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History of Thames Ditton
Local History reprints (after J.Aubrey) - £2.50 + pp - Paperback 24pp
Born in 1626, John Aubrey became a notable "antiquity" or historian of his day. Although from a privileged background, being the eldest son of county squire, during most of his life he was constantly in need of money. It was whilst he had fallen on a period of hard times that he gain employment producing a major history of England. This reprint covers the Thames Ditton Parish with memorial extracts of the day from the Church of St. Nicholas.
Phillip J. Burchett and Christopher J. Burchett - £4.95 + pp - Paperback 128pp
A local and social history of Thames Ditton by a father and son team covering a period to 1984.
Ditton To Date
Margaret Briggs - £5.50 + pp - Paperback 128pp
Village Life captured from extracts from "Thames Ditton Today" 1984-1992
Mark Davison - £9.95 +pp - Paperback 64pp
Old photographs, stories and reminiscences
of the village of Long Ditton and parts of Surbiton and Hook. Author: .
Ham, Thames Ditton and Long Ditton in 1839
J. Pigot - £1.99 +pp - Paperback 20pp
An extract re-print of Pigot's Royal National and Commercial Directory of Surrey, 1839. Classified lists of all persons in trade and the Nobility, Gentry and Clergy.
Good Web Guide to Genealogy
Caroline Peacock - £10.39 +pp include CD-ROM
This book contains over 100 in-depth reviews of related websites from a British perspective, although the most important US sites are also reviewed. It is aimed at everyone who is interested in tracing the descent of their family from ancestors to the present or for those who are interested in building a wider picture of their extended family's lives. The Good Web Guide team have assessed the large general genealogy sites, the area websites (for both in and outside the UK) and the one-name sites (useful if you have an unusual surname). The book starts with the basics: how to quiz your family, how to find certificates of births, marriages and deaths, how to find and use census records. You will then be guided in the direction you want to go, both backwards in time and outwards in exploration, covering a vast selection of records including military records, Jewish records, ship's passenger lists, newspaper archives and obituaries from around the world. There is extensive information about tracking down information from archives such as books, maps and old photographs, and reviews of suitable software for storing your records.
Family Tree Detective
Colin Rogers - £11.99 +pp
A practical guide for the amateur genealogist, which has been revised and updated for this edition (1997). New material to this volume includes a section on medieval genealogy, targeting family historians who have reached back as far as the 16th century and wish to go back further. Heraldry is introduced and there is detail on the genealogical content of military records and the records of Poor Law Unions and their workhouses. Details are also included of changes to the location and cost of civil registration sources.
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|Generations Family Tree: Starter
Kit 8.0. - £26.99 + pp
This 11-CD set has everything to get you started: a simple tutorial; an indexed access to genealogy resources on the Internet with 75,000 links; 4000 maps showing European countries, UK counties and cities between 1856 and 1920; an easy-to-use family tree which can be displayed in 3-D; and a database containing the world Name Index (1500-1999). This is the first-ever UK edition of the software, and throughout there is a focus on providing UK as well as world links and databases.
|Generations Family Tree: Grande
Suite 8.0 - £42.99 + pp
This monumental 20-CD set has it all: instantly accessible databases, thousands of online options, and dozens of display models. Best of all, this is the first-ever UK edition of the software, and it includes indexes of English, Irish and Scottish names, the UK Deeds Index, European and UK Historic Map libraries, and more.
|The Times Family Tree -
£8.99 + pp
More and more people want to investigate and research their family, in a bid to uncover the past and learn more about their ancestors. What better way to preserve a lifetime of family history than with this software?
| Family Tree Maker v6: 8CD Set -
£35.99 + pp
A best selling genealogy programme since its introduction in 1989, Family Tree Maker is the easiest and most complete resource for building your family tree. Find ancestors guaranteed with superior data resources, Internet features and hundreds of professional-quality printouts. It sets the standard for quality, value and ease of use.
|Family Tree Maker Deluxe v6: 16CD
Set - £49.99 + pp
Family Tree Maker features Browser-style back and forward buttons that let you move through your file quickly and easily. The All-in-One Tree lets you display everyone in your family file together in one tree. You can personalize your printouts with background images, borders, colours, fonts and more. The Privatization Mode lets you share family data without revealing confidential information.