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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Over 450 friends died in prison in the 17th century . Cases of persecution were
recorded in books of sufferings at Monthly , Quarterly and Yearly Meetings . A
separate Meeting was established in the late 17th century to consider the ...
By the 16th century these obligations had been substantially reduced and the
most important were the king ' s rights over minors who were the heirs of
deceased tenants - in - chief . The king had custody of such heirs , the right to
arrange their ...
Some elementary schools were established by the church for young children in
the 16th century ( the classes were often held in the parish church ) , but few
records survive from before the 19th century . The church also began to regulate
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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