A Dictionary of Family History: The Genealogists' ABC

A Dictionary of Family History: The Genealogists' ABC

by Jonathan Scott

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Overview

An A-to-Z genealogy reference for those who want to research their family trees.
 
Part encyclopedia, part dictionary, part almanac, this is a practical, easy-to-use reference, filled with thousands of fact-filled A-to-Z entries. You’ll find:
 
*definitions of genealogy terms
*timelines
*details of available archives and websites
*advice on research methods
*explanations of genealogical peculiarities and puzzles that would test the knowledge of even veteran researchers
 
With an emphasis on families with ancestors from Great Britain, this book includes many intriguing historical tidbits, such as the mechanics of the first census. For those interested in family, local, and social history, it’s both a useful tool and an enjoyable compendium.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473892545
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 250,148
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Jonathan Scott is a freelance writer specializing in family history. He is a former deputy editor of Family History Monthly and has penned the Best Websites column for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine since 2007. He also writes the magazines monthly Around Britain feature and compiles the end-of-year look-ahead at developments online. In addition to his work in family history, he has compiled Collecting Childrens Books, Rare Book Price Guide, The Family History Web Directory and Tracing Your British and Irish Ancestors.

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