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A range of popular titles of interest to family and local historians are available from Countryside Books. A number that are useful to researchers are listed here.

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A dictionary of old trades titles and occupations / Colin Waters

Family and local historians frequently come across terms for occupations that are now obsolete. This dictionary explains some 4,000 such terms....

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Searching for Surnames: a Practical Guide to their Meanings and Origins / John Titford

Surnames provide the framework on which family historians conduct their research. It is therefore vital that researchers understand their history, and how they have developed over the centuries. This book tells you what you need to know....

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Succeeding in Family History: Helpful Hints & Time-Saving Tips / John Titford

Found a blank wall in your genealogical research? Then read this book. It will tell you how to get past that wall....

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The Female Line: Researching your Female Ancestors / Margaret Ward

Most family historians tend to research their paternal ancestors first. Why? There is just as much to be learnt by researching female ancestors. This book is a mine of information and ideas for everyone researching their family tree, and for thos who would just like to know more about the lives of their femal ancestors....

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The Local Historians Glossary of Words and Terms / Joy Bristow.

Family and local historians come across numerous archaic and obsolete terms in their research. This glossary will tell you what they meant. It offers definitions of over 3000 old words. It also includes a list of obsolete weithts and measures, a list of regnal years, saints days, etc....

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Tracing the History of Houses / Bill Breckon, Jeffrey Parker & Martin Andrew

The history and development of English houses is outlined in this book, which covers the changing styles of architecture, and the varying materials used in building. The authors offer a step by step guide to accurately dating houses, describing walls and roofs, windows and doors, floors and fierplaces, staircases and chimneys. They include many illustrations. The emphasis is on the material remain...

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Tracing your First World War Ancewstors / Simon Fowler

We all have ancestors who fought in the First World War. This book tells you how to trace them through the fighting, and to find out what they did....

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