Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History

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Genealogical Publishing Company, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 873 pages
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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.

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Ancestral Trails. The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History, Second Edition

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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

Ancestral trails: the complete guide to British genealogy and family history

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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

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