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MAP: Ireland/Britain (2 maps) 1844, 1797

By: N/A

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: X01

Condition: 2 black and white maps, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


A.K. Johnston's map of Ireland, reprinted from an 1844 original, shows counties, towns, roads and villages, as well as canals and railroads, as they were at the time of the Great Famine. Ideal for locating Irish villages. The set also includes our reprint of Laurie and Whittle's 1797 map The Invasions of England and Ireland that identifies 62 major battle sites in England and Wales and 14 in Ireland.2 black and white maps, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper,... View more info

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Air Force Records: A Guide for Family Historians

By: Spencer, William

Price: $24.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 615254

ISBN: 1905615256

Condition: The National Archives [United Kingdom]


***Newly revised including expanded section on the interwar years including records of RAF actions in North and South Russia, Mesopotamia, Persia, Somaliland, India and Palestine***This practical and accessible guide shows how to explore British air forces – and ancestors who served in them – through the wealth of material a tht eNational Archives and elsewhere. Thoroughly revised and updated, it covers air forces as varied as the Royal Engineers Balloo... View more info

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Census: The Expert Guide: Tools - Techniques - Lives Revealed

By: Christian, Peter

Price: $29.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615346

ISBN: 1905615345

Condition: 256 pages; 6" x 9", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


***Coinciding with the release of the 1911 census, an expert guide to using original records and online sources to discover your ancestors' lives***Written by bestselling author Peter Christian and the National Archives’ census expert Dave Annal, this fascinating guide shows how using the census can transform your family research. It shows how to interpret intricate details of your ancestors’ lives, from names, addresses and ages to family relationships... View more info

MAP: A Compleat Map of the British Isles, or Great Britain and Ireland, with Their Respective Roads and Divisions

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: M25

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 20x26" cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Black and white map, printed on 20x26" cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

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Bound for Botany Bay: British Convict Voyages to Australia

By: Alan Brooke and David Brandon

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365786

ISBN: 1903365783

Condition: 272 pages; 6 1/4" x 9 1/4", cloth, $36.00, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


***A fresh look at the adventures of the 162,000 men, women and children that were transported to Australia during the infamous convict years***This is the story of an extraordinary period in British criminal history, brought to life through unique surviving records held by the UK National Archives.For over two hundred years, tens of thousands of convicts were sentenced to be ‘banished beyond the seas’, mostly to Australia and to destinations whi... View more info

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THE ORIGINS OF THE BRITISH WELFARE STATE: Society, State and Social Welfare in England and Wales 1800-1945

By: Bernard Harris

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd: Jul 2004

Seller ID: 649982

ISBN: 0-333-64998-2

Condition: 344 pages, 6 x 9 1/4, paperback / softcover, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd


This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of social welfare and social policy in Britain before the modern welfare state. It examines the role played by voluntary social provision (including self-help and mutual aid), as well as the growth of state intervention, in meeting welfare needs. It offers detailed coverage of all the main areas of social policy and provides an introduction to the competing theoretical explanations for the growth of welfare s... View more info

Tracing Your Naval Ancestors [UK]

By: Bruno Pappalardo

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365376

ISBN: 1903365376

Condition: 240 pages; 7 1/4" x 9 1/2", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


This detailed guide explains the wide and diverse range of records and secondary sources which can be used to trace genealogical and career information in relation to the men and women who have served in the Royal Navy, and the naval reserve and auxiliary forces formed to assist it, from 1660 to modern times.With an easy to follow and accessible format, this up-to-date guide provides illustrations of key documents, lists of useful websites, publications and addre... View more info

A Register of the Scholars Admitted into Merchant Taylors’ School, from A.D. 1562 to 1699

By: Charles J. Robinson

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1882)

Seller ID: R0736

ISBN: 1585497363

Condition: 406 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1882), 2001, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 406 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


406 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1882), 2001, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 406 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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

By: David Annal

Price: $14.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365793

ISBN: 1903365791

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


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... View more info

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Germany 1944: The British Soldier's Pocketbook

By: Edited by The National Archives

Price: $12.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365915

ISBN: 1903365910

Condition: 80 pages; 5" x 6", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


This soldier’s pocketbook from 1944, and the tale of its creation, reveal a fascinating moment of history: a snapshot of prejudices, expectations, assumptions and fears. It was created in conditions of secrecy to prepare British and Allied soldiers for entering and occupying Germany - but at a time when even victory was not guaranteed. What would they face? How would they be treated? How would they manage a population they were used to thinking of only as "ene... View more info

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Shot Down and in the Drink: True Stories of RAF and Commonwealth aircrew saved from the sea 1939-1945

