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Census: The Expert Guide Paperback – 2 Sep 2008

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: The National Archives; First Edition edition (2 Sept. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1905615345
  • ISBN-13: 978-1905615346
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 2.5 x 23.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 21 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 562,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Subtitled 'The expert guide' - this is no idle boast considering the book's pedigree. Co-authors David Annal, key census expert at The National Archives for the last ten years and the renowned The Genealogist's Internet author, Peter Christian, are both strong contenders for the title of leading expert in the field. --Family History Monthly<br /><br />The definitive guide to what the census is, what it was meant to do when it was created and its value to family historians. --Who do you think you are magazine<br /><br />This is a fine book, handsomely produced with much of interest --Ancestors

Peter Christian and David Annal have written what appears to be the definitive guide to UK census records...Not only is this book a time saver, but Census: The Expert Guide is also a great reference book. This book will help you discover how to get the very best from online research, selecting the most useful websites and best quality images, as well as the experts' techniques for searching original records, on microfilm, CDs and DVDs. --Dick Eastman, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

This is a fine book, handsomely produced with much of interest --Ancestors

About the Author

Peter Christian is highly regarded in the world of online genealogy and has published many books and articles on the subject. He is the author of The National Archives' market-leading title The Genealogist's Internet, which has sold over 100,000 copies. David Annal was originally a professional genealogical researcher. Since 1998 he has worked at the Family Records Centre and The National Archives, where he has been a key expert on census records. He is the author of the highly-successful Easy Family History for The National Archives.

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