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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established on a permanent basis in 1853 and the Commissioners have been
responsible for the supervision of charities since that time . HOSPITALS Much
useful information about hospitals and their records is provided by Bourne &
Some elementary schools were established by the church for young children in
the 16th century ( the classes were often ... some nonconformists were permitted
to teach and Jews and Quakers were permitted to establish their own schools .
The EIC also controlled land around the forts and trading posts that it established
in places such as China , Malaysia , Afghanistan , St Helena , Aden and the Gulf .
Excellent records of the EIC and the India Office ( concerning government ...
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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