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Occupational Sources for Genealogists

By Stuart A. Raymond. Second edition, 85 pages. ISBN 1-86006-036-6. Were your English ancestors railwaymen or tradesmen, lawyers or tax inspectors? Or perhaps you have pipemakers or policemen amongst your forebears? It is probable that at least some members of your family are listed somewhere by the occupation they pursued, and it is well worth knowing where such information is to be found. Ther...

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Researching Brewery and Publican Ancestors

Second edition.By Simon Fowler. 48 pages. ISBN 978-1-906280-12-3. Simon Fowler is a long-established author and editor in the world of family history publications. This, the second edition of his Researching Brewery and Publican Ancestors, will lead the researcher to the many avenues of research available. Inns, public houses, whatever you care to call them, have been around since medieval times...

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The Book of Trades (or Library of Useful Arts): Volume 1

Edited by Beryl Hurley. 63 pages. ISBN 978-0-9512253-4-0. This is a facsimile edition of the original 1811 edition. The trades described are: the Wool-comber; the Spinner; theWaterman; the Basket maker; the Hat-maker; the Jeweller; the Bricklayer; the Carpenter; the Cooper; the Stone-mason; the Sawyer; the Smith; the Ship-wright; the Mariner; the Currier; the Apothecary; the Baker; the Straw Hat...

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The Book of Trades (or Library of Useful Arts): Volume 2

Edited by Beryl Hurley. 63 pages. ISBN 978-0-9512253-5-9. This is a facsimile edition of the original 1811 edition. The trades described are: the Paviour; the Turner; the Brush-maker; the Shoe-maker; the Trunk-maker; the Wheelwright; the Iron-founder; the Copper-plate Printer; the Painter; the Engraver; the Statuary; the Brewer; the Cutler; the Merchant; the Brick-maker; the Rope-maker; the Weav...

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The Book of Trades (or Library of Useful Arts): Volume 3

Edited by Beryl Hurley. 52 pages. ISBN 978-1-898714-02-9. This is a facsimile edition of the original 1818 edition. The trades described are: the Attorney; the Bleacher; the Bookseller; the Chemist and Druggist; the Confectioner; the Distiller; the Gun Maker; the Linen Draper; the Looking-glass Maker; the Machinist; the Musical Instrment Maker; the Optician; the Pewterer; the Tanner....

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Trades and Professions: The family historians guide

.By Stuart A Raymond. 64 pages. ISBN 978-1-906280-25-3. Family history is not just about tracing our ancestors' births, marriages, and deaths. It is also about understanding our ancestors' lives. In order to do that, we need to consult a variety of different sources. Occupational sources are particularly important, since work took up most of their time. A huge amount of information about o...

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