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  • Ancestors in the Attic:  Making Family Memorabilia into History
    $33.00 Ancestors in the Attic: Making Family Memorabilia into History
    Format: Book Author: Karen Foy ISBN: 9780752464282 Year of publication: 2012 A guide to a fantastic and often overlooked resource to learning more about ancestors' everyday livesMuch family history focuses on digging...
  • Ancestral trails: the complete guide to British genealogy and family history
    $60.00 Ancestral trails: the complete guide to British genealogy and family history
    Format: Large Book Author: Mark D. Herber ISBN: 9780750941983 Year of publication: 2010 Genealogy, the study of individual's descent and relationships, is the starting point when researching family history. But where does...
  • Are We Related: How to find your famous ancestors
    $28.00 $20.00 Are We Related: How to find your famous ancestors
    Format: BookAuthor: Eve McLaughlinISBN: 1853067415 Year of publication: 2002 This highly readable book is the ideal guide for anyone who suspects they may have famous ancestors - whether Kings, Royal mistresses,...
  • Art of Punctuation
    $28.00 Art of Punctuation
    Format: BookAuthor: Noah LukemanISBN: 9780199210787 Year of publication: 2007`Punctuation never lies.' According to author and literary agent, Noah Lukeman., flaws in a piece of creative writing can be spotted most...
  • Basic facts about..using the Family Records Centre
    $4.40 Basic facts about..using the Family Records Centre
    Format: Small Item Author: Audrey Collins ISBN: 186006051 Year of publication: 1998 Publisher: Federation of Family History Societies (Publications)Paperback, 16...
  • Basic facts about: Descendant tracing
    $9.50 Basic facts about: Descendant tracing
    Format: BookAuthor: Tom WoodISBN: 1860061621 Year of publication: 2002Everyone has more living relatives than they know. When it comes to our living third cousins who share common descent with us from one set of our 2 x...
  • Basic record keeping for family historians
    $15.00 Basic record keeping for family historians
    Format: Book Author: Andrew Todd ISBN: 0948781084 Year of publication: 1991 Postage $4.00 Unique to the family history market - essential guidance for organising notes. Hundreds of practical recording hints - any missing...
  • Beginners Guide to tracing your roots
    $29.00 Beginners Guide to tracing your roots
    Format: BookAuthor: Diane MarelliISBN: 9781845281854 Year of publication: 2007Do you want to research your family history but don't know where to start? The best way to show you is to take you on a voyage of discovery …...
  • Birth and Baptism Records
    $12.00 Birth and Baptism Records
    Format: BookAuthor: Stuart A. RaymondISBN: 9781906280246 Year of publication: 2010Records of births/baptisms, marriages, and deaths/burals are vital sources for family historians. It is impossible to trace pedigrees...
  • Birth, Marriage & Death Records-A Guide for Family Historians
    $30.00 Birth, Marriage & Death Records-A Guide for Family Historians
    Format: Book Author: David Annal, Audrey Collins ISBN: 9781848845725 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Birth, marriage and death records are an essential resource for family historians, and this handbook is an...
  • Census: the expert guide
    $40.00 Census: the expert guide
    Format: BookAuthor: Peter Christian & David AnnalISBN: 9781905615346 Year of publication: 2008A compelling, up to the minute guide to using the census in your family research. Written by a bestselling genealogy author...
  • Citing Historical Sources-a manual for family historians
    $12.00 Citing Historical Sources-a manual for family historians
    Format: Small Item Author: Noeline Kyle ISBN: 978 1 921956 13 3 Year of publication: 2013   Citing Historical Sources: A Manual for Family Historians' aims to answer the question "how do I reference the diverse...
  • Compiling your family history
    $10.00 Compiling your family history
    Format: BookAuthor: Society of Australian GenealogistsISBN: 9780949531322 Year of publication: 2007 Postage $4.00Ideal for those starting out and for those who have hit a brick wall in their research, Compiling Your...
  • Cracking the Code of Old Handwriting
    $11.00 Cracking the Code of Old Handwriting
    Book Postage $4.00 Sooner or later, family historians will come across a major obstacle in progressing their research - old handwriting can be difficult to resolve and this booklet is designed to overcome some of these...
  • Dating Twentieth Century Photographs
    $20.00 Dating Twentieth Century Photographs
    Book Postage $4.00 The successor guide to Dating Old Photographs by the same author concentrates on the understanding, identification and dating of Victorian photographs...
  • Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms
    $10.00 Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms
    Book Postage $4.00 Death certificates are an important document in family research, both to 'kill off' our ancestors and to determine their cause of death. This is especially so for people who are interested in establishing...
  • Dictionary of Medical and Related Terms for Family Historians
    $20.00 Dictionary of Medical and Related Terms for Family Historians
    Book Joan Grundy has forty years' experience as a midwife and practice nurse. During thirty of these years, she has researched her own family history and has been involved with several F.H. Societies. Her publication is...
