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  • Above the Starry Frameby Helen Townsend

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 25.45

    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...

  • The Jive Talkerby Samson Kambalu

    Random House 2008; US$ 23.82

    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...

  • Women's Names in Old Englishby Elisabeth Okasha

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Very British Family, Aby Laura Trevelyan

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 19.00

    It is a rule that no Trevelyan ever sucks up either to the press, or the chiefs, or the ?right people?. The world has given us money enough to enable us to do what we think is right. We thank it for that and ask no more of it, but to be allowed to serve it? G.M. Trevelyan The Trevelyans are unique in British social and political history: a family... 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...

  • Collins Dictionary Of Surnames: From Abbey to Mutton, Nabbs to Zouchby Leslie Dunkling

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Dictionary of Surnames is the definitive guide to the origin and meaning of British surnames by one of Britain?s leading authority on names. more...

  • Collins Dictionary Of Surnames: From Abbey to Mutton, Nabbs to Zouchby Leslie Dunkling

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Dictionary of Surnames is the definitive guide to the origin and meaning of British surnames by one of Britain?s leading authority on names. more...

  • Very British Family, Aby Laura Trevelyan

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 55.00

    It is a rule that no Trevelyan ever sucks up either to the press, or the chiefs, or the ?right people?.The world has given us money enough to enable us to do what we think is right. We thank it for that and ask no more of it, but to be allowed to serve it.' G. M. Trevelyan The Trevelyans are unique in British social and political history: a family... more...