Bibliography of Recommended Reading
CanadaBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History 1867 to the Present. Bercuson, David J. et al. Toronto: Collins Publishers, 1988.
Dictionary of North American History. Lee, Min, ed.. Edinburgh: Larousse, 1994
The Age of Light, Soap and Water: Moral Reform in English Canada 1885-1925. Valverde, Mariana. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1991.
Historical Atlas of Canada. Kerr, Donald, ed. et al. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.
Facts of Life, The Social Construction of Vital Statistics, Ontario 1869-1952. Emery, George. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1993.
Ontario People 1796-1803. Fitzgerald, E. Keith. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1993.
People of Ontario 1600-1900: Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places and Vital Dates. Elliot, Noel Montgomery ed.. London, Ontario: The Genealogical Research Library, 1985.
The Mini Atlas of Early Settlers in the District of Niagara, 1782-1876. Parnall, Maggie, et al. St. Catharines, Ontario: The Historical Society of St. Catharines.
Colonial Leviathan: State Formation in Mid-Nineteenth Century Canada. Greer, Allan ed. et al. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992.
Fundamentals of Canadian Law. Chapman, F.A.R., M. A. (Laws). Toronto: McGraw-Hill Co. of Canada Ltd., 1965.
Petticoats & Prejudice: Woman and the Law in Nineteenth Century Canada. Backhouse, Constance. Toronto: Women's Press for the Osgoode Society, 1991.
Guide to the Holdings of the Archives of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario Unknown. Agincourt: Generation Press, 1990.
EnglandBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
Macaulay's Works, History of England. 5 vol.. Macaulay, Thomas B.. New York City: The Kelmscott Society, n.d..
Dictionary of British History. Lee, Min, ed.. Edinburgh: Larousse, 1994.
Life on the English Manor. Bennett, H.S., F.B.A.. London: Cambridge University Press, 1965.
A Guide to the Medieval Manor. Overton, Eric. London: Local History Publications, 1995.
Some Medieval Records for Family Historians. Franklin, Peter. Lancashire: Federation of Family History Societies, 1995.
The Tudor Parliament. Gilkes, R.K., M.A.. London: The English Universities Press Ltd., 1969.
Religion in England 1558-1662. Alexander, H.G., M.A.. ibid.
Pressure Groups in Britain 1720-1970. Wootton, Graham. London: Penguin Books Ltd., n.d..
The Constitutional History of England 1760-1860. Yonge, Charles Duke, M.A.. New York City: Harper & Brothers, 1882.
A Constitutional and legal History of England. Smith, Goldwin. New York City: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955.
Know Britain: The Heritage & Institutions of an Offshore Island. Mason, Francis K., et al. London: George Philip & Son Limited, 1992.
National Index of Parish Registers. 12 vol.. London. Reprint 1975 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc..
England and its Rulers: 1066-1272. Clancy, M. T.. London: Fontana Press, Collins Publishing Group.
The Handy Book of Parish Law. Wiltshire Family History Society. Wiltshire: Wiltshire Family History Society, 1996.
Manuscript Sources for British History: Their Nature, Location and Use. Olney, R. J.. London: University of London Press, 1996.
Probate Jurisdictions: Where to Look for Wills. 4th ed.. Gibson, Jeremy. Lancashire: Federation of Family History Societies, 1995.
Church Court Records: An Introduction for Family and Local Historians. Tarver, Ann. Sussex: Phillimore & Co. Ltd., 1995.
The Dictionary of Genealogy. Fitzhugh, Terrick V.H.. London: A & C Black, 1995.
The Union Workhouse: a study guide for teachers & local historians. Reid, Andy. Sussex: Phillimore & Co. Ltd..
Oxford Companion to Local and Family History. Hey, David, ed.. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.
PRO Readers' Guides and Information Leaflets. Serials, various. PRO Publications.
Land records of England and Wales a mine of information. Walne, Peter, M.A.. Series, World Conference on Records and Genealogical Seminar, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A., 1969. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c 1969.
