Friday, 22 July 2011

Nineteenth century soldiers - TNA podcast

The National Archives at Kew has released a new podcast on 19th century soldiers' records. here's the blurb:

Nineteenth century soldiers: getting the most from online resources
Published date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 13:00:00 GMT

This talk aims to explain the intricacies of soldiers' service records online, in record series WO 97, and how using the records of the First World War is something which should be considered when researching nineteenth-century soldiers. William Spencer is The National Archives' principal military specialist, and has worked for The National Archives for the past 17 years. He is the author of a number of books including 'Army Records: A guide for family historians'.

Author: William Spencer Duration: 37:08

The podcast can be downloaded to or listened via the site at


1 comment:

Joanne said...

Love the new layout, very fresh looking :)