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 most famous guilds were those of London , which were known as livery
companies because of the distinctive livery that was worn by senior members of
each company . There were livery companies for many different trades . By the
There are similar records for the Bakers ' Company . Typical entries ... Members
of livery companies are listed in City of London poll books and electoral registers
. ... Many published histories of the livery companies ( most of which are held by ...
COMPANIES For centuries companies have been given a legal identity or status
by three methods of incorporation : by Royal Charter ( such as certain colonial
trading companies ) , by statute ( for example railway companies ) and since
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