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Image for The Bishops' Register of Confirmations in the London District of the Catholic Church in England 1826-1837 and 1843

The Bishops' Register of Confirmations in the London District of the Catholic Church in England 1826-1837 and 1843

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: West Wickham, Kent, Catholic Family History Society: 2001

Seller ID: 061732

Condition: Near Fine


No. 4 in the Society's occasional publication series. Clean, bright copy - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Gorhambury : Historic Hertfordshire Home of the Grimston Family

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Seller ID: 058597

Condition: Very Good


13 page, glossy, stapled booklet being a history of the home situated two miles west of St. Albans. Includes a diagram of the family tree. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VII Part Vii No LXL October 1940

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Headly Brothers: 1940

Seller ID: 051629

Condition: Poor


Articles - Brasses to the Arundell Family at Mawgan in Pyder, Cornwall; Brasses on the Continent> 302pp-330pp. B/W photographs. Spine strip has been reinforced with clear tape to its length. Includes a letter from the Hon Sec and Treas of the Society explaining that his premises in High Holborn had suffered badly from enemy action and the difficulty they had producing this publication. View more info

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Tracking down Your Ancestors : Discover the Story Behind Your Ancestors and Bring Your Family History to Life

By: Alder, Harry

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, How To Books Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 036186

ISBN: 1857038282

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows how to research your family history using the internet, record offices and church cemeteries. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

By: Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford & London, Bombay Natural History Society/Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 037997

ISBN: 0195616340

Condition: Reading Copy


Depicts all the bird species found in the Subcontinent arranged family-wise on 106 plates which follow one another in systematic order + concise information on status, size, habitat, and distribution. 177 pages including index. Some damp-staining to dustwrapper and boards but internally text block is clean - hence a good reading copy. Some occasional annotation in pencil. Edges of dustwrapper have been reinforced with clear tape. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Volume 43, 1971

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Yorkshire, The Council of the Yorkshire Archaeological Sockety: 1972

Seller ID: 030104

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. 200 pages. Contents include:- The Yorkshire Archaeological Register 1970; Notes on Archaeological Finds; The Excavation of a Bronze Age Barrow: Greenhowe, North Deighton, Yorkshire; A Bronze Age Barrow at Mount Pleasant, near Normanby, North Riding; Aldborough, West Riding 1964: Excavations at the South Gate and Bastion and at Extra-Mural Sites; The Reign of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria; Excavations at Burton-in-Lonsdale: A Reconsideration; The Family of Meaux; Lees Hall, Thornhill, A Medieval Timber-Framed Building in the West Riding of Yorkshire; The 1377 Poll Tax Re... View more info

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The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Volume 48, 1976

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Yorkshire, The Council of the Yorkshire Archaeological Sockety: 1976

Seller ID: 030109

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. 160 pages. Contents include:- The Yorkshire Archaeological Register 1975; Air Reconnaissance of West and South Yorkshire in 1975; Mesolithic Settlement Sites at Upleatham, Cleveland; Neolithic and Bronze Age Graving and Scoring Tools from Mid-Wharfedale; Excavations in the Church of St. Mary Bishphill Senior, York; A Romano-British Pottery Kiln Site at Branton, Near Doncaster; Sigurd and Weland in pre-conquest Carving from Northern England; Additional Records of the Yorkshire Eyre of 1218-1219; The Royal Free Chapel of Bowes; Resourceful Villeins: The Cellarer Family of... View more info

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The Family Economist - Three Volumes.

By: Anon

Price: £77.50

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons: 1848

Seller ID: 045296

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with leather spines and corners. Gilt lettering to spine. All three volumes in very good condition with only slight rubbing to leather at edges. Some occasional foxing to all three books. Previous owner' s name on front endpapers. The Family Economist was a penny monthly magazine published for the Industrious Classes - interesting now as a look at Victorian social history. The first book contains Vol I & II bound together & published in 1848 & 1849 respectively. The second book contains Vols III (no title page) & IV (1850) bound together, and the third book contains Vol V (1852) an... View more info

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The Family History Project : Great Great Stories from the Nation's Family Tree

By: Barratt, Nick

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Kew, Surrey, The National Archives: 2004

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 038750

ISBN: 1903365759

Condition: Near Fine


Launched by The History Channel in 2003 with the belief that every family has a great story to tell. Unread paperback - 196 pages including an index to contributors. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Longleat from 1566 to the Present Time

