What are wills, and how can they be used for family and local history research? How can you interpret them and get as much insight from them as possible? They are key documents for exploring the lives of our ancestors, their circumstances, and the world they knew. This practical handbook is the essential guide to understanding them. More Info
This fully revised and updated Second Edition is an expert introduction for the family historian to the wealth of material available to researchers in archives throughout Northern Ireland. Many records, like the early twentieth-century census returns and school registers, will be familiar to researchers, but others are often overlooked by all but the most experienced of genealogists. An easy-to-use, informative guide to the comprehensive collections available at the Public Record Office of N More Info
Between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, many thousands of Protestants fled religious persecution in France and the Low Countries. They became one of the most influential immigrant communities in the countries where they settled, and many families in modern-day Britain will find a Huguenot connection in their past. Kathy Chater's authoritative handbook offers an accessible introduction to Huguenot history and to the many sources that researchers can use to uncover the Huguenot ancestry More Info
Stepping Stones CD publication. Contents of Cambridgeshire 1883 Post Office Directory Contains hundreds of names and addresses of people living in this county at the time. Over 130 pages. Includes description of each place, with Post Office, agricultural and commercial information. Towns and Villages covered include : Bassingbourn, Bottisham, Bourn, Cambridge (29 pages), Chatteris, Chesterton, Isle of Ely (8 pages), Fulbourn, Grantchester, Isleham, Leverington, March, Newmarket, Papworth E More Info
Every part of the United Kingdom has its own, distinctive history – not just the major battles and key historical events which may have played out there, but also the smaller details of everyday life which impinged upon the actual lives of our ancestors more directly. The team behind the popular family and social history magazine Discover Your Ancestors has put together a region-by-region guide to the United Kingdom which will give you a flavour of each area’s history and a run-down of the m More Info
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Edited by Yvonne Cresswell, revised ed, 2010. Originally published as a guide to an exhibition at the Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man. Now substantially revised with large numbers of additional colour illustrations and maps.
Every family historian needs to know what parish registers, bishops' transcripts, and nonconformist registers are available. This volume provides the authoritative and most detailed listing available. It indicates where they can be found, and also what copies and transcripts are available
Newspapers contain a huge amount of information for genealogists. This volume lists the thousands of titles that are available in English and Welsh national and local libraries, and tells you where to find them.
Memorial (Monumental)Inscriptions (MIs). PDF files. Reader included.