Source:Willis, Arthur J. Introducing Genealogy

Source Introducing Genealogy
Author Willis, Arthur J
Subject Finding aid
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Ernest Benn
Date issued 1961
Place issued London
Willis, Arthur J. Introducing Genealogy. (London: Ernest Benn, 1961).
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This text is "a reconstruction and expansion of the Author's earlier book Genealogy for Beginners 1955", as stated before the book's preface.

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From the Preface to Genealogy for Beginners
Abbreviations Used

 1. How to Begin
 2. Keeping Records of Searches
 3. Parish Registers
 4. Other Parish Records
 5. Wills and Administrations
 6. The Public Record Office
 7. The Society of Genealogists' Library
 8. The British Museum Library
 9. Other Libraries
10. Ecclesiastical Records
11. Other Evidences
12. A Bibliography for Beginners
13. Regnal Years
14. Some Problems Solved
15. Conclusion

Appendix I: Specimen Setting-out of Pedigree
         II: Search Diagram