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Z5313.G69 C9 1963

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Micfilm 2515.11

Crisp, Frederick Arthur. List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works. London: F. A. Crisp, 1899; Cleveland: Microphoto, 1963.
Alderman Stacks Z5313.G7 S3 1986b
Ferguson, Joan P. S. Scottish family histories. 2nd ed. Edinburgh : National Library of Scotland, 1986.

Previously published under the title: "Scottish family histories held in Scottish libraries." 1960. A union list of Scottish family histories held in Scottish libraries excluding the National Library of Scotland. The arrangement is alphabetical by family name. Manuscript material is not included.
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Z 5311 .F55 1983

 

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Z5311 .F55 1983 Suppl.

 

Filby, P. William. American & British genealogy & heraldry : a selected list of books. 3rd ed. Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1983.

Filby, P. William. American & British genealogy & heraldry. 1982-1985 supplement. Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1987.

A good bibliography of major books on genealogy and heraldry. For the United States there is a state-by-state arrangement of sources. Particularly helpful for locating secondary sources. Index.

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CD1068.A2 G5 1974
Gibson, Jeremy Sumner Wycherley. Wills and Where to Find Them. Baltimore, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1974.

Locations of wills, by county, for England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man. Index of courts. Supersedes Wills and Their Whereabouts (1963), by Anthony J. Camp.
Alderman Reference
Z5305.G7K3 1967
Kalikow, Marion J. Genealogical manuscripts in British libraries: a descriptive guide. Baltimore: Magna Charta, 1967.

Result of a mail survey of manuscripts in libraries in Great Britain and Ireland. The arrangement is by location with descriptions of holdings in each of the libraries surveyed. Indexes.
Alderman Reference
Z5313.G69K3 1965

Kalikow, Marion J. A new bibliography of British genealogy with notes. Baltimore: Magna Charta, 1965.

A fine table of contents and complete index allow the user to survey British genealogical materials and sources. A lengthy section on British counties lists the key sources available for particular jurisdictions.

Alderman Reference
Z5313.G69M42 1903

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Z5313.G69 W45 1953

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Z5313.G69 B36 1977

Marshall, George W. The genealogist's guide. Guilford, Eng.: Billing and Sons, 1903.
The standard guide to printed British genealogies. It is arranged by family name and contains complete information on the location of the genealogies. Continued by Whitmore and Barrow.

-- Whitmore, J. B . A Genealogical Guide: An index to British pedigrees in continuation of Marshall's Genealogist's Guide. London: Walford, 1953. -- Updates and expands the work of Marshall's Guide to include genealogical publications issued between 1903 and 1950.

-- Barrow, Geoffrey, B. The Genealogist's Guide; An Index to Printed British Pedigrees and Family Histories, 1950-1975. London: Research Publishing Co., 1977. -- Continues the coverage of Marshall and Whitmore from 1950 to 1975.

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LC 1.2:F 21
Reid, Judith P. Family ties in England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland : sources for genealogical research. Washington : Library of Congress : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., 1998.
Alderman Reference
Z5313S4S9 1930

Stuart, Margaret. Scottish family history. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1930.

A bibliography of printed material on Scottish families, including information found in Burke's Peerage and The Scots Peerage. The arrangement is alphabetical by family name. This volume also contains a concise introductory essay on writing family histories.



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