Family History Cultures and Faiths: ..How your ancestors lived and worshipped

By: Michael Gandy

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Book Details: The National Archives [United Kingdom]


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For centuries, the patterns of our ancestors lives were shaped by traditions of culture and faith, and they left a rich legacy of documents, registers and possessions. This wide-ranging guide shows how to use religious records of life s milestones such as christening, confirmation, marriage and burial in family history research, drawing on material in The National Archives and elsewhere. It covers diverse faiths Christianity, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and others and suggests the best sources for each, from the earliest records to more recent times.Full of practical advice for all levels of experience, the book offers solutions for common problems and advice on how to find out more. It also explores how and where communities maintained their beliefs, from celebrations and festivals to religious buildings and schools.

Title: Family History Cultures and Faiths: ..How your ancestors lived and worshipped

Author: Michael Gandy

Categories: Great Britain,

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

ISBN Number: 1905615116

ISBN Number 13: 9781905615117

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: The National Archives [United Kingdom]

Seller ID: 615117

Description: For centuries, the patterns of our ancestors’ lives were shaped by traditions of culture and faith, and they left a rich legacy of documents, registers and possessions. This wide-ranging guide shows how to use religious records of life’s milestones – such as christening, confirmation, marriage and burial – in family history research, drawing on material in The National Archives and elsewhere. It covers diverse faiths – Christianity, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and others – and suggests the best sources for each, from the earliest records to more recent times.

Full of practical advice for all levels of experience, the book offers solutions for common problems and advice on how to find out more. It also explores how and where communities maintained their beliefs, from celebrations and festivals to religious buildings and schools.

About Author
MICHAEL GANDY is a renowned genealogist, professional researcher, lecturer, author and editor of The Genealogists’ Magazine. He wrote Tracing Your Catholic Ancestors for The National Archives’ award-winning Pocket Guide series and is a former chairman of the Catholic History Society. He has been tracing his own ancestry for over 40 years.

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