Tracing Your Huguenot Ancestry
Between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, many thousands of Protestants fled religious persecution in France and the Low Countries. This book offers an accessible introduction to Huguenot history and to the many sources that researchers can use to uncover their Huguenot ancestry. It traces the history of the Huguenots; their experience of persecution, and their flight to Britain, North America, the West Indies and South Africa, concentrating on the Huguenot communities that settled in England, Ireland, Scotland and the Channel Islands.It is an invaluable guide to the various sources researchers can turn to in order to track their Huguenot ancestors describing the wide range of records that is available in local, regional and national archives, as well as through the internet and overseas.
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