The Joys of Family History: All You Need to Start Your Family Search

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Public Record Office, 2001 - Reference - 80 pages
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The Joys of Family History offers a taster to the new researcher, covering the mian introductory topics. It highlights the many rewards of tracing your ancestors and explains what you are likely to uncover. It helps you look for the clues your forebears left behind- relics, old photographs, medals - and points you in the direction of other useful sources of inforamtion, such as archives or the Internet. An afforable easy to use guide to one of Britain's fastest growing pursuits.

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Simon Fowler is editor of the genealogy magazine Ancestors and writes widely on family and social history topics. Previous books include the successful Family Skeletons with Ruth Paley, as well as The Joys of Family History and several of the National Archives prestigious Pocket Guide history series. His articles have been published widely in popular history magazines including BBC History and History Today.

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