Easy Family History: The Stress-Free Guide to Starting Your Research

By: David Annal

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Book Details: 256 pages; 4 1/2" x 6 1/4", paperback , The National Archives [United Kingdom]


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This guide is for everyone interested in their ancestors whose research has not yet begun, or is in its early stages. It offers exactly what it says on the cover. David Annal introduces all the relevant sources of information in easy steps and most logical sequence, focusing on what you really need to know. The chapters are interwoven with practical features on issues that could crop up during research: for example different spellings of your ancestor's surname. Written with humour and minimum fuss, this is the most accessible guide on the market - and at a size and price to suit any pocket.

Title: Easy Family History: The Stress-Free Guide to Starting Your Research

Author: David Annal

Categories: Great Britain,

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

ISBN Number: 1903365791

ISBN Number 13: 9781903365793

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 256 pages; 4 1/2" x 6 1/4", paperback , The National Archives [United Kingdom]

Seller ID: 365793

Description: Easy Family History is The National Archives' new pocket guide, designed to ease beginners into family history.
This guide is for everyone interested in their ancestors whose research has not yet begun, or is in its early stages. It offers exactly what it says on the cover. David Annal introduces all the relevant sources of information in easy steps and most logical sequence, focusing on what you really need to know. The chapters are interwoven with practical features on issues that could crop up during research: for example different spellings of your ancestor's surname.

Written with humour and minimum fuss, this is the most accessible guide on the market - and at a size and price to suit any pocket.

About Author
David Annal was a professional genealogical researcher until he joined the Family Records Centre in 1998. He is currently the FRC's development manager. He is on the editorial board of The National Archives' Ancestors magazine, and has written widely on family history.

Table of Contents
*Homework: domestic sources
*In the Beginning: birth records
*Coming Together: marriage records
*Counting the People: census returns
*Ashes to Ashes: death records
*Where There's a Will: probate records
*Going Back in Time: parish registers
*Where in the World: maps and photographs
*Read All About It: newspapers
*The Whole World is Out There: the internet
*Where Do I Go Now?
256 pages; 4 1/2" x 6 1/4", paperback , The National Archives [United Kingdom]