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Your English Ancestry: A Guide for North Americans. Sherry Irvine. 1998, Soft Cover, As New, Appendices, Bibliography, Illus., Index, 263 pp. At long last!! A book on British genealogy written specifically for a North American audience! Your English Ancestry: A Guide for North Americans, by Sherry Irvine, is the first book to provide a logical research routine for family historians based in North America! This unusual resource clearly and simply details the many research facilities and research sources available in North America to trace English ancestors. Learn to do English research back to the mid-1600s! A must have for beginning and expert European genealogists! The first edition of Your English Ancestry was published in 1993. Since then, genealogy has become much more popular, resulting in numerous changes in the way we do research. One notable change is how computers and the Internet have become an important tool for many researchers! This has resulted in significant changes in local government and in the storage of major records in England. These changes are reflected in this new edition of Your English Ancestry. It contains additional detail on records, a new chapter introducing early English research (before 1730) and a greatly expanded bibliography! For every type of record - civil registration, census, church records, probate, occupation, and local administration -there are clear explanations of availability and access. Each chapter concludes with a step-by-step summary to better help you retain the information you've learned! This is a research tool you don't want to miss!