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These are volumes and files of letters and reports sent from colonial governors, colonial departments, British government departments, and other organisations and individuals to the Colonial Office, on all matters relating to colonial affairs.
For genealogists original correspondence series contain a wealth of information, for example:
Until 1800 the records are arranged by date of despatch. Between 1801 and 1926 the volumes are arranged firstly by governor's letters, then by other government departments and finally by letters from individuals. After 1926 the correspondence is in subject files.
There are no comprehensive indexes into the records but there are finding aids which will help:
Creators: Guy Grannum
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