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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Furthermore , the sources used by Boyd were usually published transcripts of
registers . Therefore , his index is sometimes two transcriptions away from an
original register . COUNTY INDEXES Many other indexes have been compiled ...
Despite this requirement , one or both of the couple might simply take up
temporary residence in a parish in which they wished to marry and these
temporary residents usually had little difficulty in obtaining a licence . Hardwicke '
s Marriage Act ...
The recitals ( usually contained in a clause starting with the word whereas ) can
be extremely important , because they often summarise earlier relevant
transactions . Thus a deed can record a sale of property from Mr Smith to Mr
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND MEMORABILIA
ORGANISATION OF YOUR RESEARCH MATERIAL
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