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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Your own family tree may soon become a vast document with many generations
of ancestors and many lines of cousins . Even if you investigate only your
ancestors , the number of people on the family tree becomes extremely large .
include your ancestors . From the late 19th century , photographs of people were
often made into postcards to be sent to friends or relatives . Postcards were also
made from photographs of local buildings of note , or the local high street .
ancestors and their families . I therefore prepared a schedule of all relatives
known to have taken part in the war and noted the military units in which they
served and whether they survived , died or were wounded . Similar schedules
can be ...
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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