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MAP: Ireland/Britain (2 maps)

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: X01


A.K. Johnston's map of Ireland, reprinted from an 1844 original, shows counties, towns, roads and villages, as well as canals and railroads, as they were at the time of the Great Famine. Ideal for locating Irish villages. The set also includes our reprint of Laurie and Whittle's 1797 map The Invasions of England and Ireland that identifies 62 major battle sites in England and Wales and 14 in Ireland. View more info

Air Force Records: A Guide for Family Historians

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Price: $24.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615254


***Newly revised including expanded section on the interwar years including records of RAF actions in North and South Russia, Mesopotamia, Persia, Somaliland, India and Palestine***This practical and accessible guide shows how to explore British air forces – and ancestors who served in them – through the wealth of material a tht eNational Archives and elsewhere. Thoroughly revised and updated, it covers air forces as varied as the Royal Engineers Balloon Section,... View more info

Census: The Expert Guide: Tools - Techniques - Lives Revealed

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Price: $29.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615346


***Coinciding with the release of the 1911 census, an expert guide to using original records and online sources to discover your ancestors' lives***Written by bestselling author Peter Christian and the National Archives’ census expert Dave Annal, this fascinating guide shows how using the census can transform your family research. It shows how to interpret intricate details of your ancestors’ lives, from names, addresses and ages to family relationships, status a... View more info

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THE ORIGINS OF THE BRITISH WELFARE STATE: Society, State and Social Welfare in England and Wales 1800-1945

By: Bernard Harris

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd: Jul 2004

Seller ID: 649982


This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of social welfare and social policy in Britain before the modern welfare state. It examines the role played by voluntary social provision (including self-help and mutual aid), as well as the growth of state intervention, in meeting welfare needs. It offers detailed coverage of all the main areas of social policy and provides an introduction to the competing theoretical explanations for the growth of welfare s... View more info

Tracing Your Naval Ancestors [UK]

By: Bruno Pappalardo

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365376


This detailed guide explains the wide and diverse range of records and secondary sources which can be used to trace genealogical and career information in relation to the men and women who have served in the Royal Navy, and the naval reserve and auxiliary forces formed to assist it, from 1660 to modern times.With an easy to follow and accessible format, this up-to-date guide provides illustrations of key documents, lists of useful websites, publications and addre... View more info

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The Surname Detective: Investigating Surname Distribution in England, 1086-present day

By: Colin D. Rogers

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Manchester University Press: Aug 1995

Seller ID: 040485


This helpful guide provides the amateur genealogist or family historian with the skills to research the distribution and history of a surname. View more info

Germany 1944: The British Soldier's Pocketbook

By: Edited by The National Archives

Price: $12.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365915


This soldier’s pocketbook from 1944, and the tale of its creation, reveal a fascinating moment of history: a snapshot of prejudices, expectations, assumptions and fears. It was created in conditions of secrecy to prepare British and Allied soldiers for entering and occupying Germany - but at a time when even victory was not guaranteed. What would they face? How would they be treated? How would they manage a population they were used to thinking of only as "enemy co... View more info

CD: Fragmenta Genealogica, New Series, Volume 1

By: Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD4229


This volume includes the register of Codford St. Peter, co. Wilts, England which lists baptisms, marriages and burials by year from 1597-1716. The next section includes all deeds, bonds and indentures, plus genealogical charts relating to the family of Waring. A separate section presents "Memoranda in Heraldry" by Peter Le Neve, 1694-1705. Finally, three indices, one of names, one of places and one of arms, create easy access to information. View more info

Shot Down and in the Drink: True Stories of RAF and Commonwealth aircrew saved from the sea 1939-1945

By: Graham Pitchfork

Price: $17.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615056


Using extensive research into official records held at The National Archives, Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork describes the formation and evolution of Air Sea Rescue in response to wartime events. He reveals how aircrews were trained to act in crash scenarios, the survival equipment they used, and the different methods of possible rescue - by RAF or Royal Navy launches, by airborne lifeboats, or by aircraft such as the Lysander or specialist amphibious and flying boats. M... View more info

Shot Down and on the Run: True Stories of RAF and Commonwealth aircrews of WWII

By: Graham Pitchfork

Price: $17.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615063


These extraordinary true stories retell the experiences of British, Canadian, Australian and other Commonwealth airmen who survived behind enemy lines. Based on first-hand accounts and the little known official debriefs, they evoke both the heroic characters and the hostile terrain they endured including:· The Halifax pilot shot down in northern Germany who walked and cycled over 1000 miles to safety in Barcelona· The Wellington crew who were rescued after a 40... View more info

Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War

By: Ian F.W. Beckett

Price: $36.00

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365816


Every war has its ‘home front’, but World War I - the ‘Great War’ - was the first to utterly transform civilian life. Not only did families risk their fathers and sons in active combat, but every member of society was mobilized in some way to contribute to the war effort. In the course of these eventful years the population experienced rationing, shortages, aerial bombing, thousands more women in work (known as ‘dilution’ of the workplace!), industrial unrest... View more info

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English Common Law in the Age of Mansfield

By: James Oldham.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c2004

Seller ID: 855324


In the eighteenth century, the English common law courts laid the foundation that continues to support present-day Anglo-American law. Lord Mansfield, Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, 1756-1788, was the dominant judicial force behind these developments. In this abridgment of his two-volume book, The Mansfield Manuscripts and the Growth of English Law in the Eighteenth Century, James Oldham presents the fundamentals of the English common law during this period,... View more info

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Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 11, 1903

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0435


Records genealogical information in the form of pedigrees starting in the mid-18th century. Pedigrees start with the grandparents of the principal person, and contain notices of all descendants of their name, often covering five generations. A significant amount of genealogical and biographical information is given for each person. Lavishly illustrated with portraits, silhouettes, signatures, and coats of arms. Volume 11 lists pedigrees (from various counties): Abercromb... View more info

Visitation of England and Wales: Volume 12, 1904

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H9436


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Visitation of England and Wales Notes : Volume 11, 1915

By: Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0825


The "Notes" series contain genealogical data on the older generations of the families discussed in the "Visitations" series, to which they are directly keyed. The bulk of the material in these volumes consists of documents, abstracts and other supporting material. Volume 11 contains: Grants of arms: Caleb Fletcher, 1802; Bartholomew and John Gidley, 1666; John Carlisle Deey Spedding, 1908. Pedigrees of Barlow, Barry, Bodington, Bolton, Clay, Cunliffe, Fis... View more info