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A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words - Volumes I & II

With obsolete phrases, proverbs and ancient customs - from the 14th century to the 19th century. By James Orchard Halliwell, Esq., F.R.S. Published in 1878. This fascinating two-volume work contains a comprehensive dictionary of old and unusual regional words and phrases used across England, from medieval to Victorian times. Over 50,000 entries are included. Also contains an...

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A Digest of the Parish Registers within the Diocese of Worcester Previous to 1812, together with a Table of the Bishops' Transcripts now in existence in Edgar Tower, Worcester, previous to 1700.

Prepared and issued by the Committee of Parish Registers, under the authority of the Worcester Diocesan Conference. Published in 1899. In 1896 the Diocesan Conference suggested that a survey be made of the number and condition of Registers within the Diocese. This book contains the result of this survey. It also compares the numbers of registers with the results of similar surveys ...

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Ancient Handwritings.

An Introductory Manual for Intending Students of Palaeography and Diplomatic. By William Saunders. Published in 1909. An informative guide to reading old handwriting. Useful for genealogy and history. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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Haydn's Dictionary of Dates. Relating to all Ages and Nations.

By B. Vincent. Published in 1892. Twentieth edition. Containing the history of the world to the autumn of 1892. Encompasses a wide variety of topics and events which include a useful timeline of Scottish history from 843 to 1892 plus the Kings of Scotland from 357 to 1567. A useful book for those who wish to add a timeline of events to their family tree. Machine Searchable. ...

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How to Decipher and Study Old Documents

By E.E. Thoyts. Published in 1903. A guide to help the historian recognise and interpret the format and palaeography used in early records. Covers the handwriting and characteristics used in parish registers, manorial records, deeds, monastic charters etc. Illustrated with some examples. Also includes common abbreviations used. Machine Searchable. A digital version ...

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How to Write a History of a Parish: An outline guide to topographical records, manuscripts.

By J. Charles Cox, LL.D., F.S.A. Published in 1895. An excellent and informative book for the genealogist and local historian. This book lists a good variety of records available for research including many of interest to the family historian. Chapters include - Etymology and Maps; Prehistoric Remains; Anglo-Saxon Remains; The Norseman and the Dane; History of the Manor; Civil o...

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How to Write the History of a Family

A Guide for the Genealogist. By W.P.W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.I. Published in 1887. This classic guide to genealogy contains useful information to help research and write a family history. Much of the advice is as relevant now as when the book was first written. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer usin...

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List of Parish Registers & Other Works

By F.A. Crisp. Published in 1908. This book contains listings of names which appear in the various transcriptions carried out by F.A. Crisp. They include parish registers from 15 different counties; Berkshire - Catholic Registers of Ufton Court and Woolhampton. Buckinghamshire - Catholic Registers of Weston-Underwood. Denighshire - Registers of Kegidog, alias St. George, near Ab...

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Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer and Antiquary.

By R. Sims. Published in 1888. Perhaps one of the most informative books for the genealogist and local historian, who wishes to research back past the 19th century. The Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer and Antiquary describes and list the huge variety of records available for research. From commonly used records such as Parish Registers, Wills and School Records to Monastic, Cha...

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Parish Registers in England

Their history and contents. With suggestions for securing their better custody and preservation. Attempted by R.E. Chester Waters. Published in 1883. Chester Waters attempt at an exhaustive history of parish registers in England. This book being his revision and expansion of an essay written twelve years previously. It covers, with examples, the wide range of topics covered in p...

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Personal And Family Names

By Harry Alfred Long (Glasgow School Board). Published in 1883. An informative account of the origin and history of first names and surnames. Includes chapters on - Personal Names, Biblical Names, Birth names, Names of Women, Local Names, Names Derived From Trades, Patronymics, etc. Complete with a useful index. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book,...

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Records and Record Searching. A Guide to the Genealogist and Topographer.

By Walter Rye. Published in 1897. An extremely useful book that enables the researcher to discover what records are available to help their research. Perhaps one of the most important guides to research records produced. Useful for family history and local history. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer usi...

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References to English Surnames in 1601.

By F.K. & S. Hitching. Published in 1910. An index giving about 19,650 references to surnames contained in the printed parish registers of 778 English parishes during the first year of the 17th century. A useful reference guide for family historians. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Re...

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The Genealogist's Pocket Library

Published between 1908 & 1910. A series of eight titles published by Chas A. Bernau. 1: Some Special Studies in Genealogy - I. American Emigrants (How to trace their English ancestry). II. The Quaker Records. III. The Genealogy of the Submerged. 2: Chancery Proceedings - I. What they are, and where they are. II. What they contain. III. Means of reference. 3: Royal Descents : S...

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The International Genealogical Directory. Second Edition.

Edited by Chas. A. Bernau. Published in 1909. This is a directory of research interests submitted by genealogists from Great Britain, Ireland, America, Germany and other countries. It could prove useful to today's researchers in providing links to family lines. Also includes an index to special lines of research and an index of surnames. Machine Searchable. A digital vers...

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The Record Interpreter

By Charles Trice Martin. An essential book for all those who study English records and manuscripts. Giving not only abbreviations of Latin words used but abbreviations of French words used in those records. Also included are listings of Latin forms of English christian names & surnames. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewabl...

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The Slang Dictionary, or The Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and ‘Fast’ Expressions of High and Low Society.

Published in 1865. This fascinating book contains a comprehensive dictionary of slang words and phrases in use in mid-Victorian England, as well as a history of slang and cant. There are also chapters on ‘Back Slang’ – the secret language of London costermongers, and also ‘Cockney Rhyming Slang’, with glossaries of words and...

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Wright's Court-Hand Restored or, the Student's Assistant in reading Old Deeds, Charters, Records, etc.

Tenth Edition published in 1912. Neatly engraved on twenty three copper plates, describing the Old Law Hands, with their Contradictions and Abbreviations. With an appendix containing the ancient names of places in Great Britain and Ireland ; An alphabetical table of ancient surnames ; and a glossography of latin words found in the works of the most eminent lawyers and other ancient writi...

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