New edition, by Anthony Adolph. Collins Tracing Your Family History has so far sold over 100,000 copies
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.
'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 Monthly
Anthony Adolph is a professional genealogist, writer and broadcaster. He was Research Director of the supporting company of the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies and now has his own genealogy practice. He has written numerous articles for the genealogical press and has appeared frequently on television and radio.
This major new edition incorporates the latest changes, particularly how to search on-line for birth, marriage and death certificates and census returns.
Acknowledged to be the most authoritative yet accessible book on the subject.
246x189mm; hardback; 320pp
No. of Pages: 320
is a heavy item so postage will be increased if it is to be shipped
outside the UK.
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