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  • Tracing Your Ancestors' Parish Recordsby Stuart A. Raymond

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 12.99

    Parish records are essential sources for family and local historians, and Stuart Raymond's handbook is an invaluable guide to them. He explores and explains the fascinating and varied historical and personal information they contain. His is the first thoroughgoing survey of these resources to be published for over three decades. 

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  • Tracing Your Great War Ancestorsby Simon Fowler

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 11.99

    Do you have an ancestor who served in the Gallipoli campaign in the First World War? Perhaps you have thought of visiting the battlefields in Turkey and the monuments that commemorate them, and want to find out exactly where and when your ancestor served and what part he played in the landings and the fighting that followed? This practical and informative... more...

  • The Jive Talkerby Samson Kambalu

    Random House 2008; US$ 27.18

    Samson Kambalu's father wore three-piece, London-made suits from the Sixties. He'd planned to be a doctor but settled for hospital administration and a peripatetic lifestyle with his ever expanding family in tow. He is 'the Jive Talker' of this extraordinary memoir - a man of thwarted ambition, boundless optimism and manic philosophising, he died... more...

  • On Her Majesty's Serviceby Christopher McCreery

    Dundurn 2008; US$ 14.99

    On Her Majesty's Service examines the history and development of marks of honour from the Crown in detail and also provides complete lists of Canadian recipients and a section on heraldry. more...

  • Above the Starry Frameby Helen Townsend

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 22.72

    Helen Townsend is a well-known writer of quality commercial fiction, including Love Tangle , Turning Point and Curably Romantic , as well as the bestselling non-fiction title, Baby Boomers' Childhood Book . In Above the Starry Frame , she explores her heritage. more...

  • Women's Names in Old Englishby Elisabeth Okasha

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    This book provides an in-depth study into the issue of vernacular names in Old English documents. Specifically it challenges the generally accepted notion that the sex of an individual is definitively indicated by the grammatical gender of their name. While modern scholars have generally felt no difficulty is distinguishing male from female names,... more...

  • 2 Ennerdale Driveby Rosa Ainley

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    2 Ennerdale Drive is a memoir of a house and the family that lived there; a work of text and image encompassing architecture, social and personal history, town planning, photography and representation, carving a space within and between new forms of memoir, cultural studies and creative non-fiction. more...

  • Surnames, DNA, and Family Historyby George Redmonds; Turi King; David Hey

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. It focuses on British names, tracing their origins to different parts of the British Isles and Europe and revealing how names often remain concentrated in the districts where they... more...

  • Tracing Scottish Ancestors (Collins Pocket Reference)by Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    An accessible, user-friendly handbook for all amateur genealogists seeking their Scottish roots. more...

  • Tracing Scottish Ancestors (Collins Pocket Reference)by Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    An accessible, user-friendly handbook for all amateur genealogists seeking their Scottish roots. more...