  • Digital Imaging Essentials
    $35.00 Digital Imaging Essentials
    Format: Book Author: Geoffrey Rasmussen ISBN: 9781921956188 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Genealogists use digital imaging technology every day with cameras, scanners, saving files, sharing records and so on...
  • Discover Your Roots: 52 brilliant Ideas for exploring your family and local history
    $25.00 Discover Your Roots: 52 brilliant Ideas for exploring your family and local history
    Book A couple of decades ago we were thought to be bit cranky for tracing our origins. Now discovering our roots has become a truly mainstream activity with millions of enthusiasts worldwide. Finding out about your ancestors...
  • Discovering First Names
    $18.70 Discovering First Names
    Book This popular and handy guide includes some two thousand three hundred first names in use in Britain today, set out in alphabetical order. It gives, whenever possible, the meaning of each name with its derivation and...
  • DNA and Social Networking:  A Guide to Genealogy in the Twenty-First Century
    $40.00 DNA and Social Networking: A Guide to Genealogy in the Twenty-First Century
    Format: BookAuthor: Debbie KennettISBN: 9780752458625 Year of publication: 2011 The first decade of the new millennium has been an exciting time for the family historian. The increasing availability of online resources...
  • DNA for Genealogists
    $14.00 DNA for Genealogists
    Format: BookAuthor: Kerry FarmerISBN: 9780980874686 Year of publication: 2011 Postage $4.00 As well as providing information about ourselves, DNA testing allows us to find others who share our ancestors, and also confirm...
  • Easy Family History
    $22.00 Easy Family History
    Format: BookAuthor: David AnnalISBN: 1903365791 Year of publication: 2005The stress-free guide to starting your research This guide is for everyone interested in their ancestors whose research has not yet begun, or is in...
  • Easy Family History: The stress-free guide to starting your research (Second Edition)
    $23.00 Easy Family History: The stress-free guide to starting your research (Second Edition)
    Format: Book Author: David Annal ISBN: 9781408175705 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 From what to expect on a birth certificate to how to use newspaper archives, each chapter focuses on an area of research and...
  • English Country House Explained
    $30.00 English Country House Explained
    Format: Small Item Author: Trevor Yorke ISBN: 9781846743016 Year of publication: 2012   England's country houses have never been more popular with visitors. Most are packed with masterpieces of art and antiques,...
  • English Place Names Explained
    $35.00 English Place Names Explained
    Book A comprehensive study of English place-names - their linguistic roots, historical connections and meanings. Includes a county-by-county guide to the main place-names and their origins...
  • Enquire Within Upon Everything
    $27.50 Enquire Within Upon Everything
    CD record Enquire Within Upon Everything, first published in 1856, was an early how-to book for domestic life during Victorian times. By the time this, the 68th edition, was published in 1884 over 900 thousand copies of the...
  • eRecords for Family History
    $15.00 eRecords for Family History
    Format: Small Item Author: Cora Num ISBN: 978098043727 Year of publication: 2013 This book is designed to  introduce the reader to eRecords, original records that have been  digitised and placed online either as...
  • Evidence! Citation and analysis for the family historian
    $40.00 Evidence! Citation and analysis for the family historian
    Format: BookAuthor: Elizabeth Shown MillsISBN: 9780806315430 Year of publication: 1997 Elizabeth Shown Mills' stunning book, Evidence! Provides the family history researcher with a reliable standard for both the correct...
  • Family & Local History Handbook (13)
    $35.00 Family & Local History Handbook (13)
    Book Now into its 13th edition, the "The Family and Local History Handbook" have proven itself to be such a valuable reference book for anyone who is researching their UK roots. With an extensive list of new, original and...
  • Family Feuds: An introduction to Chancery Proceedings
    $20.00 Family Feuds: An introduction to Chancery Proceedings
    Format: Small Item Author: Susan T Moore ISBN: 9781860061639 Year of publication: 2003 The first part of this book explains to the reader why the records of the Court of Chancery and other equity courts are of use to the...
  • Family historians enquire within (Sixth Edition)
    $45.00 Family historians enquire within (Sixth Edition)
    Format:Large Book Postage: Large Item Author: Janet Few ISBN: 9781906280116 Year of publication: 2014 Beginning research into your ancestry is at first fairly straight-forward. But with ancestors doubling with each...
  • Family History Companion
    $20.00 Family History Companion
    Book Hundreds of family history terms at your fingertips. An easy-to-use A-Z guide for beginners and seasoned researchers alike Practical advice, tips and sources from the family history experts at The National...
  • Family History Companion - Record Book
    $20.00 Family History Companion - Record Book
    Compiled by Wendy Eldridge: A compact book for recording and reference for the genealogist. A4; softcover; 96 pp
  • Family History for Beginners
    $35.00 Family History for Beginners
    Format: BookAuthor: Karen FoyISBN: 9780752458380 Year of publication: 2011 Dabbling in family history is a pastime anyone of any age can enjoy but, although it is guaranteed to get you hooked once you start, the massive...
