(Angela Smith & Neil Bertram) This is not a book listing names but a huge source of references between 1066 and 2021. It enables the researcher to link dates connected with their ancestral research to historical events of all sorts……
(Stuart A Raymond) The records of parish, county, and diocesan administration, of the courts, of the national government, and of private estates, all have something to tell us about the history of a locality, which can assist with our understanding…..
(compiled by D T Barriskill) This book reviews the collection of both manuscripts and printed books dealing with marine insurance and associated matters. Perhaps the most important is the Register, an annual list of vessels giving many details of the…..
(Stuart A Raymond) The aim of this book is to identify the sources needed to trace Catholic family and local history in England and Wales. It begins by outlining the history and structure of English Catholicism. Sources are scattered in…..
(Susan T Moore) The records of the Courts of Equity, which deal with cases of fairness rather than the law, are among the most detailed, extensive and revealing of all the legal documents historians can consult, yet they are often…..
(John Wintrip) This period is before the censuses and civil registration, and so more difficult to research. The book provides a description of aspects of life in the Georgian period, and a detailed guide to the variety of the genealogically…..
(Peter A Bailey) This book is designed to assist research into the reader’s ancestors who served in these armies, and that this work will aid their exploits to remain alive in the memory of the British people. A thoroughgoing analysis…..
(Rebecca Probert) A second edition of the author’s guide for everyone tracing the marriages of their English and Welsh ancestors between 1600 and the 20th century. Examines changes over time: who could marry whom, the basic formalities of marriage, requirements…..
(Rebecca Probert) The family historian?s guide to marital breakdown, separation, widowhood, and remarriage: from 1600 to the 1970s. A follow-up to Rebecca?s earlier title Marriage Law for Genealogists, that looks at lives which did not meet the common pattern of…..
(Trevor Yorke) The local church is a familiar landmark in every town, city and village. But how many people actually understand the reason for it being built in that particular place, how it was constructed, or why it was decorated…..
(Stan Yorke) For many centuries waterwheels provided the only source of power available to man apart from farm animals and his own sweat. Used on these islands for at least 2,000 years, they were joined in the 12th century by…..