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How to Research Local History: Find Out All About Your House, Village or…

by Pamela Brooks

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Do you want to know to know more about the history of your street or parish, find out about the people who lived in your area and what they did, or discover more about a particular building? "How to Research Local History" will help get you started on how to interpret documents such as census returns, rating books and maps, and where to find them. It will introduce you to the delights of street directories and old newspapers, lead you to fascinating websites that can save you a lot of research time and talk you through the best of research methods to use in archives.
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A practical guide to researching your local history, this title shows you how to find out the background story of your house, street or local area, and presents great tips on getting started with your research and how to use your findings.

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