The Family & Local History Handbook 14

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Media: BOOK - paperback 288 pages
Author: R. & E. Blatchford
Year: 2013

The 14th edition of this remarkable handbook. Well over half the content is taken up with 42 articles covering a wide range of topics. The directory section is very comprensive. Though published in 2013 most of it is likely to be current.



  • Getting Underway with Family History Research
  • What I thought I knew about John Platt
  • Hookers, Strippers and a Cool Goalkeeper:
  • Changes in Terminology and Meaning
  • What Did They Leave Behind - Inventories and Wills
  • London Parishes
  • What’s in a Name
  • Putting Names to Faces
  • Isabella Scott Norwell - Teacher: 1885-1956
  • Sport and Games in Regency England
  • A Burning Ambition
  • British Volunteers in The Spanish Civil War
  • Turnkeys and Warders
  • Bedlam
  • From Clay to Kiln
  • The Language of Gravestones
  • Forever Looking Out To Sea
  • The Imperial War Museum
  • Tracing Prisoners ofWar
  • How You Can Help Preserve the Nation’s War Memorials
  • The Baedeker Blitz
  • The Internet: Genealogical Uses and Abuses
  • Census Returns
  • Living Through The Holmfirth Flood of 1852
  • Records of British India on Find My Past
  • In Search of a Woollen Mill
  • The Learned Wigs Confer
  • Detained without Charge
  • Obituaries and Funeral Reports
  • Huddersfield’s Movie Superstar
  • The Castle that did not Exist...
  • In Need of a Nanny?
  • In The Dead of Night - Clandestine Burials
  • Registrars of Births Marriages and Deaths
  • Where are your Welsh roots?
  • National Records of Scotland
  • The Jacobites
  • Tracing Army Ancestry
  • Newspapers,The Sudan War 1884, and My Ancestor
  • Family History Societies
  • One Name Societies
  • Family History Societies - Overseas


  • Local & History Societies
  • Archives & Record Offices
  • Libraries
  • Museums : Military Museums : Police Records & Museums
  • Index
  • Index to Advertisers


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