Find out what your surname means and trace your ancestors who share it too. Perhaps your surname is that of a Norman who came to Britain after the Battle of Hastings; or a Celtic clan name. Maybe it is an old En... read more
With the ever-growing enthusiasm for genealogy and social history, Remembering, on the practice and use of oral history, and incorporating a variety of examples of presenting oral histories in print, will have eager re... read more
There is a wealth of data on the Web for those researching a family tree. However, the sheer volume of information and diversity of websites can make starting your search confusing and time-consuming. Help is at hand with this clear and authoritative guide from the National Archives.
Finding out about your ancestors and family history is now easier than ever. You can search on the internet, or employ a professional genealogist in to do all the digging for you But doing it yourself is often the most rewarding a... read more
The market for family history has never been stronger.
The phenomenally successful television series "Who Do You Think You Are?" made many people consider the subject for the first time. Nick Barratt, the man behind the in... read more
The Encyclopedia of Surnames is not just another dictionary! With entertaining coverage of more than 7,000 surnames listed alphabetically, it provides a complete and accessible companion to tracing the history of names. ... read more
Written by a renowned genealogy expert, this fully updated bestseller shows you how to use both traditional and online genealogy research methods. Thoroughly revised for the latest tools and techniques, How to Do Everythi... read more
You do not need to be a descendant of distinguished forebears to create a venerable family tree. Anyone equipped with enthusiasm and patience can track their ancestry and make connections ... read more
This invaluable reference work will answer all of your questions regarding finding out information on your lineage.
This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and shows the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. It focuses on British names, tracing their or... read more
This book is the ideal companion for anybody researching their family tree. It provides advice and inspiration on methods and problem-solving and helps the amateur family historian understand what successful profes... read more