Introduction. What Granny Remembers: Oral History. Writing Down Your Family Story. Making Your Family Tree. Grandpa's Sister's Daughter: Who's Who in Your Family? Old Photographs: Making An Illustrated Family Tree. Of Mice, Dwarfs and Wizards - Family History in Stories. Where Do I Come From? The Family Tree of Life. Family Trees Through Time. Life in the Past. Names, And What They Really Tell Us. Things That We Inherit. Using and Understanding Old Records. Where Next? Visiting archives and ancestral homes. Index. Acknowledgements.
Anthony Adolph is a professional genealogist, writer and broadcaster. He is presenter of TV's Extraordinary Ancestors, Antiques Ghostshow and Ancestor Hunters as well as Radio 4's Meet the Descendants. He has his own genealogy practice and has helped many clients including celebrities and the royal family to trace their family trees. He is the author of Tracing Your Family History (Collins, 1996) which sold over 40,000 copies in hardback. Anthony lives in Penge, London.
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