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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Stamp duty was imposed, on premiums payable under apprenticeship indentures
, from 1710 until 1804. Some payments were made up to 1811 because the duty
could be paid up to one year after an apprenticeship term was completed.
CHAPTER 2 2 OATHS, TAXATION AND INSURANCE RECORDS Some records
of taxes (death duties, poor law rates and stamp duty) were reviewed in earlier
chapters. Our ancestors hated taxes and even rebelled over them, but taxes did ...
Marriage Duty Act 1695 The Stamp Duty Act of 1783 (# chapter 7) levied a tax (
until 1794) on the events recorded in parish registers. However, there was also
an earlier statute, in similar terms, that resulted in some useful records.
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND MEMORABILIA
ORGANISATION OF YOUR RESEARCH MATERIAL
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