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Let's Get Organized! 3rd edtion

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2005

Seller ID: A-LGO

ISBN: 1-894018-81-8

Condition: 8 1/2 x 11, paper, 241 pages, softcover, 2005, Heritage Productions


Whether you're an amateur or a professional the key to productive and satisfying research is your ability to organize it. Learn how to manage your genealogical project with the expert advice in this book. This large volume includes proven effective researching and recording strategies. View more info

What Did They Do? Ancestral Terminology

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2007

Seller ID: BK08

ISBN: 1-897220-00-6X

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 412 pages, softcover, 2007, Heritage Productions


Was your ancestor a Lady from Hell? Or a Gentleman of the Horn Thumb? Or was he a Rag and Bone Man? A dictionary of names of occupations, nicknames, officials, personal attributes & relationships for family historians... View more info

Organization for One-Name Studies

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2001

Seller ID: BK18

ISBN: 1-894018-36-2X

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 89 pages, softcover, 2001, Heritage Productions


The genealogist who undertakes to collect all references to a certain surname faces unique logistical problems. This book will teach techniques to surmount these obstacles and have a well organized archive of data. View more info

Researching English and Welsh Census Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2001

Seller ID: HE02

ISBN: 1-894018-42-7

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 239 pp, 2001, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Researching English and Welsh Civil Registration Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2001

Seller ID: HE03

ISBN: 1-894018-76-1

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 300 pages, 2001, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Using Register Offices for English & Welsh Certificates, 2nd edition

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2001

Seller ID: HE05

ISBN: 1-894018-09-5

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 104 pages, softcover, 2001, Heritage Productions


Revised millennial edition of a favourite money-saver! Contains all Registeration 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 & E-mail addresses. View more info

Researching English Probate Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2001

Seller ID: HE06

ISBN: 1-894018-91-5

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, softcover, 337 pages, 2001, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Researching English Occupations - Civilian Services

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2003

Seller ID: HE09

ISBN: 1-894018-63-XX

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 159 pages, softcover, 2003, Heritage Productions


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 & 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. View more info

Researching English Occupations-Military Services

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2003

Seller ID: HE10

ISBN: 1-894018-65-6

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 292 pages, softcover, 2003, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Researching English Occupations-Professions and Trades

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2003

Seller ID: HE11

ISBN: 1-894018-67-2

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 452 pages, softcover, 2003, Heritage Productions


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 & qualification & 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. View more info

Researching English Non-Anglican Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2003

Seller ID: HE12

ISBN: 1-894018-90-7

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 380 pages, softcover, 2003, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Researching English Education & Health Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2004

Seller ID: HE13

ISBN: 1-894018-50-8

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 212 pages, softcover, 2004, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Researching English Contemporary Documents

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2004

Seller ID: HE14

ISBN: 1-894018-52-4

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 269 pages, softcover, 2004, Heritage Productions


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. View more info

Researching English Land Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2005

Seller ID: HE15

ISBN: 1-894018-54-0

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 304 pages, softcover, 2005, Heritage Productions


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

Researching English Church Court Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2008

Seller ID: HE16

ISBN: 1-897220-03-0

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 2008, Heritage Productions


This book deals with ecclesiastical courts; civil and criminal courts are detailed in a companion volume entitled Researching English Civil & Criminal Court Records and the latter includes a section on prisoners and punishments. There was always a certain amount of overlap between the kinds of cases taken to the different courts, and both church and civil courts referred serious cases upwards to the criminal courts and highest appeal courts. View more info

Researching English Taxes, Rates & Duties

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2007

Seller ID: HE17

ISBN: 1-894018-54-X

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 187 pages, softcover, 2007, Heritage Productions


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 & their usefulness to family historians, including practical details of availability, accessibility and usage. View more info

Researching English Lists, Electoral, Annuities, Business and Insurance Records

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2007

Seller ID: HE18

ISBN: 1-897220-00-6

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 215 pages, softcover, 2007, Heritage Productions


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

Finding Your Scottish Ancestors, 2nd edition

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2000

Seller ID: HS01

ISBN: 1-894018-05-2

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 222 pages, 2000, Heritage Productions


The 4 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. View more info

Finding Your Scandinavian Ancestors , 2nd edition

By: Penelope Christensen, Ph.D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2001

Seller ID: HV06

ISBN: 1-894018-11-7

Condition: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paper, 160 pages, 2001, Heritage Productions


Scandinavian ancestors are some of the easiest to find because they left detailed records which have been well preserved and are easily available at Family History Centers. This book guides you to your ancestors in Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. View more info