Sunday, 10 February 2013

New UK Family History Books

With Who Do You Think You Are? Live less than two weeks away there's a small flood of new British genealogy books out, or due out, to capture the market. Here is a personal selection of those with February release dates, all listed at amazon.co.uk

"Assuming the reader has no prior knowledge of the British Army, its history or organization, Simon Fowler explains what records survive, where they are to be found and how they can help you in your research. He shows how to make the best use of the increasing number of related resources to be found online"
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd; 2nd edition edition (21 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 1781590869

"leads readers through the various types of death records, showing how they can be found, read and interpreted - and how to glean as much information as possible from them."

Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd (21 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 184884784X





"how to decode family stories, to find the truth and prove your descent from blue-blooded forebears. His book shows you how to expand your aristocratic pedigree sideways and backwards, incorporating heraldic records and printed pedigrees such as those in Burke's Peerage.|

Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd (21 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 1781591644


"a timely guide if you are researching the soldiers, sailors or airmen."
"introduces readers to the multitude of sources they can use to explore the history of the war"

Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd (21 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 1781590370







"offers a host of new, original and unpublished articles commissioned by us. This new book comprehensively covers everything from beginning your family history to areas of specific research, as well as advice on using the internet, digital technology and military sources.
Listings of over five thousand useful addresses and contacts are at your fingertips at all times."

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Robert Blatchford Publishing Ltd (28 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 0955239982


"guides readers through the most important information sources for family historians in the UK including family documents, official records, archives and websites. From what to expect on a birth cert to how to use newspaper archives each chapter focuses on an area of research and takes you through the basics. This book focuses on UK records and archives."

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd; 2nd New edition edition (28 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 1408175703




Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Robert Blatchford Publishing Ltd (28 Feb 2013)
ISBN-10: 0955239974











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