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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BAPTISMS From 1538 to 1812 , typical parish register entries for baptisms were
in the following forms : Baptised 1698 April 6th Samuel , son of ... A baptism entry
in early registers may only record the date and the names of the child and father ...
The act required detailed information to be recorded for baptisms . In addition to
the date of baptism and the child ' s name , Rose ' s Act also required the register
to include the names of the parents , their abode , the father ' s quality , trade or ...
Baptisms + 232 1747 Jan . - 1749 Dec . Wyatt , Symson , Tarrant , Deneveu
Baptisms + In no . 276 ( Section 102 ) 233 1747 Jan .1750 Dec . Wyatt , Symson ,
Tarrant , Deneveu , Crawford 1747 Mar .1754 Mar . See no . 230 1747 May1747
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