The new, fully-updated edition of Collins Tracing Your Family History is the definitive handbook for anyone interested in tracing their family’s past.
Firmly practical in its approach, yet entertaining in its style, this reference guide is the indispensable companion for all who are seeking a reliable, one-source volume to use while tracking down their family origins.
New and up-to-date content helps you make the most of your resources - such as how best to utilise the internet, and informs you about the most recent records released which could be vital to your search for your ancestry.
The book gives comprehensive guidance on the full variety of governmental, religious and more obscure records available to the family history sleuth. The guide also contains highly useful advice on how to expand and reinvigorate a search when the trial runs cold – as it inevitably will.
Author Anthony Adolph balances detailed instruction and guidance with humorous anecdotes and illuminating history lessons, ensuring an informative and entertaining read.
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‘Definitive advice for anyone interested in tracing their family’s past.’ Family Tree Magazine
‘…the information is superb.’ Ancestors
‘The overriding feeling about this book is that it is bending over backwards to try and assist researchers, providing answers by almost pre-empting the questions.’
‘Enthusiasm and quirky knowledge (that) makes this book stand out.’ Family History MonthlyFrom the Back Cover:
'Collins Tracing Your Family History' is an authoritative, in-depth and accessible guide to tracing your ancestors. Written by genealogy expert Anthony Adolph, this book takes you step-by-step through the challenging, intriguing and rewarding process of discovering your family's past.
Covers the basic starting points for complete beginners, through to invaluable hints for taking your research further and how to unlock your search when the trail goes cold.
Totally up-to-date, it includes advice on all the latest technology and internet resources available to the amateur genealogist.
Unique in its recognition of the increasingly multi-racial nature of modern British ancestry.
Brings the past to life through vivid stories of real people living real lives.
Provides a one-stop reference for all the contacts and addresses you will need.
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Book Description Collins, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 320 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007274920
Book Description Harpercollins Reference Hbacks, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007274920