Understanding documents for genealogy & local history

Once genealogists and local historians have learned everything they can from internet sources, the next step is reading and understanding older documents. The author details how to find and comprehend documents in England, Wales and Scotland from 1560 to 1860. These can be hard to find, are often wr...

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Main Author: Durie, Bruce
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, 2013.
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Summary: Once genealogists and local historians have learned everything they can from internet sources, the next step is reading and understanding older documents. The author details how to find and comprehend documents in England, Wales and Scotland from 1560 to 1860. These can be hard to find, are often written in challenging handwriting and use Latin, antiquated English or Scots.
Physical Description: 448 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-29) and index.
ISBN: 9780752464640 (hbk.)
0752464647 (hbk.)