An Emerald Guide to Grow Your Own Family Tree

by Pauline Golds
An Emerald Guide to Grow Your Own Family Tree

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Many people want to trace their roots and there has never been a better time to do so. However, with so many online resources now available it can be a daunting task for the beginner. This book will go through all the basics from gathering information from relatives and using County Archives, to making use of the best of the internet. It explains in depth how to obtain relevant documents, how to gather clues to further your research and how to do all this in the most economical way. The book also covers many topics that are likely to be unfamiliar to the 21st century researcher such as the Poor Laws and the Workhouses, Marriage Laws and other Parliamentary Acts that are an alien concept to us today. So, it is not just about putting names on a tree, it is an all-round insight into the daily lives of our ancestors.
About the book

Many people want to trace their roots and there has never been a better time to do so. However, with so many online resources now available it can be a daunting task for the beginner. This book will go through all the basics from gathering information from relatives and using County Archives, to making use of the best of the internet. It explains in depth how to obtain relevant documents, how to gather clues to further your research and how to do all this in the most economical way. The book also covers many topics that are likely to be unfamiliar to the 21st century researcher such as the Poor Laws and the Workhouses, Marriage Laws and other Parliamentary Acts that are an alien concept to us today. So, it is not just about putting names on a tree, it is an all-round insight into the daily lives of our ancestors.

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