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A Guide to English county histories

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Published by Sutton Publishing in Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • England -- History, Local -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by C.R.J. Currie and C.P. Lewis.
      SeriesHistory handbooks
      ContributionsCurrie, C. R. J. 1948-, Lewis, C. P. 1957-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA1 .G89 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 483 p. ;
      Number of Pages483
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL775015M
      ISBN 100750915056
      LC Control Number97175507

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A Guide to English County Histories by Currie,C.R.J., and Lewis, C.P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A historiographical survey of county history in England. Introductory chapters on county history and architectural guides and inventories are followed by a county-by-county discussion of the development of their local histories written by local specialists.

English county histories, in other words historical and topographical (or "chorographical") works concerned with individual ancient counties of England, were produced by antiquarians from the late 16th century onwards. The content was variable: some recorded archaeological sites, but others were heavily slanted towards the genealogies of county families and other biographical material.

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c.d. smith, a brief history of macon county, north carolina., franklin press print, sidney d. steffey, a brief history of st. john’s evangelical lutheran church of cabarrus county.

from its earliest settlement to the present time, times steam book and job presses, Genealogical Guide to Monroe County, New York City of Frederick Douglass; Rochester's African-American People and Places, by Eugene Eli DuBois, (), 50 p. See listing on WorldCat for a list of libraries that have this book.

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While a particular strength is the history of London, there are significant records for other towns and cities and for the suburban and rural history of the English tly, the local histories of Scotland, Ireland and Wales are not represented as. A Bibliography of American County Histories compiled by P.

William Filby A very interesting aspect of genealogy is placing your ancestors in the context of history. To do this you would use not only the more general US history books, but histories of the states and /5(7). No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. Early days in Delta County and Schoolcraft County, MI, are recalled in this new page booklet.

The spiral-bound booklet includes excerpts from two hard to find sources: the History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Michigan, a Guide to the Wolverine State, a product of the WPA Writer's Program. First of all, the people who are profiled in these county history books usually paid to be included.

This meant that they had the money necessary to pay to get into these books. If your ancestor or a collateral relative is included in a county history book, that alone tells you that they had enough money to pay their way into the book. The History of Will County, Illinois: Containing a History of the County a Directory of Its Real Estate Owners; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; General and Local Statistics history of Illinois History of the Northwest American County Histories - IL only: Contributors.

To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. Histories and genealogies are published books or collections that contain genealogical information.

They may include county histories, town histories, other types of histories, collections of biographies, genealogies of families, collections of records for a specific area, etc.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. These histories detail the early settlements within a county, including who held which office, who founded various towns, when different churches were started, and other worthy information. BookIn addition, most of the histories published between and included a lengthy section with biographical sketches of many of the county's families.

For centuries this quintessentially English county has been known as the 'Garden of England', with its famous orchards, hop fields, vineyards and gently wooded countryside. Surrounded by a beautiful coastline, this is a landscape dotted with pretty villages, stately homes and gardens, ancient castles and traditional oast houses.Histories and genealogies are published books or collections that contain genealogical information.

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Understanding the history of the area where your ancestor lived can be helpful to understand what their life may have.This guide has been prepared primarily as an aid to finding information about English genealogy at the Library of Congress, but it will also be useful for those searching in other large libraries.

It is not comprehensive and is intended to supplement P. William Filby's American amp; British Genealogy & Heraldry: A Selected List of Books (ZF55 ).