By: Bath Daphne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ukiah, CA, USA, The Longleat Estate: 1967

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 002008

Condition: Very Good


A history & guide to the Stately Home of the Marquess of Bath. Illustrated in colour and b&w. 53 pages + family tree of the Thynnes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Ashworth Cotton Enterprise : The Rise and Fall of a Family Firm

By: Boyson, Rhodes

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055463

ISBN: 0198282451

Condition: Very Good


The story of the Ashworth Cotton Firm which in the 1830s & 40s employed a thousand workers in two large factories - tracing its rise from a cottage industry, studying its organization and financing and following the career of two brothers who played their part in the political scene of the time. A very good clean hardback in very good dustwrapper. 285 pages + 7 plates. View more info

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Shakespeare

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1951

Seller ID: 061912

Condition: Very Good


Takes a fresh look at Shakespeare's life - his youth in Stratford, his tangled love-life, his early triumphs and the restoration of his family fortunes. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 383 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Friendship and Society : An Introduction to Augustine's Practical Philosophy

By: Burt, Donald X.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Michigan, IL, USA, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052598

ISBN: 0802846823

Condition: Very Good


Offers an overall picture of the ethical and political thought of the greatest of the Western Fathers as this volume lucidly presents Augustine's philosophy of history, ethics, and social philosophy with an emphasis on friendship as the key to his view of the family and the state. Some faint sunning to page edges and previous owner's name opposite title page, though appears unread - 239 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Cecils of Hatfield House : A Portrait of an English Ruling Family

By: Cecil, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sphere Books: 1975

Seller ID: 030573

ISBN: 0351155163

Condition: Very Good +


A portrait of one of the most influential families in English history as told by Lord David Cecil the younger son of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury. The book traces the lives both personal and public of all the major inhabitants of the house from its earliest times including Elizabeth I, William Cecil, right up to the present day and the Cecils known to him personally. Clean, bright copy which appears unread. 320 pages including index. Illustrated throughout mainly in b&w. View more info

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The Cecils of Hatfield house. a Portrait of an English Ruling Family

By: Cecil, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cardinal: 1975

Seller ID: 031261

ISBN: 0351155163

Condition: Good


A portrait of one of the most influential families in English history as told by Lord David Cecil the younger son of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury. The book traces the lives both personal and public of all the major inhabitants of the house from its earliest times including Elizabeth I, William Cecil, right up to the present day and the Cecils known to him personally. Large format paperback showing light creasing and rubbing to covers. Good internally with light browning to pages edges. 320 pages including index. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill - Youth 1874-1900

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066413

Condition: Very Good


Volume I of the definitive Churchill biography by his son, covering the years from his birth to his return to England from America on the day of Queen Victoria's funeral. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper - 608 pages including index + fold-out family tree to rear. View more info

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Linen on the Green : An Irish Mill Village, 1730-1982 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Clark, Wallace

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Belfast, Northern Ireland, The University Press: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 066396

ISBN: 0950904201

Condition: Good


Personal account of the history of Clark's family linen business and the community which has grown up around it since 1730. SIGNED by the author, in blue ink, to the dedication page with the inscription ''Roy Vardy with best wishes from Wallace''. Good, square hardback in a d/w - 183 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Resources for Family Historians on the Open Shelves of the Hartlye Library - University of Southampton

By: Collins, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1992

Seller ID: 051611

ISBN: 1873675011

Condition: Very Good


28 page booklet. Attempts to note as many of the library's contents as may be of use to family historians, genealogists or students of heraldry. View more info

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Tracing Your Labour Movement Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

By: Crail, Mark

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Family History: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061037

ISBN: 1848840594

Condition: As New


Fascinating introduction for anyone wishing to find out about the life of an ancestor who was involved in the labour movement or was a union member. Clean, bright, unread paperback - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In Pitstone Green there is a Farm

By: Davis, Jean & Farnell, Mary

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, Pitstone Local History Society: 1979

Seller ID: 063809

ISBN: 0950658200

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean large format paperback. The story of Pitstone Green Farm which was occupied for over 150 years by the same family since the day it was built and which houses a collection of farm vehicles, implements, craft tools and domestic paraphernalia which forms one of the largest amateur displays in the country. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info