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

Date Range: 

1812

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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.

Champlain Society Digital Collection

Date Range: 

various dates

Additional Information: 

Among many other titles, the collection includes :

Wood, William, ed. Select British Documents of the Canadian War of 1812.  (3 Volumes.) Toronto: Champlain Society, 1920-1928. Kingston before the War of 1812: A Collection of Documents, by Richard Arthur Preston. 1959.

Print: 

Microfilm: 

British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series)

Date Range: 

1812

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What to Search:

Scroll down to Digitized Microforms > British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series)

These are records about the British Army in Canada, Loyalist regiments, the War of 1812, the Canadian militia, etc.
Both the index (card file) and documents consist of many reels of un-transcribed/un-indexed microfilm.

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National Archives U.K. -- War Office - British Army Lists (WO 65)

Date Range: 

1811 - 1816

Additional Information: 

These list the names of officers who served in the British Army, including those who served in Canada.
To learn more about the Digital Microfilm section of DocumentsOnline, and to view the full list of years and topics, visit http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/digital-microfilm.asp

View scans of microfilmed records on your computer.
Search by regiment.
The files are very large, so be aware that they will take a long time to load. Some are 800 pages long. 
At the present time (December 2011) they are free of charge. 
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The series covers the years from 1759 through 1834. The following links cover the period around the War of 1812: