The records are from the Army Muster Books
, held at the National Archives in Kew, West London.
They are equally familiar with other sources found among admiralty papers including muster books
, half-pay books, lieutenants' examination warrants, ships' logs and court martial proceedings, which have also been used by the author.
and Pay Lists of the Kings American Regiment (1782-1783) WO 12/10821, Great Britain War Office, Loyalist Collection of Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.
Dr Tony Barrow, who lives in Embleton in Northumberland and lectures at Newcastle College, made several visits to the National Archives centre at Kew in London to trawl through the muster books
of the warships which fought at Trafalgar.
Donohoe has indexed the personnel in the War Office Muster Books
and Pay Lists.