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Tracing Your Family Tree

Published by Lorenz Books .
Written in English.

About the Book

Have you ever wondered what the lives of your British forefathers were like? What were their occupations? What conditions did they live in? Did they always reside in the United Kingdom, or did they themselves arrive from somewhere more exotic? Perhaps you are descended from aristocracy, or one of history’s more colorful characters?

Tracing jour Family Tree will take you on an exciting voyage of discovery into your family’s past. It offers a complete introduction to the subject of genealogy and to the process of tracing your very own family tree. This book begins with the basics of starting your search and guides you through each developing stage. Almost every feasible link your family may have had with archived information is discussed — was your ancestor a nurse, a miner, a landowner, a convict, a pedlar or a preacher? You’11 learn what clues to look out for as you study old photographs, certificates and documents, and find out about the organizations in the UK, and website links that will help you to take your investigations further.

All that you need to know to get you started is in this book, with invaluable contacts and addresses, checklists, hints and tips, as well as help on recording your data and using the most methodical research techniques. Enticing historical detail and incredible paintings and photographs of Britain through the centuries illustrates the society your familv lived through, and gives the past vibrancy and immediacy.

As you step back in time and the lives of your British forebears begin to unfold, you’re guaranteed to be gripped as the fascinating links that connect you to the past are revealed.

The Physical Object

Number of pages
11.8 x 9.3 x 1 inches
3.6 pounds

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