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Journeys in family history : exploring your past, finding your ancestors

Author: David Hey; National Archives (Great Britain)
Publisher: Kew : National Archives, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text offers a wealth of reliable advice covering the repositories, the records, the research methods and more. Topics cover over 600 years, from World War I records back to The Black Death and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hey; National Archives (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1903365619 9781903365618
OCLC Number: 122695882
Description: xiii, 306 pages : color illustrations, color facsimiles ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: getting started and research methods including the internet; 1 Into Recent Memory (1900-); - finding your ancestors: gravestones, photographs, First World War records; - exploring their times: early twentieth-century life; 2 Through the Nineteenth Century (1800-1900); - finding your ancestors: the census, civil registration, military records; - exploring their times: Victorian life; 3 Making Early Connections (1550-1800); - finding your ancestors: parish and property records, military records; - exploring their times: Elizabethan, Stuart and Georgian life; 4 Back to the Middle Ages (-1550); - finding your ancestors: early sources and the origins of family names; - exploring their times: Medieval life; Resource bank and Index
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