  • Family History for Beginners and Beyond*** 14th edition
    $28.00 Family History for Beginners and Beyond*** 14th edition
    Format: BookAuthor: HAGSOCISBN: 13299999 Year of publication: 2009 This is the fourteenth edition of the book previously entitled Family history for beginners. The concept arose out of notes to accompany lectures at...
  • Family History Made Easy
    $27.00 Family History Made Easy
    Book Starts with the basics of beginning a search for family history and then continues through each developing stage. Provides invaluable lists, checklists, hints and tips, as well as help on recording data and using the...
  • Family History on the Cheap
    $15.00 Family History on the Cheap
    Book Postage $4.00Genealogy is one of Australia’s leading hobbies but it can be expensive and time consuming looking for family history information. With the growth of the internet and more information online it is,...
  • Family History on the Net 2011/12
    $20.00 $15.00 Family History on the Net 2011/12
    Format: BookAuthor: Colin WatersISBN: 9781846742224 Year of publication: 2011 In this new edition of 'Family History on the Net', the author has carefully checked every entry from the previous edition for accuracy. Web...
  • Family History on the Net 2013/2014 (New Expanded Edition)
    $30.00 Family History on the Net 2013/2014 (New Expanded Edition)
    Format: Book Author: Colin Waters ISBN: 9781846743115 Year of publication: 2013 Postage $4.00 This is the fourth edition of Colin Waters' bestselling book. It contains over 700 more entries than the last and has been...
  • Family History-Digging Deeper
    $33.00 Family History-Digging Deeper
    Format: BookAuthor: Simon FowlerISBN: 9780752458977 Year of publication: 2012 An exciting new addition to any family historian’s library, Family History: Digging Deeper will take your research to the next level...
  • Family Journeys: stories in the National Archives of Australia
    $20.00 Family Journeys: stories in the National Archives of Australia
    Format: Small Item Author: National Archives of Australia ISBN: 9781920807603 Year of publication: 2008 Embark on family history journey... Family Journeys traces the histories of nine Australian families through records...
  • Family tree detective: tracing your ancestors in England and Wales
    $30.00 Family tree detective: tracing your ancestors in England and Wales
    Format: BookAuthor: Colin RogersISBN: 9780719071263 Year of publication: 2008The long-awaited fourth edition of this best-selling manual continues to offer up to-date guidance, both to newcomers and to the more...
  • Feeling Comfortable  with the new FamilySearch
    $11.00 Feeling Comfortable with the new FamilySearch
    Format: Book Author: Graham Jaunay ISBN: 9781921956041 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 There is little doubt that the FamilySearch website is one of the more important internet sites for family historians seeking...
  • Female line Researching your female ancestors
    $25.00 Female line Researching your female ancestors
    Book Tracing your family tree can be immensely rewarding and many people begin by researching their male ancestors. After all, it was the men who were the breadwinners, who went off to war, and who led the interesting lives...
  • Finding Ancestors in Church Records-A Brief Guide to Resources
    $17.00 Finding Ancestors in Church Records-A Brief Guide to Resources
    Format: Book Author: Shauna Hicks ISBN: 9781921956126 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 This publication highlights the wealth of information that can be found in religious publications, church newspapers and...
  • Finding Florence, Maude, Matilda, Rose-Researching and writing women into family history
    $18.00 Finding Florence, Maude, Matilda, Rose-Researching and writing women into family history
    Format: Small Book Author: Noeline Kyle ISBN: 9781921956058 Year of publication: 2013 'Finding Florence, Maude, Matilda, Rose' brings to the family hsitorian the plethora of methodology, sources and ideas now useful for...
  • Finding Out About Your Family History
    $10.00 Finding Out About Your Family History
    Format: BookAuthor: Kathy Chater & Simon FowlerISBN: 1860062024 Year of publication: 2006We all have ancestors. As millions of people are discovering, finding out about them is very satisfying. But it can be difficult to...
  • First Steps in Family History 5th edition
    $25.00 First Steps in Family History 5th edition
    Format: Small Item Author: Eve McLaughlin ISBN: 1853067725 Year of publication: 2002   Tracing your ancestors and drawing up family trees are becoming enjoyable interests for more and more people. With so many new...
  • Genealogical Research Directories 1994 to 2007
    $37.50 Genealogical Research Directories 1994 to 2007
    CD record Cumulative GRD 500,000 queries from 20,000 contributors Genealogical Research Directory 1994 - 2007 Entries from contributors with out-of-date addresses have been removed. All new postal and E-mail addresses...
