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Genealogy

  • Tracing Your Kent Ancestorsby David Wright

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    Genealogically and historically, Kent is an important maritime county which has played a prime defensive role in English history. It is large and diverse and replete with great houses, castles and other family homes, many with their own archives. It is also a fascinating area of research for family and local historians, and David Wright’s handbook... more...

  • Unearthing Family Tree Mysteriesby Ruth A Symes

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    The intriguing characters in these real family history mysteries include an agricultural labourer who left secrets behind in Somerset when he migrated to Manchester, a working-class woman who bafflingly lost ten of her fourteen children in infancy, a miner who purportedly went to ‘live with the Red Indians’ and a merchant prince of the... more...

  • Dadlandby Keggie Carew

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. As his memory begins to fail, she embarks on a quest to unravel his story, and soon finds herself in a far more consuming place than she had bargained for. Tom Carew was a maverick, a left-handed stutterer, a law unto himself. As a member... more...

  • Organize Your Genealogyby Drew Smith

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 25.99 US$ 21.31

    Get Your Research in Order! Stop struggling to manage all your genealogy facts, files, and data--make a plan of attack to maximize your progress. Organize Your Genealogy will show you how to use tried-and-true methods and the latest tech tools and genealogy software to organize your research plan, workspace, and family-history finds. In this... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Names and Namingby Carole Hough

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    This handbook offers an up-to-date account of the state of the art in different areas of onomastics, in a format that is both useful for specialists and accessible to the general reader. International experts examine name theory, place and personal names, names in literature, socio-onomastics, names and other disciplines, and other types of names. more...

  • Historical Research Using British Newspapersby Denise Bates

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 13.77

    Thanks to digitisation, newspapers from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century have become an indispensable and accessible source for researchers. Through their pages, historians with a passion for a person or a place or a time or a topic can rediscover forgotten details and gain new insights into the society and values of bygone ages. Historical... more...

  • Mastering Ancestry.com Searchby Nancy Hendrickson

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.19

    Ancestry.com has many sides and features, from databases to DNA analysis to networking opportunities with other genealogists. But the heart and soul of Ancestry.com is its huge collection of records, and this is the e-book you've been waiting for - tips for searching the thousands of databases and billions of names on Ancestry.com. more...

  • Trace Your German Roots Onlineby James Beidler

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.03

    Click your way to German ancestors! Explore your Germanic heritage from the comfort of your own computer! Trace Your German Roots Online highlights important German resources on popular genealogy websites including Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, as well as lesser-known resources such as Archion.de. With helpful illustrated step-by-step instructions,... more...

  • Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors - Second Editionby Ian Maxwell

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    The second edition of Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors is an expert introduction for the family historian to the wealth of material available to researchers in archives throughout Northern Ireland. Many records, like the early twentieth-century census returns and school registers, will be familiar to researchers, but others are often overlooked... more...

  • Tracing Your Seafaring Ancestorsby Simon Wills

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    Photographs of your seafaring ancestors may tell you more about their lives than you realize, and Simon Wills’s helpful and practical guide shows you how to identify and interpret the evidence caught on camera. Since maritime roles have been so vital to Britain’s prosperity and military might, they are among the commonest professions depicted... more...