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BOOK - My Ancestor was a Gentleman, A guide to sources for family historians [English & Welsh]
By Stuart A. Raymond
Published by Society of Genealogists, London UK, 2012

Softcover... 24.95 (C$)

Focusing on the English and Welsh gentry, this book will explain the various techniques and sources available for tracing your gentleman ancestors, as well as placing them in their historical context. Records covered include title deeds, Heraldic records and taxation records.

Contents include:
  • About the author
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • The Gentry
  • Has it been done before? Pedigree Collections, esp. Heraldic Visitations
  • Heraldry
  • Inheritance, the Strict Settlement, and Marriage Settlements
  • Estate and legal records of gentry
  • Personal records of gentry: letters; diaries, journals, etc.
  • Financing the government: Loyalty and Oaths Poll Books
  • The Gentry as a ruling class: Member of Parliament, Sheriffs, Justices of the Peace, etc.
  • Gentry education and gentlemanly occupations
  • Conclusion
  • End notes
  • Personal name index
  • Place name index
  • Subject index
160 Pages
6" x 8.25"
Softcover - perfectbound
ISBN 978-1-907199-16-5
Published by Society of Genealogists, London UK, 2012

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