John Frederick Crothers, Papers

Scope and Content

John Frederick Crothers was employed initially as a galley boy and later as a certified ship's cook with the merchant navy. The papers include a volume recording his certificates of discharge taken from the lists of crew and official log book. The volume records the names of ships on which he served.

Administrative / Biographical History

The records relate to the late John Frederick Crothers as a merchant seaman and ship's cook.


The volume and enclosed papers are numbered chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

The records were donated by Mr Crothers' widow.

Other Finding Aids

Detailed list available.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Morgan for the Glamorgan Archives.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained with the family until donation.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Shipping registers 1824-1994 (ref. DRBS/C/1-2)