The Society’s Family History Centre in Yeovil is still closed to members and other visitors, but we are very pleased to have reopened our bookshop for online sales and orders by post, only – please do not come to the Centre to buy books.
This series of guides is published by the Society of Genealogists.
(Ian Waller) Unlike many occupational groups, there is no single set of records which enables us to find out about their lives. From the early 1800s onwards it is quite possible to locate documents among family papers such as letters,…..
(Emma Jolly) Researching female ancestors at war requires a different approach from that of standard military history research. This book explores women’s military roles in the past, and discusses the wide range of occupations that women could undertake during a…..
(Adele Emm) For anybody researching their textile worker ancestors, this book is useful guide as well as a compelling work of social history. It is divided into two parts. The first examines the cotton, wool, linen and silk industries, the…..
(Ian Waller) A comprehensive guide to Navy records dating back to before 1700, the book also contains a brief history of the service, guides to uniforms and insignia, divisions and branches of the Navy, pensions, dockyards, casualties, courts martial and…..
(Michael Watts and Christopher Watts) Updated second edition of this book, aiding the modern family historian in researching their ancestors who served in the British Army from 1660. The book is a practical guide to help the researcher use the…..
(Alan Ruston) At one time, the Presbyterians were the largest of the Nonconformist denominations which dissented from the Church of England in the seventeenth century, but by the early nineteenth century they were the smallest. The aim of this book…..