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British Prisoners Held in U.S. during War of 1812

Date Range: 

1812

Resource Format: 

  • Online

Special Group: 

  • Military

Record Type: 

  • Military Conflict

Additional Information: 

Source: National Archives, Kew, London. Ref. ADM 103/466 
It consists of digital photos of the original record-books in which the prisoners' names were written.
About 15,000 names are listed.
It includes army and navy prisoners plus those taken from merchant vessels and privateers.
The books are arranged by the first letter of the surname only--i.e. all the names starting with B are together, but not in alphabetical order.