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Dates and Calendars for the Genealogist

Dates and Calendars for the Genealogist

C. Webb (2013)

This invaluable guide contains various dates for a selection of feasts and occasions. The concept of the calendar is explored, as well as its present structure and there are tables and charts, allowing the genealogist to work out times and dates

£4.99

My Ancestor was an Agricultural Labourer

My Ancestor was an Agricultural Labourer

I Waller (2010)

A book relevant to nearly every family. It enables you to understand the social and economic context of their lives while outlining the various records available to research these ubiquitous ancestors.

£8.99

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

My Ancestor was an Apprentice

My Ancestor was an Apprentice

S.A. Raymond (2010)

A comprehensive guide to apprenticeship sources and records. Includes an explanation of different types of apprentice and an history of apprenticeships in this country.

£8.99

My Ancestor was a Bastard

My Ancestor was a Bastard

R. Paley (2004)

This book exams illegitimacy in its social and historical context and the records associated with it.

£7.99

My Ancestor Settled in The British West Indies

My Ancestor Settled in The British West Indies

J. Titford (2011)

A guide to tracing European ancestry in the West Indies.

£9.99

My Ancestor was a Coalminer

My Ancestor was a Coalminer

D. Tonks (2010)

This fully revised second edition is an essential tool for anyone wishing to research coalmining ancestors.A guide to understanding the life of a coalminer from its early history, through the industrial revolution and privatisation. And to the sources available and the difficulties faced in tracing a mining family.

£9.50

My Ancestors were Congregationalists

My Ancestors were Congregationalists

D.J.H. Clifford (1997)

A history of the movement and guide to where surviving registers are kept.

£3.90

My Ancestor was an English Presbyterian/Unitarian

My Ancestor was an English Presbyterian/Unitarian

A. Ruston (1993)

A brief history and sources of information followed by a location list of records.

£4.95

My Ancestor was a Freemason

My Ancestor was a Freemason

P. Lewis (2005)

The history and records of freemasonry.

£7.99

My Ancestor was a Gentleman

My Ancestor was a Gentleman

S.A. Raymond (2013)

A useful guide to the sources available for those tracing their gentry ancestry. The topics under discussion include heraldry, printed pedigrees, education and occupations, inheritance, eatate and financial records and personal records

£9.99

My Ancestors were Gypsies

My Ancestors were Gypsies

S.S. Floate (2010)

A fully revised edition of the definitive guide to tracing Gypsy ancestors.

£8.99

My Ancestor was Irish

My Ancestor was Irish

A. Stewart (2012)

A comprehensive guide to Irish research.

£8.99

My Ancestors were Jewish

My Ancestors were Jewish

A. Joseph (2008)

This book examines sources for Jewish ancestry in the British Isles from the time of William the Conqueror up to the 20th century.

£5.35

My Ancestor was a Lawyer

My Ancestor was a Lawyer

B Brooks and M Herber (2006)

This book gives an overview of the legal profession in England and Wales and its records. Chapters include lawyers: their societies, institutions and records, published records of lawyers, records of the courts and much more. There is also a section on lawyers in Scotland, Ireland and English lawyers overseas.

£10.99

My Ancestors were Londoners

My Ancestors were Londoners

C. Webb (2010)

A new edition of this excellent guide. Concentrating on the period 1600-1900 it guides you through the basics of London research.

£8.99

My Ancestor was a Merchant Seaman

My Ancestor was a Merchant Seaman

C.T. & M.J. Watts (2002)

Contains details on what records are availble, where to find them and how to use them.

£9.99

My Ancestor was a Mormon

My Ancestor was a Mormon

I. Waller (2012)

£9.99

My Ancestor was a Policeman

My Ancestor was a Policeman

A. Shearman (2000)

Essential reading for any with police ancestors. It details the archives with reference to the thousands of names recorded in the police registers.

£5.50

My Ancestor was a Railway Worker

My Ancestor was a Railway Worker

F Hardy (2009)

A guide to understanding records about railway people.

£7.50

My Ancestor was in the Royal Navy

My Ancestor was in the Royal Navy

I Waller (2014)

A guide to understanding how to trace an ancestor in the Royal Navy and how to get the most from the records.

£12.99

My Ancestor was Scottish

My Ancestor was Scottish

A. Stewart (2012)

A comprehensive guide to tracing Scottish ancestry, this book describes all aspects of researching in Scotland, from civil registration and census returns, to parish registers and wills.

£8.99

My Ancestor Was in Service

My Ancestor Was in Service

P. Horn (2009)

Most of us will have ancestors who spent some time in domestic service. This book seeks to give some guidance in researching ancestors who were in service or who themselves employed domestic staff.

£8.50

My Ancestor was a Studio Photographer

My Ancestor was a Studio Photographer

R Pols (2011)

A guide to tracing the career and work of ancestors who worked in commercial studio photography. This book also demonstrates how you may be able to trace surviving examples of your ancestor's work.

£9.99

My Ancestors were Thames Watermen

My Ancestors were Thames Watermen

J.W. Legon (2014)

A guide to tracing Thames watermen and lightermen ancestors, the records available and how to use them.

£9.99

My Ancestor worked in the Theatre

My Ancestor worked in the Theatre

A. Rushton (2005)

The book provides a brief history of the theatre in Britain and identifies libraries and record repositories where research can be undertaken as well as examples of how Victorian showmen were successfully traced and researched. Contents include topics of: newspapers, playbills, biographies, fair and circuses, music hall, sources in Ireland and Scotland, specialist archives and collections and more.

£5.95

My Ancestor was a Woman at War

My Ancestor was a Woman at War

E. Jolly (2013)

This book aims to explore the wide range of roles undertaken by women during wartime. A useful aid in tracing a female ancestors military career, the book also considers wider research into the role of women at war, with a particular emphasis on the Victorian era and the First and Second World Wars. The book includes case studies, and guides to available records and sources.

£9.99

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