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Biographical details The Chatham Chest, established in 1590, was the world’s first funded occupational pension scheme, it paid pensions to Royal Navy seamen becoming disabled on active service.
Description CHATHAM Chest, Copy of Decree re
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Finding Reference MSS/84/142
Catalogue section Uncatalogued material
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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