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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If it shows your parents , grandparents , great grandparents and your sixteen
great great grandparents , it is called a seize ... If it also shows one more
generation ( your thirty - two g . g . g . grandparents ) it is called a trente - deux
Illustration 22 shows an extract from an 18th - century parish register from
Dunsford in Devon . This shows the marriages of my ancestors Richard Crump
and Elizabeth Sercombe , and my ancestors John Rice and Elizabeth Hill .
Two examples follow . The first shows how the combination of source material
can not only extend the family tree , but can also assist the location of elusive
births , baptisms or marriages . The second example shows how a family tree that
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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