Book of the Month - My Ancestor Settled in the British West Indies

20% Discount on March 2017’s Book of the Month: My AncestorSettled in the British West Indies by John Titford

This book is a comprehensive guide to locating and using records of Brits who moved to what was once known as the British West Indies—be they rich and powerful, of middling wealth, or poor and exploited. Arranged in a straightforward, territory-by-territory format, which also includes Bermuda, British Guiana (Guyana) and British Honduras (Belize), the book establishes which records are available and how you can use them.  

Leaving no avenue unexplored, the author, John Titford, highlights the pitfalls which may arise while you embark on tracing your ancestors and provides the context needed to understand fully this often dark period of history.  

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Family History Getaway: Irish Ancestors & Irish Lives -  Week-long Course 5-9 June

Like so many families around the world, you probably have some Irish ancestors on your family tree. Over the centuries, Irish people have travelled around the globe. They helped to build the modern world, trading, colonising, governing, or fighting in garrisons in far off settlements. You may have found some of the basic records for your Irish ancestors, telling you where they came from in Ireland, the villages they lived in and who they married. But, from the stories you’ve heard, do you think there’s so much more to learn about what their lives were like in Ireland? This Getaway Week focuses on the Irish branches of your family tree: how they lived, their daily lives and jobs, the political and social issues that challenged them, and the documents that can help you build an understanding about them.

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