Four centuries of population movement within Great Britain. Emmison, Frederick G., et al.. Series, World Conference on Records and Genealogical Seminar, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A., 1969. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c 1969.
IrelandBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
The Nonconformist Treason. McCarthy, Michael J. F.. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1912.
Seventeenth-century Ireland: the incomplete conquest. Lennon, Colm. New YorkCity: St. Martins Press, 1995.
Irish Peasant Society: 4 historical essays. Connell, Kenneth Hugh. Clarendon Press, 1968.
The Protestants of Ulster. Bell, Geoffrey. Pluto Press, 1976.
Ireland: a chronology and fact book. Griffin, William D., ed.. Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1973.
Ancestral Voices: religion and nationalism in Ireland. O'Brien, Conor. Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1995, c 1994.
An economic history of Ireland since 1660. Cullen, L.M.. Batsford, c1972.
The origins of Ulster Unionism: the formation of popular Protestant politics and ideology in nineteenth century Ireland. Gibbon, Peter. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1975.
Irish Ancestor. Punch, Terrence M., et al..
Irish Genealogy: a record finder. Begley, Donal F.. Dublin: Heraldic Artists Ltd., 1981.
Irish Records: Sources for Family and Local History. Ryan, James G.. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, 1988.
Tracing your Irish Ancestors: the complete guide. Grenham, John. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1992.
The Anglo-Irish. White, Terence, DeVere. Gollancz, 1972.
Encyclopaedia of Ireland. Figgis, A.. McGraw-Hill, 1968.
Sources for family history at the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland. MacGiolla Choille, Breandan. Series: World Conference on Records (1980: Salt Lake City): paper 402. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c 1980.
How to use the records of Northern Ireland & Eire. Darwin, Kenneth. Reprint: Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c1969
Major general records sources in Ireland. Series: Research papers (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department). Series A: No. 02. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Genealogical Department. Salt Lake City: The Department, c1977.
The Ulster plantation of Scots, 1610. Unknown. South Melbourne: Irish Link, [198-?].
ScotlandBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
A history of the Scottish People 1560-1830. Smout, T.C.. Collins, 1969.
An economic history of Scotland 1100-1939. Lythe, S.G.E.. Blackie, 1975
Clanship to Crofters' War: the social transformation of the Scottish highlands. Devine, T.M.. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1994.
Scotland: a description of Scotland and Scottish Life. Meikle, Henry W., C.B.E., D. Litt, LL.D.. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., 1947.
The Scotland of Queen Mary and the religious wars 1513-1638. Mackenzie, Agnes Mure, 1891-1955. A Maclehouse, 1936.
The Highland Clearances. Prebble, John, 1915. Secker & Warburg, 1963.
The people's clearance: Highland emigration to British North America 1770-1815. Bumsted, J.M., 1938. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; University of Manitoba Press, c 1982.
The industrial revolution in Scotland. Hamilton, Henry, 1896-1964. Cars, 1966.
A century of the Scottish people 1830-1950. Smout, T.C.. Yale University Press, 1986.
The Scottish Insurrection of 1820. Ellis, Peter Berresford. V. Gollancz, 1970.
Reformed and reforming…in preparation for 400th anniversary of the Presbyterian Church. Toronto: Presbyterian Church Publications, 1960.
Scotland Farewell: the people of the Hector. MacKay, W. Donald. McGraw-HillRyerson Ltd., 1980.
In search of Scottish Ancestry. Hamilton-Edwards, Gerald. Baltimore, 1972.
Scotts Heraldry. Innes, Sir Thomas. Baltimore, 1971
Scottish Family History. Stuart, Margaret. Baltimore, 1978.
Introduction to Scottish Genealogical Research. Whyte, Donald. Edinburgh, 1979.
The parishes, registers and registrars of Scotland. Scottish Association of Family History Societies. Edinburgh: The Scottish Genealogy Society, 1994.
Irregular Border Marriages. Smith, M.C.. Edinburgh, 1934 reprint Ewart Public Library, Dumfries.
