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We stock a wide range of books to help you with your research. Our computer related genealogy books cover everything from software manuals to tracing your family history on the Internet. Need help or advice in a particular area, or not sure where to get started? Our genealogy books are the perfect accompaniment to your research - you're sure to find something to help you. Published yearly, the Discover Your Ancestors bookazine contains in-depth articles, research advice, social history, 'how to' features, case studies, places in focus, and much more! Also available as a monthly online magazine that you can download to your computer.

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Discover Your Ancestors Periodical Compendium 2018

Since its launch in 2013, Discover Your Ancestors Periodical has become an essential read for anyone interested in family and social history, packed with research advice and interesting features on our ancestors’ lives. This monthly magazine has only been available online – until now! We are delighted to offer this complete collection of all 2018 issues of Discover Your Ancestors Periodi...

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Discover Your Ancestors Periodical Compendium 2019

Since its launch in 2013, Discover Your Ancestors Periodical has become an essential read for anyone interested in family and social history, packed with research advice and interesting features on our ancestors’ lives. This monthly magazine has only been available online – until now! We are delighted to offer this complete collection of all 2019 issues of Discover Your Ancestors Periodi...

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Discover Your Ancestors Periodical Compendium 2020

Since its launch in 2013, Discover Your Ancestors Periodical has become an essential read for anyone interested in family and social history, packed with research advice and interesting features on our ancestors’ lives. This monthly magazine has only been available online – until now! We are delighted to offer this complete collection of all 2020 issues of Discover Your Ancestors Periodi...

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Discover Your Ancestors Periodical Compendium May-December 2013

For the first time you can read the Discover Your Ancestors Periodical in print. With over 100 pages, this compendium is packed full of features, stories, case studies, social history articles, and research advice from the May-December 2013 issues....

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Discover Your Ancestors' Occupations by Laura Berry

This informative book shows how occupations can help give a more detailed picture of your ancestor's life and how trades affected their well being. As well as taking a look at digital records, it also covers some of the more unusual documents available in archives for ancestors who worked in agriculture, trade and industry, the professional classes and the entertainment sector. Going further, you ...

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Family History for Beginners by Karen Foy

An introduction to the tools and processes of researching your past. This book will also help take your research to the level beyond simple facts of birth, marriage and death, with chapters on occupation, migration and military service. By Karen Foy. Paperback with 223 pages...

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Family History on the Web - An Internet Directory for England & Wales

This is the latest Fifth Edition for 2008/2009 and lists the most important genealogical sites on the web in existence at the beginning of 2008. Authored by Stuart A Raymond....

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Family Matters: A History of Genealogy by Michael Sharpe

Family history is one of Britain's most popular pastimes. Around six million people in Britain are researching their family trees, and genealogy is one of the top categories for online searches. The opening up of public records, the growth of family history societies and the introduction of computers and the internet have made the subject accessible to everyone. As a popular history of the s...

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Huguenot Ancestry by Noel Currer-Briggs and Royston Gambier

This book will help the many genealogists throughout the English-speaking world whose forebears may have been Huguenots. The religious refugees who fled from France and the Low Counties to Britain and America in the 17th century were so numerous that their descendants must now run to some hundreds of thousands. For those with French or foreign sounding names the possibility of Huguenot ancestry is...

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Introducing Family History - 2nd Edition by Stuart A. Raymond

Every family has a history. Most of us know something about our parents and grandparents. But there is usually much more information that could be discovered. That information can be fascinating and often explains why things were the way they were in our childhood. Family history has become much easier in the last few years. Many of the most important sources are now available at the click o...

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It Runs in the Family - Understanding More About Your Ancestors by Ruth A. Symes

In the quest to uncover our family history, we turn to written records, the family album and even heirlooms. However, they can be difficult to interpret and sometimes pose more questions than they answer: Why didn't my ancestors smile for the camera? Why did great-grandfather wear a beard while his sons were clean-shaven? Why is my great-grandmother holding flowers in this photograph? ...

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Londoners' Occupations A Genealogical Guide

The purpose of this bibliography is to draw atttentions to the wide variety of occupational information on Londoners that is available in print. These sources include biographical dictionaries, record publications, guild histories, archival guides, trade directories, regimental histories etc. This book lists these publications in an alphabetical arrangement by occupation. Compiled by Stuart A Raym...

