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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There are many different series of law reports , some by a particular reporter and
some for cases from a particular court . From 1866 there are official reports for
each superior English civil court ( or from 1875 for each division of the High Court
From the late 17th century journalists also prepared detailed reports ( for
publication ) of cases at the Old Bailey sessions . The reports , entitled The
proceedings upon the King ' s commissions of the peace , of oyer and terminer
and gaol ...
I ; Stevens & Sons ( 1902 ) reprint by Professional Books ( 1987 ) ( 662 ) The
English reports , vol . ... Sons ( 1932 ) reprint by Professional Books ( 1986 ) ( 665
) The 42nd annual report of the deputy keeper of the public records , HMSO (
1881 ) ...
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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