In Search of Your British & Irish Roots

By: Baxter, Angus

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Index. . 320 pages. Whether your research is done in person or by mail, this work will guide you in finding your ancestors in Britain or Ireland. Step-by-step instructions are provided for drawing up a family tree by using local sources and for corresponding with family history societies county record offices, parish archives, and many other organizations that are listed, before a possible -- but not essential -- trip to Britain or Ireland. This fourth edition includes discussions of the following topics: The transfer of important genealogical records from Chancery Lane and St. Catherine's House to the new Family Records Centre in London; The 1986, 1996 and 1998 reorganization of counties in England and Wales and the latest information on where to find local records; The British Library transfer of many of its collections from the Great Russell Street location to a new facility at St. Pancras, London; The establishment of the Irish Genealogical project; and the 1998 amalgamation of the Public Record Office and State Paper Office into the National Archives of Ireland.

Title: In Search of Your British & Irish Roots

Author: Baxter, Angus

Categories: British Isles,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1999

ISBN Number: 080631611X

ISBN Number 13: 9780806316116

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: New

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