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From: "Jo Taylor" <>
Subject: Re: Merchant Seamen.
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 1999 14:26:43 +0200
Colchester is a port and long standing military town in Essex - opposite
side of England to Devon. Up from London & turn right a bit, 50 or so miles.
>Could some one enlighten me about the word Colchester please? I
>to know about BT 167/103: Colchester:register of apprentice seamen,
>1704-1757, 1804-1844. Is this a particular port, or the name of the