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BOOK - The Surnames Handbook, A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century
By Debbie Kennett
Foreword by Derek Palgrave, the President of the Guild of One-name Studies
Published by The History Press, Port Stroud [UK], 2012
Every surname has its own story to tell, and a surname study is a natural complement to family history research. The study of surnames has been revolutionised in the last decade with the increasing availability of online resources, and it is now easier than ever before to explore the history, evolution, distribution and meaning of your family name.
The Surnames Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to researching your surname using genealogical methods in conjunction with the latest advances in DNA testing and surname mapping. The book explores the key resources that are used to study a surname and is packed with links to relevant websites giving you everything you need to research your surname in one compact volume.
Debbie Kennett is a member of the Guild of One-Name Studies and an editor and genealogist. Debbie has been researching her family tree for over a decade and she is the founder of the Cruse / Cruwys one-name study and runs three large international DNA projects. She writes for many family history magazines. Her first book DNA and Social Networking is also published by The History Press.
24 x 16 x 2 cm
Shipping Weight: 358 g
Published by The History Press, Port Stroud [UK], 2012 (Nov. 1)
ISBN 978-0752468624 (Softcover)
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