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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The letters of administration that were granted in respect of his estate are shown
in illustration 42 . Letters of administration could be granted in other cases . For
example , the deceased might have left a valid will , but without naming any ...
The clerk also noted , in the register , the details of the grant of probate : Proved
10th January 1871 by the oaths of John Josiah Keates the son and Anna Keates
widow , the relict , two of the executors to whom admon was granted , power ...
These have entries for each probate granted and should include the deceased ' s
name , occupation , the date of the grant of probate and the executors ' names . In
the case of administrations , there may be an Admon Act book , naming the ...
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND MEMORABILIA
ORGANISATION OF YOUR RESEARCH MATERIAL
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