  • Genealogical Research Directory 2007
    $10.00 Genealogical Research Directory 2007
    CD record Containing the surname, subject and one name queries. National and International names - the largest in the world published on CD. 70.000 research queries PC only - Windows...
  • Genealogical resources within the Jewish home and family
    $23.00 Genealogical resources within the Jewish home and family
    Book The intention of this book is to bring to light all those documents, photographs, stories and memorabilia which most Jewish families will have tucked away in a drawer without realising how much valuable information is...
  • Genealogists Internet (5th Edition)
    $40.00 Genealogists Internet (5th Edition)
    Format: Book Author: Peter Christian ISBN: 9781408159576 Year of publication: 2012 This practical guide identifies the major websites and online sources of data available to family historians. It is ideal for both...
  • Genealogy Jargon for Family Historians
    $15.00 Genealogy Jargon for Family Historians
    Format: BookAuthor: Stuart A. RaymondISBN: 1860061923 Year of publication: 2005 Postage $4.00This little booklet is intended as an aide-memoir for those about to set out on the family history trail. It defines many common...
  • Genealogy:  Essential Research Methods
    $35.00 Genealogy: Essential Research Methods
    Format: Book H/C Author: Helen Osborn ISBN: 9780709091974 Year of publication: 2012 This book is the ideal companion for anybody researching their family tree. It provides advice and inspiration on methods and...
  • German-English Genealogical Dictionary
    $50.00 German-English Genealogical Dictionary
    Book This book is designed for the family researcher who has little or no knowledge of German but who nevertheless needs to make a translation of German-language documents. The dictionary covers thousands of German terms...
  • Getting the Most Out of Findmypast.com.au
    $8.00 Getting the Most Out of Findmypast.com.au
    Format: BookAuthor: Rosemary Kopittke & Alan PhillipsISBN: 9780980776041 Year of publication: 2010 Postage $4.00Subscriptions to online history and genealogy research sites are not cheap so it pays to know how to use them...
  • Granny was a Brothel Keeper-50 Family History Traps
    $25.00 Granny was a Brothel Keeper-50 Family History Traps
    Format: Small Item Author: Kate Broad and Toni Neobard ISBN: 9781906280383 Year of publication: 2013   So you thought your grandmother was an upright lady of strict Victorian morals? Would you be surprised to find...
  • Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World
    $17.00 Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World
    Book This book is invaluable to all budding genealogists! Written by family history researcher, Maureen Vincent-Northam, it is full of tips on tracing your forebears, from gathering background evidence to deciphering...
  • Griffiths valuation - Starter Kit
    $7.00 Griffiths valuation - Starter Kit
    Book Compiled by the Irish Ancestry Group of the GSV to help you understand how to use the Griffiths Valuation of Ireland.
  • Guide to Jewish Genealogy in the United Kingdom
    $25.00 Guide to Jewish Genealogy in the United Kingdom
    Book This new and enlarged publication updates and augments our previous Beginner's Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Great Britain. It is designed specifically with the family historian in mind, (whether or not a beginner) since...
  • Guide to Reading Hebrew Inscriptions and Documents
    $20.00 Guide to Reading Hebrew Inscriptions and Documents
    Book When researching a Jewish family, it is extremely likely that you will come across various items and documents written in Hebrew. "A Guide to Reading Hebrew Inscriptions and Documents" is designed specifically to help...
  • Guide to Wolfram/Alpha for genealogy and family history research
    $17.00 Guide to Wolfram/Alpha for genealogy and family history research
    Format:Small Book Postage: Small Item Author: Thomas MacEntee ISBN: 9781921956386 Year of publication: 2014 Most genealogists and family historians these days are familiar with a variety of search engines used to locate...
  • History & Genealogy 2011 ANZ
    $30.00 History & Genealogy 2011 ANZ
    Book If you are an individual, society, archive, library, or an organisation interested in either history or genealogy, you will want this annual Unlock the Past publication in your possession. It contains 66 useful and...
  • How Our Ancestors Died-A Guide for Family Historians
    $35.00 How Our Ancestors Died-A Guide for Family Historians
    Format: Large Book Author: Simon Wills ISBN: 9781781590386 Year of publication: 2013 What were the principal causes of death in the past? Could your ancestor have been affected? How was disease investigated and treated,...
  • How to Get the Most From Family Photographs
    $35.00 How to Get the Most From Family Photographs
    Book By Jayne Shrimpton.This comprehensive guide, in colour and illustrated with around 220 images, is essential reading for anyone researching their family pictures. This is the first book to cover inherited artworks -...
  • Huguenot ancestry
    $35.00 Huguenot ancestry
    Format: Large Book Author: Noel Currer-Briggs and Royston Gambier ISBN: 9781860771736 Year of publication: 2010 This is the first book to help the many genealogists throughout the English-speaking world whose forebears...
