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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However , it is worthwhile obtaining a copy of the grant since it may contain
further useful information or there may be mistakes in the calendar . Contents of a
will George Keates executed his will in 1867 . When probate was granted , court
I turned to the classes of evidence , to see if any further records ( such as
depositions ) had survived for this case , perhaps confirming the relationship . I
have not yet found any such evidence , but I did find records of a further case
brought in ...
You can then search parishes that are further away , in ever expanding circles .
You should concentrate on parishes in and around market towns , or further
along a main road from the parish in which you have already found your
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND MEMORABILIA
ORGANISATION OF YOUR RESEARCH MATERIAL
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