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Finding Your Ancestors in British India - Emma Jolly

The four primary sources and the most reliable ones are all obtainable at Family History Centers. This book presents a sound strategy for thorough and productive research.

Book #HE20, 350 pages, 2015

$22.00                  

Finding Your Child Migrant Ancestors from Britain - Phil Ellis

Britain has a long history of exporting children! They were sent to the American Colonies, West Indies, Australia, Canada, Southern Rhodesia, South Africa, and New Zealand. This book covers the history of child migration from Britain. Details of what records are available in the receiving countries and Britain, and sending agencies are included.

Book #HE22, 158 pages, 2016

$16.00                   

Parishes & Registration Districts in England & Wales - Dr. Penelope Christensen

An alphabetical, county-by-county listing of over 18,000 parishes and their relevant Registration Districts.

Book #HE07, 294 pages, 2001

$21.00                    

Researching English & Welsh Census Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Census records contain essential primary evidence of relationships, and are invaluable tools for determining the year and place of birth of an ancestor. This book provides the background information needed to understand the census as well as the practical steps to use it.

Book #HE02, 254 pages, 2001

$21.00                  

Researching English & Welsh Civil Registration Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Obtaining birth, marriage and death certificates is an essential element of good genealogical research. It is not always an easy process. Here are the practical details needed to understand the system, use the indexes, and find and interpret the certificates.

Book #HE03, 328 pages, 2001

$22.00                  

Researching English Church Court Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Ecclesiastical courts controlled your ancestors’ lives! This book explains the importance of church court records to the family historian, gives examples of major types, and shows you how to find them.

Book #HE16, 127 pages, 2008

$14.00                    

Researching English Civil & Criminal Court Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

The courts, including civil and manor courts, quarter sessions, and criminal assizes controlled your ancestors' lives! This book explains the importance of court records to the family historian, gives examples of major types, and shows you how to find them.

Book #HE19, 229 pages, 2008

$19.00                   

Researching English Contemporary Documents - Dr. Penelope Christensen

This book surveys the genealogical significance and accessibility of a host of ancillary English documents such as diaries, directories, newspapers, records of Britons abroad, visitations, illustrations, death-related records and topographical and local historical works. The key you need to unlocking the door of your brick wall may be in here.

Book #HE14, 281 pages, 2004

$19.00                  

Researching English Education & Health Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

This book surveys the genealogical significance of developments in education and health issues in England. It describes the most important records for the family historian and indicates what they contain and where you can find them.

Book #HE13, 224 pages, 2004

$18.00                   

Researching English Land Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

A survey of the many records to do with land - maps, gazetteers, title deeds, land tax, ancient and modern Domesday books, tithes, enclosure, manorial records, quit claims, estate papers, freeholds, copyholds and leaseholds, Land Registry & Valuation Office records. The availability of documents and practical details on how to use them in genealogical research are emphasized.

Book #HE15, 316 pages, 2005

$21.00                   

Researching English Lists, Electoral Annuities, Business & Insurance Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Discussions on how electoral records, religious and loyalty lists, annuities, tontines, insurance, friendly society, and business records can assist family history research. Emphasis is on understanding the original purpose of the records and their usefulness to family historians, including practical details of availability, accessibility and usage. Discussions on how electoral records, religious and loyalty lists, annuities, tontines, insurance, friendly society, and business records can assist family history research. Emphasis is on understanding the original purpose of the records and their usefulness to family historians, including practical details of availability, accessibility and usage.

Book #HE18, 226 pages, 2007

$19.00                  

Researching English Non-Anglican Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Understanding the history of Protestant Nonconformist, Catholics and Jews in England is vital to good English genealogical research. Here are the practical details necessary for finding the records and interpreting the content of these original documents.

Book #HE12, 379 pages, 2003

$23.00                   

Researching English Occupations--Civilian Services - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Were some of your ancestors in the civilian services? Find out what records exist for the merchant marine, inland waterways, carters, coachmen, railways, police, customs and excise, post office and many others. Here is practical advice on the contents of the records, how to access them from where you live, and how to use them.

Book #HE09, 174 pages, 2003

$16.00                   

Researching English Occupations--Military Services - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Most families have members who were in one of the defence services. Extensive and detailed records still exist for the Army Militia, Royal Marines, Air Force and Navy, as well as for the East India Company. Here is practical advice on the contents of the records, how to access them from where you live, and how to use them.

Book #HE10, 303 pages, 2003

$22.00                   

Researching English Occupations--Professional & Trades - Dr. Penelope Christensen

How did your ancestors gain a livelihood? Were they in a profession or in a town or rural trade? This book covers sources describing such occupations, including training and qualification and how to find records of your ancestors at work. Here is practical advice on the contents of the records, how to access them from where you live, and how to use them.

Book #HE11, 464 pages, 2003

$28.00                   

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Researching English Parish Registers - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Understanding the structure and contents of parish records, especially those of the Church of England, in their historical context is essential to good English genealogical research. Here are practical details needed to find the registers, use the indexes, and interpret these original documents.

Book #HE04, 390 pages, 2001

$22.00                  

Researching English Poor Law & Parish Chest Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

This book shows you how to access the wealth of records giving details of their daily lives, whether they were "on the parish" or on the payroll.

Book #HE08, 300 pages, 2002

$21.00                 

Researching English Probate Records - Dr. Penelope Christensen

This book examines in some detail many aspects related to the subject of probate, including changes in the system of information gathering since 1858. The most important probate documents are wills, inventories, administrations, guardianships and Death Duty registers.

Book #HE06, 339 pages, 2001

$21.00                 

Researching English Taxes, Rates & Duties - Dr. Penelope Christensen

The complexities of the records of English taxes, rates and duties are clearly described to aid their use in genealogical research. Emphasis is on understanding the original purpose of the records and their usefulness to family historians, including practical details of availability, accessibility and usage. Here are the practical details necessary for finding the records and interpreting the content of these original documents.

Book #HE17, 199 pages, 2007

$18.00                  

Using Register Offices for English & Welsh Certificates - Dr. Penelope Christensen

Revised millennial edition of a favourite money-saver! Contains all Registration Districts from 1837 to date, showing how to obtain birth, marriage and death certificates for half the price and aggravation! District Lists 1837-1965 by numbered area for those hard-to-decipher names. Plus websites and e-mail addresses.

Book #HE05, 116 pages, 2nd Edition, 2001

$14.00                  

Using the National Archives in England - Sarah Minney

The National Archives is the most important source of information for your family history! If your ancestor was English, it is essential to know what records are available here and how to access them, whether in person or from a distance.

Book #HE21, 101 pages, 2014

$12.00                   

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