Writing your family history a guide for family historians by Gill Blanchard

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  • Authorship,
  • Family histories,
  • Genealogy,
  • Research

About the Edition

Gill Blanchard"s guide to writing a family history is designed for anyone who wants to bring their ancestors" stories to life. She looks at ways of overcoming the particular problems family historians face when writing a family history - how to deal with gaps in knowledge, how to describe generations of people who did the same jobs or lived in the same area, how to cover the numerous births, marriages and deaths that occur, and when to stop researching and start writing.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGill Blanchard
LC ClassificationsCS16 B53 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination152 pages
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27172548M
ISBN 101781593728
ISBN 109781781593721
OCLC/WorldCa973698357, 897778327

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