  • Hw 2 *t ur fmly hstry
    $33.00 Hw 2 *t ur fmly hstry
    Book "Where do I come from?" This must be the question asked by most children at some time during their first years. Everyone has ancestors - you may be trendy, sporty, funky and drop dead gorgeous, but what about your...
  • International Genealogical Research Directory Set 1981-1993
    $39.50 International Genealogical Research Directory Set 1981-1993
    CD record The Genealogical Research Directory was first published in 1981 for the specific purpose of documenting the family name being researched in Australia and New Zealand. As well as this, the Directory also provided a...
  • Internet Family History
    $15.00 Internet Family History
    Format: Book Author: Cora Num ISBN: 9780980437256 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Internet Family History is designed to help the reader locate and use online family history resources. There is advice on using...
  • Introducing Family History
    $28.00 Introducing Family History
    Book Every family has a history. Most of us know something about our parents and our grandparents. But there is usually much more information that could be discovered. That information can be fascinating, and often explains...
  • Introduction to: Friendly Society records
    $13.20 $5.00 Introduction to: Friendly Society records
    Book As awareness of the role of Friendly Societies in the 19th century has developed, so has an appreciation of the value of records which can provide family historians with the opportunity to supplement better known...
  • Ireland - Starter Kit
    $10.00 Ireland - Starter Kit
    Book Compiled by the Irish Ancestry Group of the GSV to help you understand how to begin researching your Irish ancestors.
  • It's Not All Online:  A Guide to Genealogy Sources Offline
    $15.00 It's Not All Online: A Guide to Genealogy Sources Offline
    Format: BookAuthor: Shauna HicksISBN: 978098087463 Year of publication: 2011 Postage $4.00 What are you missing out on? Most researchers these day use the internet extensively in their search for their ancestors but it...
  • Jewish Ancestors? A guide to Organising your Family Hisotry Records
    $20.00 Jewish Ancestors? A guide to Organising your Family Hisotry Records
    Book A Guide to Organising your Family History Records is written in the simplest way, to help Family Historians who have just started their family history and those who have gathered a lot of information about their family...
  • Journeys in Family History
    $90.00 Journeys in Family History
    Book The National Archives Guide to Exploring your Past - Finding your Ancestors Excellently presented book - This is the one family history publication you will not want to do without. You might be starting out on your...
  • Keep it for the Future
    $5.00 Keep it for the Future
    Format: Small ItemAuthor: National Archives of AustraliaISBN: 9781920807528 Year of publication: 2007 Every year in Australia many community groups organise their records, photographs and other material into an archives...
  • Land Research for Family Historians in Australia and New Zealand
    $23.00 Land Research for Family Historians in Australia and New Zealand
    Format: Book Author: Carole Riley ISBN: 9781921956119 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Land research can tell us so much about how our ancestors lived and worked. It can help us find out the truth about stories...
  • Latin glossary for family and local historians
    $15.00 Latin glossary for family and local historians
    Book Postage $4.00 This booklet is not intended to be a comprehensive dictionary of all the Latin words likely to be found in records of interest to family historians. It does, however, aim to include most of the commoner...
  • Local historians glossary of words and terms
    $25.00 Local historians glossary of words and terms
    Book Inventories which accompany a will give a great deal of information about the deceased and his lifestyle. However, often the language or the meanings altered. Key documents in local history research may contain obsolete...
  • Marriage Law for Genealogists-the Definitive Guide
    $25.00 Marriage Law for Genealogists-the Definitive Guide
    Format: Small Item Author: Rebecca Probert ISBN: 9780956384713 Year of publication: 2012   The indispensable guide for all family historians tracing the marriages of their English and Welsh ancestors between 1600...
  • Marriage Records for Family Historians
    $15.00 Marriage Records for Family Historians
    Format: BookAuthor: Stuart A. RaymondISBN: 9781906280239 Year of publication: 2010 Records of births/baptisms, marriages, and deaths/burals are vital sources for family historians. It is impossible to trace pedigrees...
  • Military Photographs and how to date them
    $27.50 Military Photographs and how to date them
    Book The military photographs in family albums stand out as different and distinctive, and the sight of an ancestor in uniform stirs thoughts of what he or she did and where they served. However, because of the distance of...
  • New Cousins How to trace Living Descendants of Your Ancestors
    $15.00 New Cousins How to trace Living Descendants of Your Ancestors
    Format: BookAuthor: Karen BaliISBN: 9781906280369 Year of publication: 2009 Postage $4.00 This book is a guide to descendant searching, that is looking for living relatives who are also descendants of our ancestors. It...
  • New FindMyPast.com.au
    $12.50 New FindMyPast.com.au
    Format: Book Author: Rosemary Kopittke ISBN: 978192956140 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Subscriptions to online history and genealogy research sites are not cheap so it pays to know what records they offer and...
