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Genealogy

  • Origins of English Surnamesby Joslin Fiennes

    Robert Hale 2017; US$ 11.99

    Surnames carry the history of people in a very personal way. In England, surnames were mostly established by the end of the fourteenth century - by ordinary people, for ordinary people. Uniquely, surnames describe medieval lives not captured by any other record. They tell us what these people did, where they went, what they noticed and give clues... more...

  • Tracing Villains and Their Victimsby Jonathan Oates

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 16.41

    In this practical handbook Jonathan Oates introduces the fascinating subject of criminal history and he gives readers all the information they need to investigate the life stories of criminals and their victims. He traces the development of the justice system and policing, and gives an insight into the criminal world of the times and the individuals... more...

  • The Family Tree Irish Genealogy Guideby Claire Santry

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.29

    Discover your Irish roots! Trace your Irish ancestors from American shores back to the Emerald Isle. This in-depth guide from Irish genealogy expert Claire Santry will take you step-by-step through the exciting--and challenging--journey of discovering your Irish roots. You'll learn how to identify immigrant ancestor, find your family's county and... more...

  • Between Themby Richard Ford

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents ? an intimate portrait of American mid-twentieth century life, and a celebration of family love Richard Ford's parents volunteered little about their early lives ? and he rarely asked. Later, he pieced their stories together from anecdote,... more...

  • Tracing Your Manchester and Salford Ancestorsby Sue Wilkes

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 16.41

    For readers with family ties to Manchester and Salford, and researchers delving into the rich history of these cities, this informative, accessible guide will be essential reading and a fascinating source of reference. Sue Wilkes outlines the social and family history of the region in a series of concise chapters. She discusses the origins of its... more...

  • He is our cousin, Cousinby Antony Barlow

    Quacks Books 2017; US$ 22.83

    "This book is a treasure trove of family and wider Quaker social history...we should be very grateful for Antony Barlow's work and the affirmation it brings of a Quaker way of life and a Quaker set of values that continue to offer so many of us strength and hope" Ben Dandelion. " This book provides glimpses of national Quaker preoccupations... more...

  • Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestorsby Stuart A Raymond

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 12.57

    We all have Nonconformist ancestors. In the mid-nineteenth century almost half of the English population were Nonconformists. And there were very few villages where there was not at least one Nonconformist chapel. Local and family historians need to be aware of the diversity of Nonconformity, and of the many sources which will enable them to trace... more...

  • The Family Tree Historical Atlas of American Citiesby Allison Dolan; Family Tree Editors

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49

    Journey to the big city! Explore your ancestors' hometowns! This book guides you through American history by looking at the United States' sixteen most populous and historically influential cities, such as New York, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, and Baltimore. Each section features beautiful, full-color maps published at crucial points in each... more...

  • Ottonian Queenshipby Simon MacLean

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    The first full study in English of the queens of the Ottonian dynasty, who dominated Continental Europe in the tenth and early eleventh centuries; presenting original arguments about the nature and origins of queenly power and seeing it as a product of the dynamics of European politics in the decades after the collapse of the Carolingian Empire. more...

  • Kings of Georgian Britainby Catherine Curzon

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.88

    For over a century of turmoil, upheaval and scandal, Great Britain was a Georgian land. From the day the German-speaking George I stepped off the boat from Hanover, to the night that George IV, bloated and diseased, breathed his last at Windsor, the four kings had presided over a changing nation. Kings Georgian Britain offers a fresh perspective... more...