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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Similar certificates were issued to confirm that marriages had taken place , or that
a man had been buried , for example to support widows ' applications for army
pensions . BURIALS The recording of burials also improved between 1538 and ...
A death certificate does not indicate the place or date of burial , but relatives may
hold memorial and funeral cards , or ... If relatives do not know where an ancestor
was buried , you should search first in any churchyards or cemeteries close to ...
There is no national list of cemeteries , but there are some published lists of
burial grounds in particular areas ( which may also note the location of their
burial records ) . There were many burial grounds in London and so Wolfston (
175 ) is ...
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