Discoveries in the Coastguards’ Index on SoG Data Online

During recent research, I came across an 1861 census entry giving the occupation as Coast Guardsman.  Knowing that there is a Coastguards’ Index on SoG Data Online, I logged into my account and searched for Joseph Wale using the advanced search.  Four entries appeared for Joseph Wale, all giving a date of birth of 1826 which aligned with the census data.

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