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    DescriptionTracing Your Channel Islands Ancestors is an expert introduction for the family historian to the wealth of material available to researchers in libraries and archives in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark. Full information is given on how to access the civil birth, marriage and death records which are only available in the islands and differ in format from those in England and Wales. Marie-Louise Backhurst covers the census, church records, nonconformist registers, rating lists, newspapers, wills and inheritance, official records, and the variety of other sources that can illuminate a past life and make family history research so rewarding. Migration has played a large part in the history of the islands and details of the records are fully explained. This authoritative and easy-to-use guide to these collections, and the author's advice on how to use them and get the most out of them, will be invaluable to anyone who is trying to find out about the life and experience of an ancestor who lived in the Channel Islands or was connected with them. This book will equally be essential reading and reference for anyone who wants to explore the history of the Channel Islands.


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    Title
    Tracing Your Channel Islands Ancestors
    Subtitle
    A Guide for Family Historians
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marie-louise Backhurst
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848843721
    ISBN 10: 1848843720
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQY
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKX
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKX
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000
    DC22: 929.34234, 929.107204234
    LC classification: CS479.7 .B33 2011
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    Thema V1.0: WQY
    Illustrations note
    40 illustrations
    Publisher
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Publication date
    19 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Barnsley