Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors

Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors : A Guide for Family Historians

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This fully revised second edition of Rosemary Wenzerul's lively and informative guide to researching Jewish history will be absorbing reading for anyone who wants to find out about the life of a Jewish ancestor. In a clear and accessible way she takes readers through the entire process of research. She provides a brief social history of the Jewish presence in Britain and looks at practical issues of research - how to get started, how to organize the work, how to construct a family tree and how to use the information obtained to tell the story of a family. In addition she describes, in practical detail, the many sources that researchers can go to for information on their ancestors, their families and Jewish history.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 16mm | 439.99g
  • Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • over 100 illustrations
  • 1473821274
  • 9781473821279
  • 571,533

About Rosemary E. Wenzerul

For many years Rosemary Wenzerul has been a council member and trustee of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain and has played an active role in its educational and family history work. Her publications include Jewish Ancestors: A Guide to Organising Your Family History Records, Jewish Ancestors: A Guide to Reading Hebrew Inscriptions and Documents, Jewish Ancestors: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in the United Kingdom and Genaelogical Resources within the Jewish Home and Family.
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