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Tracing your ancestors in the National Archives.

Author: Amanda Bevan
Publisher: Kew : National Archives, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th ed.View all editions and formats
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This seventh edition, the first since the Public Record Office became The National Archives, includes updates throughout on the census and records of inheritance, births marriages and deaths of Britons overseas, immigration, the army, merchant seamen, the poor, crime, justice and more; a new text feature showing how each record can be accessed, whether online, as documents, microfilm, etc; a new index to record  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Family histories
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Geneology
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Bevan, Amanda.
Tracing your ancestors in the National Archives.
Kew : National Archives, 2006
(OCoLC)607817093
Online version:
Bevan, Amanda.
Tracing your ancestors in the National Archives.
Kew : National Archives, 2006
(OCoLC)608820830
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Bevan
ISBN: 1903365899 9781903365892
OCLC Number: 62761765
Notes: Previous ed. published as: Tracing your ancestors in the Public Record Office. Richmond : Public Record Office, 2002.
Description: ix, 566 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Getting the best results: the website and beyond 1 --
2 National Archives and the Family Records Centre 20 --
3 Censuses of England, Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, 1801-1901 32 --
4 Civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from 1 July 1837 37 --
5 Religious registration of births, marriages and deaths before 1 July 1837 43 --
6 Illegitimacy, foundlings, divorce and burial 56 --
7 Births, marriages and deaths at sea 66 --
8 Births, marriages and deaths of Britons overseas or in the armed services 70 --
9 Inheritance: general advice on wills and probate 91 --
10 Inheritance: wills and probate records at the National Archives 102 --
11 Medieval and Early Modern sources for family history 117 --
12 Welsh family history 125 --
13 Scottish family history 130 --
14 Irish family history 134 --
15 Isle of Man family history 141 --
16 Channel Islands family history 143 --
17 Britons around the world 148 --
18 Emigration 158 --
19 Immigration and nationality 171 --
20 Signatures: oaths of allegiance, loyal addresses and petitions 182 --
21 Electroal registration 185 --
22 Changes of name 189 --
23 Army: an overview 192 --
24 Army sources for family history 197 --
25 Army service records before 1914 208 --
26 Army service records, from 1914 onwards 243 --
27 Army: linked services 263 --
28 Royal Navy 270 --
29 Royal Marines 309 --
30 Royal Air Force and earlier air services 316 --
31 Prisoners of war and internees 320 --
32 Preventive services and the Coastguard 332 --
33 Police forces 338 --
34 In the service of the Crown 347 --
35 Merchant seamen 360 --
36 Railway workers 376 --
37 Apprentices 381 --
38 Lawyers 384 --
39 Education 389 --
40 Hospitals and the medical professions 391 --
41 Poor Laws and friendly societies 396 --
42 Lunacy 401 --
43 Churches and chapels 405 --
44 Jews 413 --
45 Blacks and Asians 417 --
46 Coroners' inquests 422 --
47 Prisoners and convicts 426 --
48 Criminal trials 439 --
49 Manors, Crown lands and wardship 455 --
50 Land transfer 465 --
51 Surveys of land and house ownership and tenancy 470 --
52 Taxation 475 --
53 Tontines and annuity records 483 --
54 Business records 485 --
55 Insolvent debtors and bankrupts 487 --
56 Civil litigation: an introduction to the legal system 495 --
57 Civil litigation: the central common law courts 498 --
58 Civil litigation: Chancery proceedings 502 --
59 Civil litigation: Exchequer equity proceedings 519 --
60 Civil litigation: Courts of Star Chamber, Requests, Augmentations, Wards and palatine equity 528 --
61 Civil litigation: Admiralty, Delegates and Privy Council appeals 536.

Abstract:

Offers a way to explore people in the past, through the holdings of The National Archives at Kew and the Family Records Centre at Islington. Aimed at researchers at various levels, from family  Read more...

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"if you can't find it in this book, it doesn't exist." Family Tree Magazine "A must have on one's bookshelf." Family History News and Digest "this book is excellent" Family History Monthly

 
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