date of Birth: 27 May 1892. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/28097 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Simpson, William. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5673. Date of Birth: 27 May 1885. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27982 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, Gilbert. Place of Birth: Creids, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 5399. Date of Birth: 27 October 1888. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27706 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, John. Place of Birth: Alma, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4829. Date of Birth: 05 September 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27134 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Leask, Magnus. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 4771. Date of Birth: 04 July 1883. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/27076 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Andrew. Place of Birth: Clare, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 2628. Date of Birth: 07 November 1884. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/24953 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Hutchison, John. Place of Birth: Craids, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 1728. Date of Birth: 20 November 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/24053 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Williamson, Robert Bruce. Place of Birth: Koull, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 1727. Date of Birth: 21 February 1882. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/24052 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Robert John. Place of Birth: Shaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 1661. Date of Birth: 02 November 1881. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/23986 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Bruce, Thomas. Place of Birth: Westhouse, Shaw, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: B 1655. Date of Birth: 16 November 1878. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/23980 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hutchison, John. Place of Birth: Brough, Whalsay. Number: B 969. Date of Birth: 01 November 1879. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/23314 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Anderson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Toft, Isbister, Whalsay. Number: A 11342. Date of Birth: 15 February 1901. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/11307 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


Name -- Moar, Andrew. Place of Birth: East Burns, Whalsay. Number: A 2426. Date of Birth: 01 October 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/2241 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Robertson, Robert James. Place of Birth: Lochend, Isbister, Whalsay, Shetland. Number: A 1806. Date of Birth: 17 August 1886. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1908 - 1955 Reference -- BT 377/7/1191 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Irvine, George. Official Number: J73747. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Date of Birth: 07 July 1891. Collection: Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies Date range: 1917 Reference -- ADM 188/794/73747 Subjects -- Armed Forces (General) | Navy Name -- Hughson, Robert. Official Number: 180311. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Date of Birth: 30 November 1872. Collection: Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies Date range: 1894 Reference -- ADM 188/299/180311 Subjects -- Armed Forces (General) | Navy Name -- Leask, John. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 3579 H. Date of Birth: 17 September 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1898 - 1899 Reference -- BT 164/14/379 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Hughson, Andrew John. Place of Birth: Marrister, Whalsay. Number: 3182 G. Date of Birth: 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1892 Reference -- BT 164/13/383 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy


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Name -- Bruce, Robert. Place of Birth: Whalsay, Shetland. Number: 88280. Date of Birth: 1862. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1890 - 1891 Reference -- BT 164/5/81 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy Name -- Polson, John. Place of Birth: Skaw, Whalsay. Number: 3184 G. Date of Birth: 1873. Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies Date range: 1892 Reference -- BT 164/13/385 Subjects -- Merchant seaman | Navy

Whalsay RNR  

References in National Archives, Kew, London, to Whalsay, Shetland, in the Royal Naval Reserve Records for World War One.

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