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The Oxford Guide to Family History

David Hey - Reference - 2002 - 246 pages
Leading family historian David Hey offers practical guidance on how to trace family origins through the basics of research - how to get started, where to find records, and how ...
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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History

David Hey - Reference - 1996 - 517 pages
Offers guidance on researching local and family history, discussing how to use documentary sources, which books and journals to use, what the technical terms mean, and more
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How Our Ancestors Lived: A History of Life a Hundred Years Ago

David Hey - Reference - 2002 - 197 pages
David Hey draws on material from the 1901 census to paint a picture of what life was really like for our ancestors a hundred years ago. He describes work, play, love and death ...
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Family Names and Family History

David Hey - History - 2006 - 262 pages
Family names are an essential part of everyone's personal history. The story of their evolution is integral to family history and fascinating in its own right. Formed from ...
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Mesters to Masters: A History of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire

Clyde Binfield, David Hey - Business & Economics - 1997 - 341 pages
Founded in 1624, the Cutlers' Company of Hallamshire has played a crucial role in the history of Sheffield, as supervisor and regulator of cutlery and steel trades in "the ...
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English Rural Society, 1500-1800: Essays in Honour of Joan Thirsk

John Chartres, David Hey - Business & Economics - 2006 - 400 pages
Written largely by her former research students, this book honours the varied and creative career of Joan Thirsk.
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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

George Redmonds, Turi King, David Hey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 256 pages
This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. It ...
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A History of Penistone and District

David Hey, Emeritus Professor of Local and Family History David Hey - History - 2002 - 248 pages
This highly informative book covers the history of the ancient parish of Penistone from early times to the present day and combines a scholarly account with personal memories ...
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