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Your Family Tree Online: How to Trace Your Ancestry From Your Own Computer Kindle Edition

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'A clear step-by-step guide to using online resources to trace your family tree from your home computer.' Family Tree. 'Contains a lot of useful knowledge...all that you need to know to get started.' Ancestors. 'It is difficult to identify any online research not covered in the 25 chapters and 157 pages of this paperback 'How To' guide. At its bargain price, this book is a useful beginner's primer.' Who do You Think You Are?

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Graeme Davis is a university lecturer and a professional researcher with extensive experience of family tree research, both on-line and off. As materials developer for a university level genealogy course he is familiar with the records needed by on-line researchers. A writer for Your Family Tree magazine, he is also developing new tools to aid the genealogist.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2366 KB
  • Print Length: 163 pages
  • Publisher: How To Books (31 July 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00C1CT7DQ
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 43 customer reviews
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The enormous amount of historical data and records now available online have changed the approach and rapidly reduced the amount of time and cost required to research your family tree.

Some family history research books now seem quite dated and don't reflect the latest techniques available. Other books about online research seem to be simple directories of relevant websites. Family tree programs often include manuals on how to use the program, but not how to do the research itself.

I found this book very easy to read and well presented. It walked through the process of how to use the various online databases to build your tree. Not everything can be done online of course, and the book explained where to draw the line. To me this would be a good, straightforward introductory book ideal as a gift (or for yourself) for someone about to start on their research.

Specifically appropriate for UK readers, although references to other countries records is included.
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If you're setting out to research your family then you will need to know your way around the internet and this book is a good place to start. It covers many subjects that you may not have considered and for the price it is worth having on the book shelf.
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This is a very useful book. perfect for Family Historians who primarily use the internet for their research. I would thoroughly recommend it.
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This book demonstrates how the internet has transformed family history from the preserve of learned genealogists to one of the world's most popular amateur hobbies. No more draughty churchyards or dusty records offices, it shows you where to look at the click of a mouse from the comfort of your living room.
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I got this for my mother as she is doing our family tree she says it was helpful, we hit alot of brick walls and have exhusted everyother root, this lays things out clearly and give you new ways to approach trying to find missing relatives.
Mum was happy with it.
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I am tracing my family tree and this book helps me with websites that have info. Living in Scotland it is hard to get information without going to Register House, so any help I can get is great. I haven't read it all but as a reference book its great, thank you
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I think it is one of the best books on the subject for beginners.

Your Family Tree Online - Graeme Davis
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Well written and informative ,a great aid in research outside the normal use of the available censuses a excellent book
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