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 streets section of a directory ( as shown in illustration 36 ) would list some (
or in later years most ) of the heads of household in each street , usually in
numerical order of the houses in which they lived , down one side of the street
and then ...
APPENDIX VII COUNTY RECORD OFFICES AND OTHER ARCHIVES England
Bedfordshire Bedfordshire Record Office , County Hall , Cauldwell Street ,
Bedford MK42 9AP Berkshire Berkshire Record Office , Shire Hall , Shinfield Park
Hereford and Worcester Hereford Record Office , Harold Street , Hereford HR1
2QX Hereford and Worcester Record Office , County Hall , Spetchley Road ,
Worcester WR5 2NP Worcester ( St Helen ' s Branch ) Record Office , Fish Street
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