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Census and Civil Registration

Birth and Baptism Records for Family Historians

Birth and Baptism Records for Family Historians

S. Raymond (2010)

Records of births and baptisms, marriages are essential sources for family historians. It is impossible to trace pedigrees without consulting them. Civil and parish registers are particularly important, but are not the only places where you can find relevant information. The author describes the wide range of resources available, indicating where they can be found, and how they should be used.

£4.50

Birth, Marriage and Death Records

A Collins & D Annal (2012)

Birth, marriage and death records are a vital source for family historians. The book describes how these record-keeping systems evolved, and shows how they can be explored and interpreted. It recounts the history of parish registers from their origin in Tudor times, they look at how civil registration was organized in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and explain how the system in England and Wales differs from those in Scotland and Ireland. The nonconformists and foreign churches, in communities overseas and in the military are also explained, as are the systems of the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

£12.99

Census:The Family Historian's Guide

Census:The Family Historian's Guide

P. Christian & D. Annal (2014)

Explores how and why information was gathered on names, addresses, family relationships and occupations, revealing why 'mysteries' occur and what may be hidden between the lines. It also considers online access to the returns in detail, from free data and search techniques to the problem of transcription errors.

£16.99

Death and Burial Records for Family Historians

Death and Burial Records for Family Historians

S.A. Raymond (2011)

The author describes the wide range of sources available for locating death and burial records.

£4.95

Local Census Listings, 1522-1930: Holdings in the British Isles.

Local Census Listings, 1522-1930: Holdings in the British Isles.

J. Gibson & M. Medlycott (2001)

Quasi-censuses pre-dating the decennial national census records survive in unexpected quantity. They include locally retained lists made for 1801-1831 and many others in earlier centuries.

£3.50

Making Use of the Census

Making Use of the Census

S. Lumas (2002)

A Public Record Office guide explaining how to use the search room and censuses and how to avoid some common problems.

£8.99

Marriage Records for Family Historians

Marriage Records for Family Historians

S. Raymond (2010)

Records of marriages are essential sources for family historians. It is impossible to trace pedigrees without consulting them. Civil and parish registers are particularly important, but are not the only places where you can find relevant information. The author describes the wide range of resources available, indicating where they can be found, and how they should be used

£4.50

Pre 1841 Census and Population Listings

Pre 1841 Census and Population Listings

C. Chapman (2002)

An introductory essay illustrating lists of people which existed before the first full census of 1841. Divided into time periods it is a useful guide for those wishing to get the most from these census substitutes. These population listings can be useful in proving the existence of a name in a parish or for localising where a name was predominant.

£5.00

The Census 1801-1911: A guide for the internet era

The Census 1801-1911: A guide for the internet era

S Raymond (2009)

£5.95

Tracing Your Ancestors Using the Census

E. Jolly (2013)

The author describes how to explore and get the most from the census records. As well as discussing the modern censuses, it provides information on the less-known censuses dating from before 1841, and it covers the records of all the constituent parts of the British Isles. It is an essential introduction and tool for anyone who is researching the life and times of an ancestor. Each chapter covers the relevant historical context, compares online and other sources, identifies problems like lost or damaged records, and shows how the specific information in the census concerned can be interpreted effectively.

£12.99

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