Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History
"Intended for both beginning and experienced genealogists, this guide to tracing British records provides material for navigating archives and a variety of printed sources. Early chapters outline basic steps such as drawing family trees, using census records and searching for birth, marriage, and death certificates. Others outline strategies for organizing research and making use of the Internet and other technology. For experienced genealogists there is detailed information on legal, military, professional-association, and property records. There is extensive information regarding Church of England parish registers, as well as information for tracing Catholic, Jewish, and other nonconformist records. The book is further enhanced by almost 100 illustrations of various records, wills, gravestones, and family photographs."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Title", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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CR Offices usually hold the records of the local courts , schools and Boards of
Guardians ( who administered the poor law from ... Most CR Offices hold those
parts of the IGI and census returns for the county or other area which they serve .
They may be in record offices for other counties ( or even countries ) because
they form part of a family ' s ( or ... Deeds of the Devon and Cornwall properties
are at Devon CR Office in Exeter , but those for most other counties are at
Many remain in private hands ( perhaps in estate or solicitors ' offices ) with other
documents , including leases , rent registers and correspondence files . Many
estate records have fortunately been deposited at CR Offices . Emmison ( 222 ) ...
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND MEMORABILIA
ORGANISATION OF YOUR RESEARCH MATERIAL
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