Archives for: October 2011, 22


Categories: New Books

New Books!!!

All of these books can be borrowed from the library for 3 weeks!

Alzo, Lisa A. Finding Your Slovak Ancestors. Toronto, ON: Heritage Productions, 2005.

Summary: A vast number of Slovaks settled in North America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, countless numbers of descendants of these early Slovak immigrants are searching for their Slovak roots. This book lists both traditional and online resources necessary for researching Slovak ancestors, and shows how to document and preserve your findings for future generations.

Bourrie, Doris. Researching Canadian Census Records. 2nd Edition. Toronto, ON: Heritage Productions, c2003.

Summary: Census records are the most useful records available to genealogists. This book will show you how to access these records and how to analyze the information provided.
Suggestions for using the internet for researching many census records are also included.

Christensen, Penelope. Researching English Church Court Records. Toronto, ON: Heritage Productions, c2008.

Summary: This book deals with ecclesiastical courts; civil and criminal courts are detailed in a companion volume entitled Researching English Civil & Criminal Court Records and the latter includes a section on prisoners and punishments. There was always a certain amount of overlap between the kinds of cases taken to the different courts, and both church and civil courts referred serious cases upwards to the criminal courts and highest appeal courts.

Christensen, Penelope. Researching English Land Records. Toronto, ON: Heritage Productions, c2005.

Summary: A survey of the many records to do with land - maps, gazetteers, title deeds, land tax, ancient & modern Domesday books, tithes, enclosure, manorial records, quit claims, estate papers, freeholds, copyholds & leaseholds, Land Registry & Valuation Office records. The availability of documents & practical details on how to use them in gemological research are emphasized.

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