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Tracing your East End Ancestors

A Guide for Family Historians
Cox, Jane (Book - 2011 )
Tracing your East End Ancestors


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a guide to tracing ancestry from what is now the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, including: Aldgate, Artillery Liberty, Bethnal Green, Bishopsgate, Blackwall, Bow (Stratford le Bow), Bromley, East Smithfield, Limehouse, Mile End, Mile End New Town, Millwall, Norton Folgate, Old Ford, Portsoken, Poplar, Ratcliff, St Katherine's, Spitalfields, Stepney, The Isle of Dogs, Tower Liberty, Wapping and Whitechapel /
Authors: Cox, Jane, 1942-
Title: Tracing your East End ancestors
a guide for family historians
Publisher: Barnsley :, Pen & Sword Family History,, 2011.
Characteristics: 254 p. :,ill., maps ;,21 cm.
Notes: Formerly CIP. Uk
Contents: Contents note continued: Some Seventeenth-century Census-type Records
Manor Court Records
ch. 5 Records of Groups
Nonconformists
Quakers
Paupers and Orphans
Charities for the Poor
Immigrants
Irish/Roman Catholics
Scots and Welsh
Immigrants from Abroad
Huguenots
Jews
Dutch
Germans
Emigrants
Emigrants to North America and the West Indies
Emigrants to Australia
Criminals
Notables
ch. 6 Occupational Groups
Dockers
Seamen
Watermen and Lightermen
Soldiers
Policemen
Ship Builders
Match Girls
Clergy
Prostitutes
Railway Workers
ch. 7 The Second World War - the Blitz
Sources
ch. 8 The Street/House They Lived In
ch. 9 Maps.
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Our Ancestors in Context: A Summary History of Tower Hamlets
Was it Always a Poor, Deprived Area?
The Middle Ages
Tudor Times: Sea Dogs and the `Country East Enders'
Puritans, Sailors and French Weavers, 1600-1700
Jack Tars, Silk Weavers and Nabobs, 1700-1800
Dock Hands and Manufacturers, 1800-50
`The People of the Abyss', 1850-1900
`A Great Family Party', From 1900
ch. 2 Research
Archives
Websites
Assistance
Understanding the Records
ch. 3 The Prime Sources
General Register Office (GRO), 1837-Present
Census
Parish Registers
ch. 4 Other Major Sources
Wills and Probate
Death Duty Records
Cemetery Records and Monumental Inscriptions
School Records
Directories and Voters' Lists
Hospital Records
Parish Magazines
Local Newspapers
Rate Books
Land Tax Records
Apprenticeship Records
Livery Company Records and Links with the City
Summary: a guide to tracing ancestry from what is now the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, including: Aldgate, Artillery Liberty, Bethnal Green, Bishopsgate, Blackwall, Bow (Stratford le Bow), Bromley, East Smithfield, Limehouse, Mile End, Mile End New Town, Millwall, Norton Folgate, Old Ford, Portsoken, Poplar, Ratcliff, St Katherine's, Spitalfields, Stepney, The Isle of Dogs, Tower Liberty, Wapping and Whitechapel /
Local Note: 16
ISBN: 1848841604
9781848841604
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