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Books / Books on Genealogy

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, and when starting out on your research, a good book is essential. These books will help you find resources and plan your research.

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Tracing Your Service Women Ancestors - A Guide for Family Historians by Mary Ingham

This is the book you need if you want to follow up those clues in your family's history - stories heard from older relatives, pictures in family photograph albums, handed-down uniforms, badges or medals that seem to indicate that one of your women ancestors served in wartime. \*Comprehensive guide to researching service women from the 1850s to the 1930s \*Focuses on the First World War ...

Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies Product Ref: SNG-6476

Tracing Your Trade & Craftsman Ancestors - A Guide for Family Historians by Adele Emm

Almost all of us have a tradesman or craftsman - a butcher, baker or candlestick maker - somewhere in our ancestry, and Adele Emm's handbook is the perfect guide to finding out about them - about their lives, their work and the world they lived in. She introduces the many trades and crafts, looks at their practices and long traditions, and identifies and explains the many sources you can go to in ...

Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies Product Ref: SNG-6434

Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History by Bruce Durie

This book details how to find and comprehend documents from 1560 to the 1860s, including wills, testaments, contracts, land records, official records, deeds, and more. The Latin glossary is especially useful for helping translate any Latin documents. Genealogists and local historians have probably seen every birth, marriage, death and census record available, and are adept at using the inter...

Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies Product Ref: SNG-6252

Village Records by John West

This book offers invaluable assistance to the searcher, whether a school or college student or a mature student pursuing local history in retirement. It is not surprising that the book became a classic & this third edition will be warmly welcomed wherever local or family history is taught or researched. Hardback published by Phillimore & Co Ltd...

Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies Product Ref: SNG-6646

Welsh Genealogy by Bruce Durie

Welsh Genealogy is usually included with its English cousin, but there are significant differences between the two, and anyone wishing to trace their Welsh ancestry will encounter peculiarities that are not covered by books on English family history. There is a separate system of archives and repositories for Wales, there are differences in civil registration and censuses, Nonconformist regi...

Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies Product Ref: SNG-6195

Your Irish Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians by Ian Maxwell

Your Irish Ancestors provides an entertaining insight into everyday life in Ireland during the past four centuries. Aimed primarily at the family and social historian, Ian Maxwell's highly readable guide introduces researchers to the wealth of material available in archives throughout Ireland. Many records, like the early twentieth century census returns and school registers will be familia...

Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies Product Ref: SNG-6220

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