Many thanks for your email. I had thought the same that the death should be
recorded at the destination of the ship and I am going to see if there is a
Surgeons Log somewhere for the Indus.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gay Fielding" <gayze(a)tpg.com.au>
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 9:58 AM
Subject: Re: [SRILANKA] DEATH AT SEA FROM CEYLON
>From my experience, if a person died at sea, their death was recorded when
the ship reached it's destination. In your case this would be the UK...
However, I have also found that deaths at sea, commenced being recorded
from 1854 onwards and they are very sparse in numbers or in detail.
My only suggestion is perhaps her death may be noted in the Surgeon's Log
the Sick list, for the ship on which she travelled..if you could track
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