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Family history, tracing ancestors

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The Parish Chest: A Study of the Records of Parochial Administration in England

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The Parish Chest: A Study of the Records of Parochial Administration in...

W.E. Tate

Social & cultural history; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The purpose of the book is to illustrate and encourage research into local history by means of surviving documents and fragments;... [more]

$65.95

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During Wind and Rain: The Jones Family Farm in the Arkansas Delta 1848-2006

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During Wind and Rain: The Jones Family Farm in the Arkansas Delta 1848-2006...

Margaret Jones Bolsterli

Agriculture & farming; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Tells the story of five generations of the author's family and its farm in the Arkansas Delta. This book moves from the land's... [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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Plutocrats

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Plutocrats

George Ireland, George Ireland

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Banking; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The first intimate biography of the Rothschild brothers - nineteenth-century Europe's richest and most fascinating family... [more]

$40.99

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The Verneys: Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England

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The Verneys: Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England

Adrian Tinniswood

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Jack's brother Edmund married a girl who was rich, beautiful and deeply in love with him and within months of the marriage,... [more]

$32.99

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My Family and Other Strangers: Adventures in Family History

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My Family and Other Strangers: Adventures in Family History

Jeremy Hardy

Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Audio

When Jeremy Hardy decided to explore his ancestry it was, in part, to get to the bottom of his grandmother Becky's dubious... [more]

$27.99

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Ching Chong China Girl: From fruitshop to foreign correspondent

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Ching Chong China Girl: From fruitshop to foreign correspondent

Helene Chung

Biography; Autobiography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

An evocative memoir of a young Chinese girl growing up in conservative Tasmania in the 1950s. [more]

$32.95

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bt OBE

Family history, tracing ancestors

Audio

Sir Ranulph Fiennes takes a journey around his eccentric family tree, and reveals how he came to be described by the Guinness... [more]

$40.99

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Joseph Ashby of Tysoe

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Joseph Ashby of Tysoe

M.K. Ashby

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Description currently unavailable [more]

$42.80

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Family History Cultures and Faiths: Expert Advice to Speed Up Your Search

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Family History Cultures and Faiths: Expert Advice to Speed Up Your Search...

Michael Gandy

Reference; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Religion & beliefs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Talks about family history. [more]

$14.95  $12.70

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The Genetic Strand: Exploring a Family History Through DNA

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The Genetic Strand: Exploring a Family History Through DNA

Edward Ball

History of the Americas; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Mathematics & Sciences; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$49.99

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Searching For The Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel

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Searching For The Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel

Kate Grenville

Language: reference & general; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The incredible true story behind the Booker Prize shortlisted The Secret River [more]

$29.95  $26.35

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The Fall of the House of Percy

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The Fall of the House of Percy

Richard A. Lomas

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The late fourteenth century, from the reign of Richard II to the 'revolution' of 1399, remains of great interest in contemporary... [more]

$45.95

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The Sunlight On The Garden: A Family In Love, War And Madness

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The Sunlight On The Garden: A Family In Love, War And Madness

Elizabeth Speller

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

'An extraordinary, moving book ... like opening a jewellery box packed with beautiful, unusual gems' Marian Keyes [more]

$26.95

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The Boyds

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The Boyds

Brenda Niall

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The Boyd family is Australia's most remarkable artistic dynasty. This work traces the emergence of an extraordinary artistic... [more]

$45.00

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The Campbells

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The Campbells

Stephen Boardman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The advance of the Campbell earls power in the medieval Scottish kingdom has normally been explained in terms of the family's... [more]

$44.95

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The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

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The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

Paul Nagel

Biography: general; History of the Americas; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Nagel chronicles seven generations of the Lee family, from founder Richard Lee to General Robert E. Lee. [more]

$22.95

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My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her Roots

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My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her...

Thulani Davis

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Beloved novelist and playwright Thulani Davis takes a journey through her ancestral history and finds tartan plaid, unlikely... [more]

$20.99

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The Family Detective: Discover your family history and bring the past to life

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The Family Detective: Discover your family history and bring the past to...

Nick Barratt

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Dealing with the world of genealogy, this book gives you almost everything you need to know to get cracking. It ranges from... [more]

$37.99

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The Clays of Alabama: A Planter-lawyer-politician Family

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The Clays of Alabama: A Planter-lawyer-politician Family

Ruth Ketring Nuermberger

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Of unique interest to the student of nineteenth century America is this account of the Alabama Clays, who in their private... [more]

$98.95  $89.05

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Battersea Girl: Tracing a London Life

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Battersea Girl: Tracing a London Life

Martin Knight

Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A couple of years ago, Martin Knight began a quest to delve into his family history. He even made contact with several living... [more]

$39.99

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The Guggenheims: A Family History

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The Guggenheims: A Family History

Debi Unger, Irwin Unger

Art: financial aspects; Biography; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Meyer Guggenheim, a Swiss immigrant, founded a great American business dynasty. At their peak in the early twentieth century,... [more]

$27.95

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The Rare and the Beautiful: The Lives of the Garmans

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The Rare and the Beautiful: The Lives of the Garmans

Cressida Connolly

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The compelling biography of the beautiful, talented Garman sisters and the glittering, romantic era in which they lived. [more]

$26.99

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That's Fourpence You're Eating!: A Childhood in Perth

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That's Fourpence You're Eating!: A Childhood in Perth

Frances Rimington

British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

'That's Fourpence You're Eatin' ' takes the reader back to another period, recounting a middle-class upbringing in Victorian... [more]

$21.95

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Prairie Gothic: The Story of a West Texas Family

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Prairie Gothic: The Story of a West Texas Family

John R. Erickson

Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A book on Texas lore. Tells the story of people in the context of a specific place, the author creates a blend of family and... [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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The Big House: The Story of a Country House and its Family

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The Big House: The Story of a Country House and its Family

Christopher Simon Sykes

History; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The highly praised biography of an archetypal great house and the family who lived there for over 250 years. [more]

$24.95

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