Family History Made Easy
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 160 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations, 300 colour photos|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 29 October 2004|
A fascinating detailed guide to discovering family roots and unearthing the secrets of ancestors. Contains all the information needed to start and continue the search, from how to access the relevant records in libraries, institutions and government bodies, to using census information, The National Archive, and the Internet. Clear and concise instructions on how to log and collate a family history, and draw up a family tree. Starts with the basics of beginning a search and then continues through each developing stage. Provides invaluable lists, checklists, hints and tips, as well as help on recording data and using the most methodical research techniques. Includes colourful historical detail as well as incredible illustrations of family and social life through the ages.
About the Author
Kathy Chater has taught genealogy and associated research subjects for nearly ten years. Her areas of special expertise include research skills, and the basis of her book is that these are central to the successful tracing of ancestors. She learnt her own research skills at the BBC, working on production teams. Her writing includes a website on tracing Caribbean ancestry, articles for several magazines, and books on media communication and television research. Kathy is a member of the Society of Genealogists and has traced her own family back to the 1600s.
28.55 x 21.89 x 1.45 centimeters (0.82 kg)|
15+ years |