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  • Poppy Field by Michael Morpurgo
    Poppy Field (English, Hardback) Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman

    As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the British Legion to tell a new story inspired by the history of the poppy.

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  • Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837 by Jonathan Oates
    Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837 (English, Paperback) Jonathan Oates

    The trail that an ancestor leaves through the Victorian period and the twentieth century is relatively easy to follow ? the records are plentiful, accessible and commonly used. But how do you go back further, into the centuries before the central registration of births, marriages and deaths was introduced in 1837, before the first detailed census records of 1841? How can you trace a family line...

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  • Madresfield by Jane Mulvagh
    Madresfield (English, Paperback) Jane Mulvagh

    The house and the family were the real inspiration for Brideshead Revisited: Evelyn Waugh was a regular visitor, and based his story of the doomed Marchmain family on the Lygons.

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  • Wally and Zizza's Amazing Journey by Louis Vanrenen
    Wally and Zizza's Amazing Journey (English, Paperback) Louis Vanrenen

    Everybody has a story, but nobody's story is quite like Wally and Zizza's. Told by their son now they have passed, Wally and Zizza's Amazing Journey is more than a family history, exploring the dramatic twentieth century through the lens of his parents.

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  • Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet by Chris Paton
    Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet (English, Paperback) Chris Paton

    * A practical guide to researching Irish history using the internet * Shows how online sources can be accessed and interpreted * Case studies demonstrating how online records can be integrated with other research * Covers historical sources from the north and south of Ireland

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  • The Old Man and the Sand Eel by Will Millard
    The Old Man and the Sand Eel (English, Paperback) Will Millard

    'A wonderfully fluent account of how the strange magic of water and the beings that inhabit it can enchant and intoxicate' Chris Yates Growing up on the Cambridgeshire Fens, Will Millard never felt more at home than when he was out with his granddad on the riverbank, whiling away the day catching fish. As he grew older his competitive urge to catch more and bigger fish led him away from that...

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  • Tracing Your Ancestors: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk by Gill Blanchard
    Tracing Your Ancestors: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk (English, Paperback) Gill Blanchard

    Essential handbook for anyone researching the life of an ancestor who lived in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk or Suffolk.

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  • Tracing Your Ancestors Through Family Photographs by Jayne Shrimpton
    Tracing Your Ancestors Through Family Photographs (English, Paperback) Jayne Shrimpton

    A comprehensive guide to dating and interpreting family photographs, the book uses as examples over 150 previously unpublished images. Written by one of the Britain's leading photograph historians and based on years of research into historical photographic records.

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  • The Story of the Irish Race by Seumas MacManus
    The Story of the Irish Race (English, Hardback) Seumas MacManus

    To understand modern Ireland one must understand the history of Ireland. Its legends, religious and political life, culture, and wider contributions to the world remain linked to its rich past....

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  • The Old Man and the Sand Eel by Will Millard
    The Old Man and the Sand Eel (English, Hardback) Will Millard

    'A wonderfully fluent account of how the strange magic of water and the beings that inhabit it can enchant and intoxicate' Chris Yates Growing up on the Cambridgeshire Fens, Will Millard never felt more at home than when he was out with his granddad on the riverbank, whiling away the day catching fish. As he grew older his competitive urge to catch more and bigger fish led him away from that...

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  • Our Family Tree by Editors of Chartwell Books
    Our Family Tree (English, Hardback) Editors of Chartwell Books

    Record your family's history and pass it on to future generations with Our Family Tree, a leather-bound hardcover book engraved with a silver-colored tree that will become an invaluable keepsake for any family. ...

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  • The Rare and the Beautiful by Cressida Connolly
    The Rare and the Beautiful (English, Paperback) Cressida Connolly

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

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  • Tracing History Through Title Deeds by Nat Alcock
    Tracing History Through Title Deeds (English, Paperback) Nat Alcock

    Essential guide for family and local historians to property title deeds

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  • Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestors by Stuart A. Raymond
    Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestors (English, Paperback) Stuart A. Raymond

    A comprehensive guide to researching Nonconformist ancestors

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  • Genealogy by Helen Osborn
    Genealogy (English, Hardback) Helen Osborn

    This book is the ideal companion for anybody researching their family tree. It provides advice and inspiration on methods and problem-solving and helps the amateur family historian understand what successful professionals do to get results, and why we should copy them.

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  • My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me by Jennifer Teege
    My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me (English, Paperback) Jennifer Teege, Nikola Sellmair

    An international bestseller, this is the extraordinary memoir of a German-Nigerian woman who learns that her grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant depicted in Schindler's List.

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  • Criminal Children by Emma Watkins
    Criminal Children (English, Paperback) Emma Watkins, Barry Godfrey

    In-depth insight into the lives of criminal children in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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  • Tracing Your Oxfordshire Ancestors by Nicola Lisle
    Tracing Your Oxfordshire Ancestors (English, Paperback) Nicola Lisle

    Practical, easy-to-use introduction to researching Oxfordshire's local and family history.

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  • Writing Your Family History by Gill Blanchard
    Writing Your Family History (English, Paperback) Gill Blanchard

    Step-by-step guide to developing a written family history. Gives examples of writing and how and what to produce. Includes practical writing exercises and guidance on layout and publishing.

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  • Tracing Your Roman Catholic Ancestors by Raymond, Stuart A
    Tracing Your Roman Catholic Ancestors (English, Paperback) Raymond, Stuart A

    Essential reading and reference for anyone who is exploring Roman Catholic family and local history in England.

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