Source Information Upper Brittany, France Sailors & Marine Workers, 1711-1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: ABGH Parchemin, compileur. Marins, ouvriers de marine, et armateurs de Bretagne 1711–1907. Base de données électroniques. Rennes, France: ABGH Parchemin, 2009.

About Upper Brittany, France Sailors & Marine Workers, 1711-1907

This collection contains an index of sailors, marine workers, and ship owners from Upper Brittany, born between 1711 and 1907. The information was extracted by members of the French genealogical association ABGH Parchemin from sailor union, marine worker, ship owner, and boat bond lists. While it is not a comprehensive index for this time and region, it does include over 40,000 records from Cancale, Dinan, Dinard, Saint-Enogat, Saint-Suliac, Saint-Malo, Le Vivier sur Mer, and Rennes.

Information listed in this database may include:

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Place of occupation
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Physical description
  • Names of parents

The database also includes the full text for each indexed record, which may provide additional information.