Family History Companion: Fast Forward Your Faily History Seach

By: Mark Pearsall

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Book Details: The National Archives [United Kingdom]


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Practical and portable, this easy to use handbook offers new insight into family history today. Drawing on the expertise of the National Archives, it explores terms, topics, sources and record types from medieval times to the present, explaining how and why they can help your own research. Equally suited to browsing or quick reference, it combines wide-ranging knowledge with practical tips and advice.Compact in format and affordably priced, it offers well-organized information on, for example: key concepts in family history, including the census, parish registers, wills, trades and professions, immigration and emigration, military service and empire, land records and maps; record types and series (at the National Archives and elsewhere) and how to access them most effectively; the latest electronic developments, and advice on efficient online research; researching minority groups (religious or ethnic); demographic history (internal and external migration, denization, citizenship applications etc); hundreds of family history terms, acronyms and abbreviations; key institutions and how to use them; organizations and societies (local to international); and, the history of family history.

Title: Family History Companion: Fast Forward Your Faily History Seach

Author: Mark Pearsall

Categories: Great Britain,

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

ISBN Number: 1905615078

ISBN Number 13: 9781905615070

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: The National Archives [United Kingdom]

Seller ID: 615070

Description: ***A practical A-Z handbook that explains family history terms, topics, records and sources and shows how to use them to speed up your search***
Practical and portable, this easy to use handbook offers new insight into family history today. Drawing on the expertise of The National Archives, it explores terms, topics, sources and record types from medieval times to the present, explaining how and why they can help your own research. Equally suited to browsing or quick reference, it combines wide-ranging knowledge with practical tips and advice. Compact in format and affordably priced, it offers well-organized information including:

· The latest electronic developments and advice on efficient online research
· Researching minority groups (religious and ethnic)
· Organizations and societies (international)
· Hundreds of family history terms, acronyms and abbreviations

About Author
Mark Pearsall joined The National Archives in the 1980’s, and has many years’ experience of advising on its holdings, including immigration records. Currently he works in Reader Information Services Department. He is a contributor to Ancestors, The National Archives’ family history magazine. In 2002, Roger published Emigrants and Expats.
The National Archives [United Kingdom]