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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I knew that the sister ( Ann ) had taken to her bed when her husband died , and
stayed there until she died about twenty years later . I mentioned this and my aunt
then remembered visiting her . However , you should be cautious and compare ...
For example , you may find a marriage of ancestors in one parish , and then only
find the baptisms of the second and later children of the couple . It was very
common for a mother to return to her parents ' home ( in a nearby parish ) for the
There were also county - wide newspapers , listed by Gibson , that dealt with
events in Tiverton and so might be useful to anyone researching a Tiverton family
: Tiverton Gazette 1858 – 1920 & later ( Colindale and Tiverton Museum )
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