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 Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History Mark D. Herber.
CHAPTER 25 EDUCATION The records of schools and universities include
genealogical information such as a child ' s parentage , date of birth and place of
elementary school , and took examinations set by government inspectors . ...
Information about schools , particularly special events ( such as school
excursions or charitable fund - raising events ) may also be reported in local
As a further example , the registers and school lists of Eton have been published
for 1441 – 1698 in Sterry ( 747 ) , for 1698 ... is that for Edward Bullock , which
also illustrates how families in British colonies often sent their children to schools
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