Printed & Digital Books    Newsletters   Upcoming Events   Contact Us  


Find topic, title or author:


   Genealogy Misc.

      - New Brunswick
      - Newfoundland & Lab.
      - Nova Scotia
      - Ontario
      - Prince Edward Island
      - Quebec
      - Western Canada
      - Military
      - Loyalists / UEL
      - Pioneers' Stories
      - Home Children
   England & Wales
   Ireland & N. Ireland
   United States

Featured Authors

   Carol Bennett-McCuaig
   Kenneth G. Cox
   Fawne Stratford-Devai
   Fraser Dunford
   Duncan MacDonald UE
   Stuart L Manson
   Ont. Genealogical Society
   Ron W. Shaw
   Dan Walker
   Gavin K. Watt

   England & Wales   
Genealogy & History Resources

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

More Genealogy & History Resources from Global Genealogy:
Printed & Digital Books
Genealogy, Vital Records & History
Listed By Country or Topic

© Inc. 1992-2023
Sign up for our free newsletter!   |   Unsubscribe from our newsletter

New Books 2023

Sacred Ground
Volume Two

United Empire Loyalist

Denny Cemetery
Bastard Township

Leeds County, Ontario

St Augustine Cemetery
Beckwith Twp, Ontario

How WRIGHT You Are
Eastern Ontario & beyond

Dewar Cemetery
Ashton, Ontario

Early Ottawa Valley Records
Eastern Ontario & Western Quebec

Kennedy Cemetery
Ashton, Ontario

Prospect United Church Cemetery
Lanark County, Ontario

Stormont County, Ontario

The MATTICE Family
Stormont County, Ontario

The WALDORF Families
Stormont County, Ontario

New Books 2022

Pioneer genealogy
Lanark County, Ontario

St. John's Cemetery
South March
Carleton County, Ontario

Wardens of Renfrew
Renfrew County, Ontario

Leinster to Lanark
Irish settlers to
Lanark County, Ontario

Diary of Deaths

Glengarry County, Ontario

The Brevity 1838-1866
Tythes, Masses & Notes

Roman Catholic
Glengarry County, Ontario

Valley Irish
Ottawa Valley

In Search of Lanark
Lanark County, Ontario

The Loyalists of Massachusetts
(American Revolution - UEL)

The Kerry Chain
The Limerick Link

(Irish settlers to
Renfrew County, Ontario)

Invisible Women
(of Eastern Ontario)