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 following individuals and organisations have also kindly permitted the
reproduction and inclusion of illustrations : the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -
day Saints ( illustrations 17 – 19 and 30 ) ; Essex Record Office ( 20 and 66 ) ; the
These included my grandfather ( see illustration 5 ) , his brother William Edward
Herber who was killed in the First World War ( illustration 4 ) , his sister , his other
brothers , and their parents , William Henry Herber ( illustration 2 ) and Alice ...
The entries in the registers and notebooks were in similar form to parish registers
as can be seen from illustration 49 , a page from the register in piece RG 7 / 116 ,
with entries from 1 to 3 May 1731 ( the minister is unfortunately not identified ) .
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Herber's book is billed as "the complete guide to British genealogy and family history," and that is exactly what it is. Thoughtfully designed, this orderly, comprehensive, and elegant work guides the ... Read full review