Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy: The Definitive Reference Guide to Tracing Your Family History by Nick Barratt

Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy: The Definitive Reference Guide to Tracing Your Family History by Nick Barratt lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Reference section.

London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles;

From the cover: The ground-breaking BBC series Who Do You Think You Are? has opened up the past to reveal Ian Hislops military ancestors through many Imperial wars, the crippling poverty that blighted the life of Jeremy Paxmans family, and Vie Reeves discovery that his grandfather was a bigamist.

These amazing stories have encouraged thousands of people to investigate where their own ancestors came from. Now, in this far-reaching guide by the series genealogist, Nick Barratt, you can get expert advice on how to solve the mysteries of your own family history.

The Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopaedia of Genealogy is the perfect family history bible for beginners, with step-by-step explanations of the whole process from building your family tree to the world of archives and Internet resources, from birth certificates to parish records and census returns.

For more sophisticated researchers, the book contains a wealth of information and advice to help you dig deeper into the historical background of your ancestors. This definitive guide shows you how to unearth the truth behind family secrets such as the scandal of illegitimacy, bigamy and criminal records, or tales of adventurers, missionaries and pioneers.

As a one-stop reference book, the Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopaedia of Genealogy gives you everything you need to unlock even the most complicated family history.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.

Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XI] 531 pages. Index. 10″ x 7¾”.

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