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Stuart Raymond's Handbooks, Web Directories, and Library Guides

How do you find out about ancestors? That is the question that Stuart Raymond has set out to answer in his various handbooks, web directories, and library guides. Do you know where to look to discover information on the web, in books and journals, and on fiche? Do you understand what is meant by A2A, inquisitions post mortem, and tithes? How do you use the internet? Stuart Raymond's books will help you with all of these questions. These are the books that you will need to begin your research. Most are published by Pen & Sword, by the Family History Pertnership, or by the Federation of Family History Societies. Pollbooks are published by S.A. & M.J.Raymond.

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Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestors: a guide for Family and Local Historians / Stuart A. Raymond

We all have nonconformist ancestors. In the mid-nineteenth century, almost half of the population were nonconformists. Family historians need to be aware of the diversity of nonconformity, and of the many sources which ill enable them to trace the activities of nonconformist forebears. This hand book provides an overview of those sources. It identifies the numerous websites, libraries and ar...

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Tracing your nineteenth century family history

The nineteenth century is perhaps the easiest period for genealogical research, since both the civil registers and the census provide comprehensive coverage. A wide g=range of other sources are also available. Stuart Raymond takes a comprehensive look at all the sources available for tracing ancestry in this period in this comprehensive guide....

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Tracing your twentieth century family history

Tracing twentieth century ancestors is not always as easy as might be expected. Many sources are, however, readily available. They are described and explained by this useful guide in the Family history century by century series....

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Using Libraries; Workshops for Family Historians

Books and libraries are vital to genealogists. That is the message of this book and it will be neglected at the risk of wasting a great deal of time and failing to find the information you need. This book sets out to answer four questions: What can the genealogist expect from libraries? How should libraries be used? What family history resources are they likely to hold? How can books of relevance ...

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Yorkshire - The Genealogist's Library Guide (vol. 1): Information Sources for Yorkshire Genealogists

Numerous histories of the county, and of particular parishes, may be identified by using this volume, which indicates publications includin original sources, pedigrees, etc. It also includes details of guides to the wide variety of archive repositories and libraries in the county, and lists the many Yorkshire historical and genealogical journals available. The final two sections deal with place-na...

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Yorkshire - The Genealogist's Library Guide (vol. 2): Yorkshire Parish Registers, Monumental Inscriptions and Wills

Parish Registers, monumental inscriptions, and wills are staple diets for family historians. This volume lists those which have been published, and which are available in libraries world-wide (FFHS, 2000)....

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Yorkshire - The Genealogist's Library Guide (vol. 3): Yorkshire Lists of Names

Lists of names are vital sources of information for genealogists, and many are identified in this volume. For Yorkshire, numerous transcripts and indexes of the census, and of tax lists are available; also many trade directories (some of which have been published on fiche etc). This volume tells you what is available, and also enables you to locate a variety of other name lists (FFHS, 2000)....

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Yorkshire - The Genealogist's Library Guide (vol. 4): Administrative Records for Yorkshire Genealogists

The records of governmental, ecclesiastical, and estate administration contain a vast mass of information of great value to the genealogist. Churchwardens' accounts, deeds, manorial and ecclesiastical court records rentals, surveys are just a few of the records which have been published and which are listed here (FFHS, 2000)....

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Yorkshire - The Genealogist's Library Guide (vol. 5): Yorkshire Occupations

Were your Yorkshire ancestors brewers or businessmen, cutlers or miners? Some members of your family are probably listed somewhere by the occupation they pursued. There are many sources of published information on Yorkshire occupations - biographical dictionaries, guides to archives, histories of particular occupations, etc., etc. This new guide lists hundreds of potential sources of information (...

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Yorkshire - The Genealogist's Library Guide (vol. 6): Yorkshire Family Histories and Pedigrees

Has your family history already been written? This volume lists innumerable family histories and pedigrees from Yorkshire. Also listed are collections of pedigrees, diaries, letters, etc., works on heraldry, biographical dictionaries, etc. (FFHS, 2000)....

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