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- Old Street Publishing 2015; US$ 7.28
Throughout his childhood and youth David Reynolds kept an eye on the past, entranced by family stories from Victorian London – the music halls, the romances, the strange disappearance of his grandfather – even as he himself came of age in the vibrant 1960s. In Swan River he describes both worlds with great vitality and sympathy, and shows how a child's... more...
- 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. In... more...
- 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
The Family History Record Book was first published in 1980. The Family History Record Book is designed to provide tools for research into your family's history. Following the principles outlined in Searching for Your Ancestors, James B. Bell, a historian and lecturer, has collected charts and forms that will help organize your information. He provides... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Lilliput Press 1991; US$ 8.74
Tony McCarthy's book gives invaluable advice for anyone setting out on the elusive trail of their ancestors.' - Sunday Press Irish genealogy now attracts unprecedented interest both at home and abroad. Many who try to trace their roots, however, are disappointed. This practical, fact-filled book can turn failure into success. The Irish Roots Guide... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Intended for those who have visited country houses in Britain and wondered why they ceased to be homes, this title uses the real-life period drama of Johnny Arkwright (1833-1905) to illustrate how landowners saw their world disintegrate and disappear. It rescues our national treasures from nostalgia and repopulates them with real people. more...