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National Archives (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 767 works in 1,102 publications in 3 languages and 19,690 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Genealogy  Sources  Biography  Pictorial works  Maps  Case studies  Local history  Periodicals 
Roles: Publisher, Composer
Classifications: CS415, 929.102854678
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The genealogist's Internet by Peter Christian( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This bestselling guide explores the major sources of data available to family historians online and highlights the most useful directories and gateways. Suitable for those starting out and for experienced researchers, The Genealogist's Internet features fully updated URLs and all the recent developments online in areas such as births, marriages and deaths indexes; the expansion in census records and wills online; DNA testing and surname studies; genealogy blogs; changes in search engines; historical maps and photographs. Use it contact others with the same surname or to access the numerous genealogical forums, discussion groups, mailing lists and newsgroups to help in your own research. This up to the minute 4th edition includes the following: the launch of the 1911 census; the expansion of genealogical services, now in the complete range of census indexes and the first official data service for Ireland prospects for the digitization of civil registration; the many new projects and datasets on the FamilySearch site; new passenger lists and other migration records; digitized out-of-copyright books; new ways of putting your family tree online; the rise of online sharing: DNA matching, photo sharing, social bookmarking; and expanded coverage of occupations and professions
Preparing collections for digitization by Anna Bülow( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This practical guide fills that gap, offering guidance covering the end-to-end process of digitizing collections, from selecting records for digitization to choosing suppliers and equipment and dealing with documents that present individual problems. As such, it can be used as a 'how-to' reference manual for collection managers who are embarking on a digitization project or who are managing an existing project. It also covers some of the wider issues such as the use of surrogates for preservation, and the long term sustainability of digital access."--Pub. desc
The National Archives : a practical guide for family historians by Stella Colwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wills and other probate records : a practical guide to researching your ancestors' last documents by Karen Grannum( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive guide by experts at the National Archives makes will research available to all, from the novice family historian to the seasoned researcher seeking clarification on complexities. It makes sense of the records and the institutions to approach, as well as the indexes and the digital resources increasingly available. It also covers disputes over wills and administrations in depth, not just in the church courts but also in the different types of civil courts. Legal terminology and Latin phrases are translated, and the text is illustrated throughout with examples of the records including wills."--Jacket
Bound for Botany Bay : British convict voyages to Australia by Alan Brooke( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy family history : the stress-free guide to starting your research by David Annal( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family skeletons : exploring the lives of our disreputable ancestors by Ruth Paley( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family history on the move : where your ancestors went and why by Roger Kershaw( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with genealogy/family history and immigration/emigration
Inventions that didn't change the world by Julie Halls( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of impractical and improbable nineteenth-century inventions includes technical illustrations for such devices as a mustache protector, a top hat ventilator, and a rotary hair brushing machine
Richard III : a royal enigma by Sean Cunningham( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps that made history : the influential, the eccentric and the sublime by Lez Smart( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few people can resist the appeal of old maps and plans. Even in these days of disposable mapping - from satellite navigation to customized road directions at the click of a mouse - the historical map continues to present a unique perspective on our changing world. Here we explore 25 glorious examples. The emphasis is on the story behind the map: what it reveals about its creator and users, from the first explorers to the railway builders. This thought-provoking collection features maps that chart societies as well as land, sea, and skies; maps that have influenced and inspired; and perhaps mos
Gunpowder : the players behind the plot by James Travers( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the plot the blow up the Houses of Parliament and kill King James I, 5 November 1605 as organized by Roberts Catesby, Guy Fawkes and others
Spies of the First World War : under cover for king and kaiser by James Morton( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is peopled with agents, handlers, officials and spy catchers of all nationalities, driven by love, money, duty, patriotism and the struggle to survive. There are accidental spies like the elderly Lord Brassey, arrested for rowing too close to the Imperial dockyard; tragic gentlemen amateurs like Carl Lody; and professionals like the pugnacious Richard Tinsley, who ran 300 agents from Rotterdam. There are ̀ordinary' people like the Belgian train-watchers who used beans to count guns and soldiers, as well as notorious figures such as Mata Hari and the Fraulein Doktor
The UFO files : the inside story of real-life sightings by David Clarke( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The UFO Files tells the story of over 100 years of UFO sightings, drawing on formerly secret government records at the National Archives of Great Britain
Maps : their untold stories : map treasures from The National Archives by Rose Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of maps and what they reveal about the times and places they were made, based on the collections of the British National Archives, features maps of cities and rural areas, military maps, naval charts, and other historic examples
The Scotland Yard files : milestones in crime detection by Alan Moss( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smart family history : fast track your family research by Geoff Swinfield( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the family history books available, this is the only concise guide to further research. Taking you beyond the usual sources, professional researcher Geoff Swinfield offers a wealth of smart ideas on what to do next, related to each stage of your ancestor's life: indexes and directories, websites, specialist records and more. He also shares his tried and tested strategies for when you're stuck, addressing familiar dilemmas like 'which of these possible candidates is my ancestor?' Every genealogist will find new things to try in this convenient and affordable guide
Migration records : a guide for family historians by Roger Kershaw( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian names in local and family history by George Redmonds( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Handbook and select calendar of sources for medieval Ireland in the National Archives of the United Kingdom by Paul Dryburgh( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityGreat Britain. Public Record Office

controlled identityGreat Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts

Archiva Nationalia

archives nationales du Royaume-Uni

Archivi nazionali (Regno Unito)

Archivos Nacionales del Reino Unido

Arquivos Nacionais

Arxius Nacionals del Regne Unit

British National Archives London

Erresuma Batuko Artxibategi Nazionala

Grande-Bretagne National archives

Great Britain National Archives

Lielbritānija. National Archives

National Archives

National Archives (Great Britain).

National Archives London

National Archives of the UK.

T.N.A.

TNA

Velká Británie National Archives

Wielka Brytania. National Archives.

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Preparing collections for digitizationThe National Archives : a practical guide for family historiansWills and other probate records : a practical guide to researching your ancestors' last documentsBound for Botany Bay : British convict voyages to AustraliaEasy family history : the stress-free guide to starting your researchFamily skeletons : exploring the lives of our disreputable ancestorsFamily history on the move : where your ancestors went and whyRichard III : a royal enigma