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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man ' s unit . GRO also holds indexes to the army ' s registers of births , marriages
and deaths for 1881 to 1955 for men ... The archives of Australia , Canada and
New Zealand hold some other records relating to British army units that were ...
More detailed information is contained in The Order of Battle of Divisions by
Becke ( 467 ) , a reprint of which is available from NMP . This lists ( for each year )
the battalions or other units in each division , corps or army in a theatre of war .
Records of these militia and volunteer units are considered below . Legislation of
1798 and 1803 also required men to be listed for the organisation of further
reserve forces , called the Posse Comitatus ( in 1798 ) and the Levee en Masse (
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