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London's Underworld

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Edited by Peter Quennell.
Selections from "Those that will not work", the fourth volume of "London Labour and the London Poor" by Henry Mayhew.
A view of the misery, vice, crime, want and ignorance of the lives of the underclass haunting London's streets in the mid 19th century.
This view allows the historian to understand the reasons behind the transportation of individuals for seemingly minor crimes such as a theft of a handkerchief.
It also allows the researcher to understand the why it is often thought prostitutes appeared as dressmakers etc. in census returns.
A valuable insight into the life and times of the 19th century.
A useful family and local history resource for nineteenth century London.
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A digital version of the original book, in PDF format.
Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader

Supplied by: Anguline Research Archives
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ARA-558

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Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer and Antiquary.

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By R. Sims.
Published in 1888.
Perhaps one of the most informative books for the genealogist and local historian, who wishes to research back past the 19th century. The Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer and Antiquary describes and list the huge variety of records available for research.
From commonly used records such as Parish Registers, Wills and School Records to Monastic, Chancery, Heraldic, Scutage Rolls, Records of Clergymen etc., etc. Describing each type of record as it comes to them.
A "must have" for the serious local and family history researcher.

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A digital version of the original book, in PDF format.
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Supplied by: Anguline Research Archives
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ARA-535

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Murrays Handbook of Devon

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Published in 1879 this book, produced as a travellers guide to Devon, covers in great detail the history and antiquities of places in Devon. It is set out in routes, so you can follow a recommended journey around the county, i.e. take a tour between London and Exeter via Swindon and Bristol and lots of smaller places in between. For the family historian it has great information and anecdotes about the places ancestors lived, even down to the rail times.

Supplied by: Archive CD Books Ltd
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ACB-GB1190

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My Ancestor was in the British Army: A guide to British Army sources for family historians.

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My Ancestor was in the British Army: A guide to British Army sources for family historians. - Click for large image
By Michael J Watts and Christopher T Watts; 304 pages; ISBN 978-1-903462-99-7.
A brand new edition of this book, aiding the modern family historian in researching their ancestors who served in the British Army from 1660. The book covers the wealth of sources available in archives and online.

Supplied by: Family History Partnership
Format: Book
Ref: FHP-206

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Nottingham Date Book (1884)

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The Nottingham Date Book has fascinated me since I discovered a copy at the Nottinghamshire Archives. It is a book of the history of Nottingham from 850 to 1884. In particular, after about 1750, it is full of references to every-day happenings in the town and its people. Not just important people, but normal people too. Its fascination for me is not only because I was born in Nottingham and interested in its history, but also as a family historian, as it contains so many references to people and every-day events. It is a particularly rare book, and even more so in its complete edition up to 1884. Until now, one had to try to find a copy of the original book (a near impossible task) in order to read it.

Supplied by: Archive CD Books Ltd
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ACB-GB0001

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Nottinghamshire National Index of Parish Registers

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Every family historian needs to know what parish registers, bishops' transcripts, and nonconformist registers are available. This volume provides the authoritative and most detailed listing available. It indicates where they can be found, and also what copies and transcripts are available.

Supplied by: Internet Genealogical Bookshop
Format: Book
Ref: RAY-713

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Rotherham Old Meeting House, & It's Ministers with supplementary chapters.

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Published in 1906.
Rotherham Old Meeting House, & It's Ministers with supplementary chapters.

A commemorative narration by William Blazeby, B.A..
An interesting history of Protestant Dissenters in Rotherham and the development of the nonconformist meeting house.

Includes transcripts of tombstones in the Chapel Yard, extracts of the deeds and baptisms from the register for the period 22 June 1748 to 26 September 1785.
Also includes two brief pedigrees.
Useful for the local and family historian.

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A digital version of the original book, in PDF format.
Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader

Supplied by: Anguline Research Archives
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ARA-583

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Rotherham Old Meeting House, & It's Ministers with supplementary chapters.

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Published in 1906.
Rotherham Old Meeting House, & It's Ministers with supplementary chapters.
A commemorative narration by William Blazeby, B.A.
An interesting history of Protestant Dissenters in Rotherham and the development of the nonconformist meeting house.
Includes transcripts of tombstones in the Chapel Yard, extracts of the deeds and baptisms from the register for the period 22 June 1748 to 26 September 1785.
Also includes two brief pedigrees.
Useful for the local and family historian.
Machine Searchable.
A digital version of the original book, in PDF format.
Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader

Supplied by: Anguline Research Archives
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ARA-583a

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Shropshire National Index of Parish Registers

£ 7.50
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Every family historian needs to know what parish registers, bishops' transcripts, and nonconformist registers are available. This volume provides the authoritative and most detailed listing available. It indicates where they can be found, and also what copies and transcripts are available.

Supplied by: Internet Genealogical Bookshop
Format: Book
Ref: RAY-723

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Simple Latin for Local Historians

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This guide is intended for the family historian who has never learned any Latin, or whose memory does not retain many of the standard words, which are to be found regularly in parish registers. Most clergymen confined their Latin to the basic names, relationships and dates. A lot of the clergy and all of the parish clerks who used Latin before 1733 when the order went out not to do so, managed with a remarkably small vocabulary of Latin 27 pages (A5)

Supplied by: Family History Society of Cheshire, The
Format: Booklet
Ref: CHS-B181

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