Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History
This is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to tracing British ancestry, equally suitable for beginners and those who have already started the search for their roots. The book guides the researcher for their roots. The book guides the researcher through the substantial British archives with a detailed finding aids or indexes. the early chapters include advice on obtaining information from relatives, drawing on family trees and starting research in the records of births, marriages and deaths, or in census records; later chapters guide researchers to the records that are ore that are more difficult to find and use, such as legal and property records.
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Official army lists have been published in a number of overlapping series: a list of
1740, annual lists from 1754 to 1878, monthly lists from 1798 to 1939 and
quarterly or half-yearly lists since 1879. Most of the lists are arranged by regiment
Walker (556) list all Royal Navy warships (about 13,000 of them) and Colledge (
543) lists about 1 1 ,000 other naval ships. Certain popular names were given to
a succession of ships and these works list each ship bearing a name and ...
(c) 1857—1860 Crew lists for these years are also in BT 98 but arranged by year
and by ships' official numbers. These numbers are noted in the Mercantile Navy
List, published annually from 1850 (copies are at the PRO or, from 1857, ...
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Herber's 1998 volume has been updated to include the genealogical powers of the Internet and electronic media. The original won the McColvin Medal from Britain's library community and received a glowing review inLJ . Read full review
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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
AN INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND MEMORABILIA
ORGANISATION OF YOUR RESEARCH MATERIAL
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