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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Guildhall Library holds a microfiche copy of the complete index and some other
archives have copies of the sections covering their own counties . Boyd ' s index
records the spouses ' names , the name of the parish and the year of marriage .
These are Palmer ' s Index , covering 1791 to 1941 and the Official Index to The
Times , covering 1785 to 1790 and 1906 to date . These index the obituary and
bankruptcy notices , criminal trials , civil court actions , fires , highway robberies ...
Cox & Padfield ( 220 ) lists the country and covering dates of most of the registers
and some are listed in Yeo ( 978 ) . A few examples are : Belgium : Brussels ,
marriages 1816 – 1890 China : Shanghai , marriages 1852 – 1951 France : Paris
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