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Trace Your Family Tree

The Society of Genealogists

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Trace Your Family Tree Kit - step-by-step advice in tracing your family tree through genealogy.

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Price: £16.99
ISBN: 9781907765278
Published: 2012

Trace Your Family Tree Kit:
Step-by-step advice in tracing your family tree through genealogy.

Discovering your family's past can be revealing and absorbing.
Genealogy is an increasingly popular pastime and this kit is the perfect way to get started researching your family tree.

Lawpack's Trace Your Family Tree Kit has been researched and written by the Society of Genealogists - so you are sure to get a head-start in your family tree research. 

Trace Your Family Tree Kit is packed with tips and advice on how and where to begin your research and all-important sources of further information and details of further reading. 

The expert Guidance Manual includes:

  • Where to start when tracing your ancestors
  • The best ways of recording the information you discover
  • Using the census and Wills to trace your family tree
  • How to use the parish registers to trace your ancestors
  • Making the most of library records and county record offices
  • Details of organisations and institutions than can help you to trace your family tree
  • Tips on how to read and interpret historical records
  • Sources of information by historical period

Plus Trace Your Family Tree Kit includes all the forms, notes and references you need to get started straight away on tracing your family tree.

Trace Your Family Tree also includes the following loose-leaf family tree record-keeping documents:

  • Poster-size nine-generation Ancestry Chart
  • Birth Brief, for recording your direct ancestors, their names, marriage dates, professions, etc.
  • Family Group Sheet, for recording the details of a couple and all their children 

Plus these genealogy forms can be downloaded online from our website, should you so need them. So you'll always have a place for your family tree findings!

Go on! Have fun! And start finding your ancestors today with our Trace Your Family Tree Kit.

About the Author

The Society of Genealogists is the leading genealogy research institution. The Society's London base houses the country's most important genealogy library and provides support and advice for those investigating the lives of past generations.

Trace Your Family Tree Kit Contents:

  • Genealogy: Beginning the family tree search
  • Recording the family tree information as you go
  • Developing your family knowledge
  • Is somebody else working on this family tree?
  • Has it been done before?
  • One-name studies, family associations and clans
  • Civil registration
  • Census returns 1841-1901
  • Wills & administrations
  • Parish registers
  • Nonconformist registers
  • County record offices & libraries
  • Local family tree history societies
  • The National Archives and your family tree
  • Family History Centres
  • Tracing your family tree - Professional assistance
  • Family Tree Bibliography
  • Timeline of research resources by historical period

Loose-leaf forms included:

  • Poster-size nine-generation Ancestry Chart - 1 copy
  • Birth Brief, for recording an individual's direct ancestors, their names, marriage dates, professions, etc. - 2 copies
  • Family Group Sheet, for details of a couple and all their children - 2 copies

Once purchased, this Trace Your Family Tree Kit also gives you online electronic versions of the forms included in this Kit.

Use the Updates & Downloads section to:

  • Download forms associated with your Kit
  • Keep up to date with the latest law changes




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