  • Nuts and bolts: family history problem solving through family reconstitution techniques
    $12.00 Nuts and bolts: family history problem solving through family reconstitution techniques
    Format: Small Item Author: Andrew Todd ISBN: 948781157 Year of publication: 2003 Andrew Todd's Search and Solve Books An ongoing series which will take a mainstream Family History topic and offer: *descriptive...
  • Organising a Family Reunion
    $11.00 Organising a Family Reunion
    Book Postage $4.00From a phone conference to a week long event, a family reunion is a time to gather and share. This book is to help you plan a succesful reunion for your family. Author:Lesle...
  • Organising a Family Reunion (ULP)
    $11.00 Organising a Family Reunion (ULP)
    Format: Small Item Author: Lesle Berry ISBN: 9780980776072 Year of publication: 2010   From a phone conference to a week long event, a family reunion is a time to gather and share. This book is the help you plan a...
  • Oxford Companion to Family & Local History
    $40.00 Oxford Companion to Family & Local History
    Format: BookAuthor: Oxford University PressISBN: 9780799532971 Year of publication: 2010 The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History is the most authoritative guide available to all things associated with the family...
  • Palaeography for family and local historians
    $50.00 Palaeography for family and local historians
    Book Family and Local Historians frequently encounter the challenge posed by the writing, and sometimes the translation, of the records which might most enable them to make further progress with their research. Many...
  • People Finder
    $25.00 People Finder
    Book HOW DO YOU FIND SOMEONE? The People Finder is the first popular guide for finding people you've lost touch with. Written in a friendly, accessible style with lots of practical examples of searches and personal stories,...
  • Pinning Your Family History
    $14.00 Pinning Your Family History
    Format:Small Book Postage: Small Item Author: Thomas MacEntee ISBN: 9781921956379 Year of publication: 2014 It seems that pinning sites are all the rage and are becoming more popular. Sites like Pinterest and others can...
  • Pitfalls and Possibilities in Family History Research
    $30.00 Pitfalls and Possibilities in Family History Research
    Format: CD Record (DVD sized Case) Author: Pauline M Litton ISBN: 9780955345012 Year of publication: 2010 (CD Version 2012) Based on a series of articles with the same title published in Family Tree Magazine, updated and...
  • Pitfalls in Family History
    $12.50 Pitfalls in Family History
    Format: Book Author: Graham Jaunay ISBN: 9781921956102 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 This booklet outlines some of the issues that throw up barriers to family history research. What is a pitfall? Look it up in...
  • Poor Law Records for Family Historians
    $18.00 Poor Law Records for Family Historians
    Book Postage $4.00 Poor Law Records are the most important records of a Parish after Parish Registers. Through them we can discover ancestors who were 'paupers' who were helped through the Poor Law as well as ancestors...
  • Preserving your family's oral history and stories
    $18.00 Preserving your family's oral history and stories
    Format:Small Book Postage: Small Item Author: Thomas MacEntee ISBN: 9781921956386 Year of publication: 2014 Many of us got our start in tracing and preserving our family history based on a story, perhaps one you heard...
  • Researching Ancestors in the East India Company Archives
    $26.00 Researching Ancestors in the East India Company Archives
    Book This book is a useful guide for anyone wishing to trace an ancestor who served with the East India Company in India and its associated territories. The book lists useful sources and will aid the user in accessing and...
  • Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors
    $35.00 Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors
    Book One of the greatest frustrations for generations of genealogical researchers has been that reliable guidance on sources for perhaps the most critical period in the establishment of their family's links with Ulster,...
  • Roots For Kids
    $30.00 Roots For Kids
    Book Many youngsters are curious about their heritage. They know their parents, and if they are lucky they know—maybe even live with—one or more grandparents. But the average elementary school boy or girl (in the...
  • Scottish Genealogy
    $60.00 Scottish Genealogy
    Book Scottish genealogy is assumed to be far easier to research online than that of other parts of the British Isles, mainly because so many of the key resources are readily available. Yet Dr Durie compellingly argues that...
  • Searching for Maryann: researching women ancestors in Australia
    $6.60 Searching for Maryann: researching women ancestors in Australia
    Book In order to give some depth to the portraits of our women ancestors, this book offers a methodical approach to researching a variety of record sources. It includes a State-by-State survey of published material and...
  • Secretary hand: ABC book
    $12.00 Secretary hand: ABC book
    Book This useful guide is designed to help newcomers to secretary hane. Beautifully illustrated including the transcription of sample documents
  • Shipping and Migration Research on the Internet
    $15.00 Shipping and Migration Research on the Internet
    Format: BookAuthor: Cora NumISBN: 9780980437225 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Shipping and Migration Research on the Internet is suitable for both beginners and experienced researchers. Use it to start your...
  • Smart Family History
    $22.00 Smart Family History
    Format: BookAuthor: Geoff SwinfieldISBN: 9781903365809 Year of publication: 2006The National Archives' new, intermediate-level guide full of time-saving tips and proven techniques to help you discover even more This is a...
