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How to research local history

Author: Pamela Brooks
Publisher: Oxford : How To Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Do you want to know to know more about the history of your street or parish, find out about the people who lived in your area and what they did, or discover more about a particular building? This  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Brooks
ISBN: 9781845282769 1845282760
OCLC Number: 183148993
Notes: Previous edition: 2006.
Description: 224 pages
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Preparing to research; 3. Finding a person; 4. Finding out about a building; 5. Finding out about an event; 6. Searching for resources; 7. Using maps; 8. Looking at street directories; 9. Looking at local newspapers archives; 10. Looking at oral history; 11. Using the internet; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Appendix 5; Appendix 6; Appendix 7; Index.
Responsibility: Pamela Brooks.

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"'A good, clearly written survey of the scope of local history and countless resources that feed into it.' Your Family Tree"

 
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