How to trace your family tree in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales : the complete practical handbook for all detectives of family histories, heritage and genealogy / Kathy Chater
- Chater, Kathy
- London : Hermes House, 
- New edition.
- Physical Description:
- 256 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm
- Introduction -- First steps (How to begin ; Family photographs ; A basic family tree ; Names ; Research skills ; Keeping records ; Interviewing people)
Back to the early 1800s (Certificates after 1837 ; Other indexes at ... National Archives ; Censuses ; The International Genealogical Index and other indexes ; Published material ; Using the Internet ; Wills, administrations and death duties ; Inquests ; Newspapers and periodicals)
Going back to 1538 (Record offices, history centres and libraries ; Births, christenings, marriages and burials in parish registers ; Otyhe parish records ; The poor of the parish ; Orphans and foundlings ; Records for other Christian denominations ; Maps)
Other countries in the British Isles (Welsh records ; Scottish records ; Irish records ; Channel Islands records ; Isle of Man records)
Working lives (Education ; Apprenticeships ; Guilds and freemen ; The professions ; Other occupations ; Licences ; Elections, poll books and electoral registers ; Trade unions, and friendly societies ; Bankruptcy and insolvency ; Physical and mental fitness)
For Crown and country (Members of the armed forces ; Army records ; Royal Air Force records ; The militia, posse comitatis and volunteers ; Royal Navy records ; Merchant Navy records ; Other maritime occupations ; Lifecycle checklist)
Law and property (Reseraching legal records ; Church courts ; Manorial records ; Crime and punishment ; Transportation records ; Equity law: property and money ; Land ownership and wealth ; Taxes ; Customs and excise and the Coastguard ; Rich man, poor man checklist)
Migrant ancestors (Researching migrant ancestors ; Jewish ancestors ; French ancestors ; German and Dutch ancestors ; Black ancestors ; Indian ancestors ; Other overseas ancestors ; Gypsies and other travellers)
Emigrants (Researching emigrant ancestors ; India and the Far East ; North America ; Canada ; The Caribbean ; Australia ; New Zealand ; Africa ; Other British territories ; British communities overseas)
Appendices (Sources for pre-1538 research ; Paleography ; Latin ; Name changes and important dates ; Heraldry ; Dates, money and measurements ; Writing family history ; Timeline ; Specialist museums and libraries ; Directories and ratebooks)
- A fully comprehensive guide to discovering your roots, how to access the relevant archives, searching the internet, to draw up a family tree of your British ancestors.
- 9781843099741 (paperback)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment (Campus College Libraries) ; 2018
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