  • Social Media For Family Historians
    $24.00 Social Media For Family Historians
    Format: BookAuthor: Carole RileyISBN: 9780980776096 Year of publication: 2010 The internet allows us to interact in ways we have never had before. We can find friends and relatives; stay in touch with them; share news,...
  • Solving Riddles in 19th Century Photo Albums
    $18.00 Solving Riddles in 19th Century Photo Albums
    Format: BookAuthor: Graham JaunayISBN: 9780980874662 Year of publication: 2011 Postage $4.00 Many people mistakenly think that the photography process has been around for a very long time. This is of course untrue and...
  • Sources for Local Historians
    $50.00 Sources for Local Historians
    Book by Paul Carter & Kate Thompson This book introduces the reader to the enormous range of documents available for the local and family historian, many of them underused, indifferently catalogued and some possibly...
  • Starting Out in Family History
    $20.00 Starting Out in Family History
    Book Bookazine includes:  Complete beginners guide  Advice from experts  Top tips to follow  Common problems solved  Documents explained  Guide to researching...
  • Starting Your Family History
    $17.00 Starting Your Family History
    Book For anyone setting out to trace their family tree, this book is the perfect starting point. Even if you are a raw beginner, you can expect a warm welcome in the world of family history. The research is absorbing and...
  • Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Your Famiy Tree
    $20.00 Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Your Famiy Tree
    Book We are in the midst of a rapidly growing, worldwide interest in family history, thanks to the role the Internet is now playing in making ancestral records easily accessible from the comfort of one's own home. This book...
  • Surnames Handbook
    $35.00 Surnames Handbook
    Format: Book Author: Debbie Kennett ISBN: 9780752468624 Year of publication: 2012 Every surname has its own story to tell, and a surname study is a natural complement to family history research. The study of surnames has...
  • Surnames, DNA & Family History
    $45.00 Surnames, DNA & Family History
    Format: BookAuthor: George Redmonds, Turi King & David KeyISBN: 9780199582648 Year of publication: 2011 This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the...
  • Title Deeds for Family Historians
    $15.00 Title Deeds for Family Historians
    Format: Book Author: Tim Wormleighton ISBN: 9781906280352 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 Title deeds represent one of the largest groups of historical  documents preserved in hundreds of archive...
  • Trace Your Roots-Know Your Genealogy & Explore Your Family History
    $17.00 Trace Your Roots-Know Your Genealogy & Explore Your Family History
    Format: Book Author: Maureen Vincent-Northam ISBN: :9781907906114 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 This book is invaluable to all budding genealogists! Written by family history researcher, Maureen Vincent-...
  • Tracing Births, deaths and marriages at sea
    $38.00 Tracing Births, deaths and marriages at sea
    Book Many family historians face the problem of trying to find details of the birth, death or marriage of one of their ancestors that is alleged to have taken place at sea. Some hopefully expect to find that there is a...
  • Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records-A Guide for Family Historians
    $30.00 Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records-A Guide for Family Historians
    Format: Book Author: Celia Heritage ISBN: 97818488847842 Year of publication: 2013 Postage $4.00 Of all family history sources, death records are probably the least used by researchers. They are, however, frequently the...
  • Tracing Your Ancestors' Childhood
    $35.00 Tracing Your Ancestors' Childhood
    Format: Large Book Author: Sue Wilkes ISBN: 9781781591666 Year of publication: 2013 Every family historian has child ancestors, and childhood experiences and records are an essential aspect of research into a past life...
  • Tracing Your Ancestors-A Guide for Family Historians
    $25.00 Tracing Your Ancestors-A Guide for Family Historians
    Format: BookAuthor: Simon FowlerISBN: 9781844159482 Year of publication: 2011 This accessible, well-organized, easy-to-use beginners’ guide to the world of family history is essential reading for anyone who wants...
  • Tracing Your Canal Ancestors
    $35.00 Tracing Your Canal Ancestors
    Format: BookAuthor: Sue WilkesISBN: 9781848842380 Year of publication: 2011 Britain’s industrial revolution depended on canals for the cheap movement of materials and goods – until the coming of the railways...
  • Tracing Your Family History
    $25.00 Tracing Your Family History
    Book Both practical and entertaining, Need to Know? Tracing Your Family History is the essential beginner’s guide to unravelling the mystery of your family’s origins. With invaluable tips, advice and information...
  • Tracing Your Family History on the Internet
    $35.00 Tracing Your Family History on the Internet
    Book The internet is revolutionizing family history research. Every day new records and resources are placed online and new methods of sharing research and communicating across cyberspace become available. Never before has...
  • Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors
    $35.00 Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors
    Book Rosemary Wenzerul's lively and informative guide to researching Jewish family history will be absorbing reading for anyone who wants to find out about the life of a Jewish ancestor. In a clear and accessible way she...
