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Parish & Ecclesiastical Records

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

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

Bishop's Transcripts and Marriage Licences

Bishop's Transcripts and Marriage Licences

J. Gibson (2013)

A guide to their location and indexes.

£4.95

Church Court Records

Church Court Records

A. Tarver (1995)

A practical guide to understanding both Latin and English church court records.

£14.99

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

Discovering Parish Boundaries

Discovering Parish Boundaries

A. Winchester (1996)

This book is intended as a practical handbook on where to start a study of local territorial boundaries, what questions to ask and how to assess the significance of a particular boundary pattern in historical and archaeological terms.

£6.99

Manorial Records

Manorial Records

D. Stuart (1992)

The first structured and comprehensive guide to virtually the only source of local records before the 16th century.

£14.99

Marriage Indexes for Family Historians

Marriage Indexes for Family Historians

J. Gibson & E. Hampson (2008)

A new edition of this comprehensive guide to what's been indexed and where to find it. An essential aid to anyone searching for marriages.

£3.50

Marriage Laws, Rites, Records and Customs

Marriage Laws, Rites, Records and Customs

C. Chapman (1996)

This work give details of the laws covering marriage from the 16th-19th centuries and how to interpret them.

£5.50

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

My Ancestor was an Anglican Clergyman

My Ancestor was an Anglican Clergyman

P Towey (2006)

Topics discussed are published sources, sources from the English Civil War up to the nineteenth century, structure and hierarchy of the church, education and training of the clergy, ecclesiastical visitations and church courts, clergymen working overseas and more.

£6.50

Parish Registers: A History and Guide

Parish Registers: A History and Guide

S Raymond (2009)

£5.95

Poor Law Records for Family Historians

Poor Law Records for Family Historians

S Fowler (2011)

Records of the poor are some of the most informative for family historians. In this work the Old Poor Law pre 1834 and the new are discussed, what you might find and where the records are kept.

£5.95

The Parish Chest

The Parish Chest

W.E. Tate (2011)

This classic is a "Standard" describing the documents of the parish chest and their value to the family and local historian. Lavishly illustrated with examples and containing a very useful list of the main statutes influencing the keeping of parish documentation.

£17.99

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records

C. Heritage (2013)

Many of you will be familiar with Celia Heritage through her work as a tutor on the Institute"s Correspondence Course. In this book Celia shares her enthusiasm for the variety of death records and how they can give insight into our ancestors" lives and personalities as well as providing vital clues to tracing our ancestry.

£12.99

Tracing Your Rural Ancestors

Tracing Your Rural Ancestors

J. Brown (2011)

Most of us will have rural ancestors. This work describes the make-up of country and village society and identifies and discusses the relevant national and local records and indicates where they can be found. Useful advice is given on how they can be used to piece together the lives of our rural ancestors.

"Tracing Your Rural Ancestors is essential reading for anyone who is looking for an insight into the history of rural life, work and society"

£12.99

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