The Scottish Genealogists' Glossary. Burness, Lawrence R.. Aberdeen: Scottish Association of Family History Societies, 1995.
U.S.A.Back to Page Contents Up to Page Top
The Genealogist's Companion and Sourcebook. Croom, Emily. Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 1994.
Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County and Town sources. Eichholz, Alice. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1992.
The Library of Congress: a guide to genealogical and historical research. Neagles, J.C.. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1990.
Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives. Washington: The National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1982.
The Source: a guidebook of American genealogy. Cerny, Johni, et al.. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, 1985.
Preliminary Guide to Church Records Repositories. Suelflow, August R.. St. Louis, MO: Society of American Archivists, 1969.
A Survey of American Church Records. Kirkham, E. Kay. Logan, UT: Everton Publishers, 4th ed., 1978.
County Courthouse Book. Bentley, Elizabeth Petty. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1990.
U.S. Immigration and naturalization resource guide. U.S. Department of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Washington: Records Systems Division, Information Services Branch, 1997.
American naturalization processes and procedures, 1790-1985. Newman, John J.. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1985.
Naturalization Laws. Udell, Gilman G., 1918-1972. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1972.
The Land Office Business: the settlement and administration of American public lands, 1789-1837. Rohrbough, Malcolm J.. New York: Oxford University press, 1968.
The land records of America and their genealogical value. Kirkham, E.K.. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret, 1964.
Federal land series: A calendar of archival materials on the land patents issued by the U.S. government with subject, tract and name indexes. Smith, Clifford Neal. Chicago: American Library Association, 1972-1986, 4 vols..
WalesBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
Guide to the Department of Manuscripts and Records. Dyfed: National Library of Wales, 1994.
Welsh Research Guide. Siddons, Dr. Michael.
History of Wales. Serial vol.. Lloyds, J.E.. London, 1912.
Guide to the Records of the Court of Great Sessions. Parry, Glyn. Dyfed: National Library of Wales, 1995.
When was Wales? Williams, Prof. Gwyn Alf.. Penguin Books.
The Yearbook of Welsh Dates. May, John. Swansea: Christopher Davies, 1989.
Reference Wales. May, John. Swansea: Christopher Davies, 1995.
The Customs and Traditions of Wales. Owen, Trevor M.. Cardiff, 1991.
The development of Welsh Heraldry. 2 vol..Siddons, Dr. Michael. Dyfed: National Library of Wales.
Nonconformist Registers of Wales. Ifans, Dafydd, ed.. Dyfed: National Library of Wales, 1994.
Parish Registers of Wales. Dyfed: National Library of Wales, 1986.
The Parish Churches and Nonconformist Chapels of Wales, their records and where to find them. Serial vol. Rawlins, Bert J.. Salt Lake City, Utah: Celtic Heritage Publishing, 1987.
The Principality of Walesin the later Middle Ages. Serial vol.. Griffiths, R.A.. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1972.
Home-made Homes: dwellings of the rural poor in Wales. Dyfed: National Museum of Wales.
The Art of Piety: the visual culture of Welsh nonconformity. University of Wales, 1995.
MiscellaneousBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
Tracing your family history in Australia: a guide to sources. 2nd ed.. Vine-Hall, Nick. Australia: Scriptorium Family History Centre, 1995.
Tracing your family history in New Zealand. Bromell, Anne. Auckland: Godwit Press.
Genealogical sources in France. Pontlet, Patrick. Hampshire: Anglo-French Family History Society, 1994.
Tracing your Hispanic heritage. Ryskamp, George R.. Riverside, CA: Hispanic Family Research, 1984.
Major genealogical resources of Italy. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c1980.
Role of the Notary in family life. Jensen, C. Russell. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c1980.
Ukraine family history research. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c1980.
Tracing your German Ancestor. Anglo-German Family History Society. Cookham, Berkshire: Anglo-German Family History Society, 1990.
Legal & ConstitutionalBack to Page Contents Up to Page Top
Burke, John, ed.. 2nd ed. London: Sweet & Maxwell Limited, 1977. Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law. 2 vols.