  • Tracing Your Northern Ancestors
    $35.00 Tracing Your Northern Ancestors
    Format: Small Item Author: Keith Gregson ISBN: 9781844155972 Year of publication: 2007 Comprehensive introduction to researching northern ancestors Covers Northumberland, Tyneside, Durham, Wearside, Tees Valley,...
  • Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors
    $30.00 Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors
    Book Tracing Your Northern Irish Ancestors is an expert introduction for the family historian to the wealth of material available to researchers in archives throughout Northern Ireland. Many records, like the early...
  • Tracing Your Police Ancestors
    $35.00 Tracing Your Police Ancestors
    Book Tracing Your Police Ancestors will help you locate and research officers who served in any of the police forces of England and Wales from the creation of the Metropolitan Police by Sir Robert Peel in 1829. Assuming...
  • Tracing Your Railway Ancestors
    $35.00 Tracing Your Railway Ancestors
    Book Di Drummond's concise and informative guide to Britain's railways will be absorbing reading for anyone who wants to learn about the history of the industry and for family history researchers who want to find out about...
  • Tracing Your Rural Ancestors-A Guide for Family Historians
    $25.00 Tracing Your Rural Ancestors-A Guide for Family Historians
    Book Many family historians will come across direct links to ancestors who lived and worked in the countryside as farmers, labourers, landowners, village tradesmen and professionals – for most of us have rural ...
  • Tracing Your Scottish  Ancestors (Second Edition)
    $30.00 Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors (Second Edition)
    Format:Standard Book Postage: Small Item Author: Ian Maxwell ISBN: 978783030088 Year of publication: 2014 Scotland's history has been influenced by many factors - the division between the Highlands and the Lowlands, the...
  • Tracing Your Shipbuilding Ancestors
    $30.00 Tracing Your Shipbuilding Ancestors
    Book Anthony Burton's concise and informative guide to British shipbuilding will be absorbing reading for anyone who wants to learn about its history or find out about the life of a shipbuilder and his family. In a clear...
  • Tracing Your Textile  Ancestors
    $35.00 Tracing Your Textile Ancestors
    Book Vivien Teasdale's concise and informative guide to the textile industry will be absorbing reading for anyone who wants to learn about its history or to research the career of an ancestor who was a textile worker. In...
  • Tracking down your ancestors:
    $35.00 Tracking down your ancestors:
    Book Discover the story behind your ancestors and bring them to life The book is packed with ideas about the different aspects of genealogy and the many free or low cost resources available to help you in your Researching...
  • Trove-Discover Genealogy Treasure in the National Library of Australia
    $16.00 Trove-Discover Genealogy Treasure in the National Library of Australia
    Format: Book Author: Shauna Hicks ISBN: 9780980874600 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 As a regular presenter at genealogy expos and seminars I am constantly surprised by the number of people who don't know or...
  • Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History
    $45.00 Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History
    Format: Large Book Postage: Large Item Author: Bruce Durie ISBN: 9780752464640 Year of publication: 2013 Genealogists and local historians have probably seen every birth, marriage, death and census record available, and...
  • Victorian House Explained
    $20.00 Victorian House Explained
    Format: Small Item Author: Trevor Yorke ISBN: 9781853069437 Year of publication: 2012   From the majestic rows of gleaming white terraces in West London to the grid of red-brick houses in northern mill towns, the...
  • Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy
    $65.00 Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy
    Book The ground-breaking BBC series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' has opened up the past to reveal the amazing histories of numerous celebrities ancestors. These stories have inspired thousands of people to investigate where...
  • Wills of Our Ancestors
    $35.00 Wills of Our Ancestors
    Format: Book Author: Stuart A. Raymond ISBN: 9781848847859 Year of publication: 2012 Postage $4.00 What are wills, and how can they be used for family and local history research? How can you interpret them and get as...
  • Women's Lives:  Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939
    $30.00 Women's Lives: Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939
    Book Postage $8.00 Women’s lives have traditionally gone unrecorded in history. But housewives, factory girls and servants all had their own distinctive voices, and, if you know where to look, there are plenty of...
  • Writing and Publishing Your Family History
    $15.50 Writing and Publishing Your Family History
    Book It is said that everyone has one good book in them and many family historians are trying to find theirs. This guide will assist you achieve that goal. From design and publication elements to writing tips. A...
  • Your Family History Archives: A Brief Introduction
    $11.00 Your Family History Archives: A Brief Introduction
    Book 'Your Family History Archives' is a brief introduction to the basics of recording, organising and caring for family archives and what to do to ensure the collection is not lost to future generations of family and...
  • Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It and Enjoy It
    $30.00 Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It and Enjoy It
    Book Every type of family get-together, from the casual backyard barbecue to a weekend camping trip, to a week-long deluxe cruise, can become a 'family reunion'. The keys to a successful event, however are to plan and...

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