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Marriage Records for Family Historians

Records of births/baptisms, marriages, and deaths/burials are vital 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. In this series, the author describes the wide range of resources available, indicating where they can be found and h...

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Migration Records - A Guide for Family Historians by Roger Kershaw

Roger Kershaw is Head of Records Knowledge at the National Archives, specialising in historical migration to and from the United Kingdom. This book is packed with practical, up to the minute advice. From refugees fleeing persecution to child migrants, citizenship papers to details of transportation, it is an invaluable guide to the journeys that changed so many lives. Softback with 160 pages...

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New Cousins by Karen Bali

This booklet is a guide to descendant searching - that is looking for living relatives who are also descendants of our ancestors. It can be fascinating, rewarding, and potentially life-changing. Research can lead you not to long-dead ancestors but living, breathing relatives who share your genetic heritage - members of your extended family. This book shows you how to get started, offers tips...

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Palaeography for Family and Local Historians by Hilary Marshall

Family and Local Historians frequently encounter the challenge posed by the writing, and sometimes the translation, of the records which might most enable them to make further progress with their research. Many pamphlets, booklets and even books have been produced to help with old handwriting and abbreviations, but this book written by an author who has for years run courses on the subject, is the...

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Pauper Ancestors by David T. Hawkings

From the sixteenth century onwards many laws were enacted to provide support for the poor and needy, and some parishes established poor houses in which to look after their homeless. In 1834, with the creation of the Poor Law Commission, the whole of England and Wales was formed into Unions of parishes, and each Union built its own workhouse. The workhouses gained a reputation for cruelty in the ey...

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Poor Law Records for Family Historians

This book describes many of the Poor Law records that may survive and where to find them, as well as those of other organisations who helped to relieve families in desperate need. Poor Law Records are the most important records of a Parish after Parish Registers. Through them we can discover ancestors who were "paupers", who were helped through the Poor Law, as well as ancestors who were Poo...

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Railway Ancestors by David T. Hawkings Free P&P

Almost every family tree will have in one of its branches a railway employee. Railway Ancestors is a comprehensive and illustrated guide which opens up to genealogists and railway enthusiasts the vast range of unique information stored in the documentary archives of the railway companies of England and Wales. It describes in detail the sources available for the researcher and how to gain ac...

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Referencing for Genealogists - Sources and Citation by Ian G. Macdonald

Reliable genealogical conclusions depend on reliable data. Central to any good investigation is an appreciation of where the data came from, so that other investigators can re-examine it and re-establish the conclusions reached. Genealogy is little more than an anecdote when the sources for facts are not cited and where clear references to sources are not given. Referencing for Genealogists ...

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Regional Research Guidebook by Andrew Chapman

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 ...

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Researching and Locating Your Ancestors by Celia Heritage

How should you approach researching your ancestors? In this wide ranging but succinct guidebook, professional writer, lecturer and genealogist Celia Heritage offers expert advice on how to get started using the main online and offline records, and then take research further using a variety of lesser-known resources. In it you will find guidance on subjects including: \*Research methodology and ...

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Scottish Genealogy Fourth Edition by Bruce Durie

This fully revised and updated fourth edition of Scottish Genealogy is a comprehensive guide to tracing your family history in Scotland. Written by one of the most authoritative figures on the subject, the work is based on established genealogical practice and is designed to exploit the rich resources that Scotland has to offer. After all, this country has possibly the most complete and bes...

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Seven Generation Research Logbook - A Family History Record Book

This A4 family history record book is a simple and effective way for recording and displaying your research. You can enter details of up to seven generations in over 50 pages of convenient and easy to read forms. Also included is an indexed seven generation chart so you can quickly locate entries in your book....

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Sporting Ancestors by Keith Gregson

Sport, in its many forms, is an important part of British heritage and our family histories are littered with amateur and professional sporting references. As people moved from country to town, sport became fashionable and organised, and our ancestors left us with records of their sporting deeds. Newspaper reports, minute books, club histories, team photographs and even cartoons are all available ...

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