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Tracing Your Ancestors Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk: A Guide for Family Historians

Publisher: Pen & Sword

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 240 pages
Author: G. Blanchard
Year: 2018
ISBN: 9781473859999
Other: b&w photos, maps, addresses, bibliog, indexes
Publisher: Pen & Sword

Gill Blanchard's practical and informative guide book will help you to trace your ancestors in the traditional counties of East Anglia - Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk - and it will give you an insight into their lives.

As well as guiding the researcher to historical records held in all the relevant archives, she explores the wealth of other resources that add the 'flesh to the bones' of our ancestors' lives. She describes how fascinating information can be discovered about the places they lived in and the important historical events they lived through, and she traces the life stories of notable people from all backgrounds who shaped the regions development over the centuries.

Her account highlights the diversity of this part of England but also focuses on its common features and strong sense of identity. It introduces a wide array of research resources that will be revealing for readers who want to find out about their ancestors who lived here.

Contents
1. East Anglian Archives
 - Cambridgeshire
 - Essex
 - Norfolk
 - Suffolk
 - Oral History, Photographic Collections and Sound Archives
 - University Archives
 - Websites
 - Finding Out More
2. Introduction to the Region
 - Cambridgeshire
 - Essex
 - Norfolk
 - Suffolk
3. Work, Trade and Commerce(or how East Anglia Ruled the World)
 - Agriculture
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
 - Coast and Waterways
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
 - Wool and Textiles Trade
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
 - Other Industries
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
4. Conflict
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
5. Crime
 - Transportation
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
6. The Parish Poor
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
7. Workhouses
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
8. Charities and Healthcare
 - Charities
 - Healthcare
 - Bringing it to Life
9. Migration
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
10. Local Government
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
11. Education
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
12. Railways
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
13. Urbanization and Housing
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
14. Religion
 - Nonconformists
 - Baptists
 - Methodists
 - Presbyterians, Separatists, Independents and Congregationalists
 - The Society of Friends (Quakers)
 - Roman Catholics
 - Jews
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
 - Monumental Inscriptions
 - Cemetery Records
 - Finding Out More
 - Bringing it to Life
Resources Directory
 - Archives, Libraries and Local Studies Centre
 - Web Resources
 - General Web Resources
 - Other Useful Organizations and Resources
 - Museums, Heritage Centres and Places to Visit
Select Bibliography
Index

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