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From: Ian Westergaard <>
Subject: Re: [nz] 1861 UK Census
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2009 11:50:08 +1200
HMS Eagle may have been a training ship.
Try Google - you will get a lot of hits.
On Tue, 1 Sep 2009 10:35:14 +1200, "n.sduffy" <>
> My gr grandfather is listed as 'William E Slipper, Boy 1st Class,age 15,
> Southampton, Royal Navy, HMS Eagle.' in the 1861 Census
> I would value any information regarding as to how he would have been
> eligible and anything about the HMS Eagle. His father had been a
> sailor and drowned when he was about 8 years old.
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