The Family History Web Directory

The Family History Web Directory

The Genealogical Websites You Can't Do Without

Jonathan Scott

$11.99

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Jonathan Scott's Family History Web Directory is an information-packed reference guide that distils the best of the internet into one easy-to-use format. Themed sections cover different topics, from 'getting started' to specific occupations, and there is an index reproducing all the websites in A-Z order. His handbook is a vital source for less experienced researchers, and a handy aide-memoire for more seasoned campaigners. Web addresses are listed by topic, then in order of importance and usefulness. An extraordinary range of sites that will interest family historians is included from records of births and deaths, tax, crime and religion, to military records and records of work and occupations. Also featured are sites that give information about archives, blogs and forums, social networking and sharing research.The internet can be an overwhelming place for the genealogist. Jonathan Scott's book provides readers with online shortcuts, tips for getting the best from well-known websites, plus the details of all kinds of lesser-known and hard-to-find sources.


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Jonathan Scott:
Jonathan Scott is a freelance writer specializing in family history. He is a former deputy editor of Family History Monthly and has penned the ‘Best Websites column for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine since 2007. He also writes the magazines monthly ‘Around Britain feature and compiles the end-of-year look-ahead at developments online. In addition to his work in family history, he has compiled Collecting Childrens Books, Rare Book Price Guide and The Family History Web Directory.

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