Tracking Down Your Ancestors : Discover the Story Behind Your Ancestors and Bring Your Family History to Life Paperback
by Harry Alder
Researching your family history can be an absorbing hobby, or a one-off project that your whole family will value and build on.
You can do it seriously or just for fun and a conversation topic, especially at family gatherings.
This book will lead you to the vast number of genealogy websites, where family history research that used to take months can now produce exciting results in a weekend. Or you can find out how to do your own detective work at friendly record offices and beautiful parish church cemeteries.
Contents: 1. Getting started 2. Online family searching 3. Harnessing internet sources 4. Tearless transcribing 5. Organised support 6. Vital public records 7. Interpreting old records 8. Getting to know your ancestors Appendices
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 264 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/08/2002
- Category: Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours
- ISBN: 9781857038286