By: Graham Pitchfork

Price: $17.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615056

ISBN: 1905615051

Condition: 304 pages; 5" x 7 3/4", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


Using extensive research into official records held at The National Archives, Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork describes the formation and evolution of Air Sea Rescue in response to wartime events. He reveals how aircrews were trained to act in crash scenarios, the survival equipment they used, and the different methods of possible rescue - by RAF or Royal Navy launches, by airborne lifeboats, or by aircraft such as the Lysander or specialist amphibious and flying boats. M... View more info

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Shot Down and on the Run: True Stories of Royal Air Force and Commonwealth aircrews of WWII [Great Britain]

By: Graham Pitchfork

Price: $17.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615063

ISBN: 190561506X

Condition: The National Archives [United Kingdom]


These extraordinary true stories retell the experiences of British, Canadian, Australian and other Commonwealth airmen who survived behind enemy lines. Based on first-hand accounts and the little known official debriefs, they evoke both the heroic characters and the hostile terrain they endured including:· The Halifax pilot shot down in northern Germany who walked and cycled over 1000 miles to safety in Barcelona· The Wellington crew who were rescued after ... View more info

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Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War

By: Ian F.W. Beckett

Price: $36.00

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365816

ISBN: 1903365813

Condition: 224 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


Every war has its ‘home front’, but World War I - the ‘Great War’ - was the first to utterly transform civilian life. Not only did families risk their fathers and sons in active combat, but every member of society was mobilized in some way to contribute to the war effort. In the course of these eventful years the population experienced rationing, shortages, aerial bombing, thousands more women in work (known as ‘dilution’ of the wor... View more info

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The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives

By: Ian F.W. Beckett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365410

ISBN: 1903365414

Condition: 288 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


288 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom] View more info

Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 10, 1902

By: Joseph Jackson Howard

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1902)

Seller ID: H0405

ISBN: 0788404059

Condition: 190 pages, 8.5x11, (1902), reprint, 8?x11, paper, index, illus., 190 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


190 pages, 8.5x11, (1902), reprint, 8?x11, paper, index, illus., 190 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 11, 1903

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1903)

Seller ID: H0435

ISBN: 0788404350

Condition: 202 pages, 8.5x11, (1903), reprint, 8.5x11, paper, index, illus., 202 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Records genealogical information in the form of pedigrees starting in the mid-18th century. Pedigrees start with the grandparents of the principal person, and contain notices of all descendants of their name, often covering five generations. A significant amount of genealogical and biographical information is given for each person. Lavishly illustrated with portraits, silhouettes, signatures, and coats of arms. Volume 11 lists pedigrees (from various counties): Abercromb... View more info

Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 12, 1904

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1904)

Seller ID: H9436

ISBN: 0788404369

Condition: 212 pages, 8.5x11, (1904), reprint, 8.5x11, paper, index, illus., 212 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


212 pages, 8.5x11, (1904), reprint, 8.5x11, paper, index, illus., 212 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Visitation of England and Wales Notes : Volume 11, 1915

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1915)

Seller ID: H0825

ISBN: 0788408259

Condition: 199 pages, 8.5x11, (1915), reprint, 8?x11, paper, index, illus., 199 pp , Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The "Notes" series contain genealogical data on the older generations of the families discussed in the "Visitations" series, to which they are directly keyed. The bulk of the material in these volumes consists of documents, abstracts and other supporting material. Volume 11 contains: Grants of arms: Caleb Fletcher, 1802; Bartholomew and John Gidley, 1666; John Carlisle Deey Spedding, 1908. Pedigrees of Barlow, Barry, Bodington, Bolton, Clay, Cunliffe, Fis... View more info

Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 13, 1905

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1905)

Seller ID: H0476

ISBN: 0788404768

Condition: 220 pages, 8.5x11, (1905), reprint, 8.5x11, paper, index, illus., 220 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


220 pages, 8.5x11, (1905), reprint, 8.5x11, paper, index, illus., 220 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 14, 1906

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1906)

Seller ID: H0477

ISBN: 0788404776

Condition: 222 pages, 8.5x11, (1906), reprint, 8.5x11, paper, index, illus., 222 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Records genealogical information in the form of pedigrees starting in the mid-18th century. Pedigrees start with the grandparents of the principal person, and contain notices of all descendants of their name, often covering five generations. A significant amount of genealogical and biographical information is given for each person. Lavishly illustrated with portraits, silhouettes, signatures, and coats of arms. Volume 14 lists pedigrees (from various counties): Ancaster ... View more info