Table of Contents
   Introductionp. 6
   First steps
      How to beginp. 8
      Family photographsp. 12
      A basic family treep. 14
      Namesp. 18
      Keeping recordsp. 20
   Back to the early 1800s
      Certificates after 1837p. 22
      Other indexes at the Family Record Centrep. 26
      Censusesp. 28
      The International Genealogical Index and other indexesp. 32
      Published materialp. 34
      Using the Internetp. 36
      Wills, administrations and death dutiesp. 40
      Inquestsp. 44
   Other countries in the British Isles
      Welsh Recordsp. 46
      Scottish Recordsp. 48
      Irish Recordsp. 52
      Channel Island Recordsp. 56
      Isle of Man Recordsp. 58
   Working lives
      Educationp. 60
      Apprenticeshipsp. 64
      Guilds and freemenp. 66
      The professionsp. 68
      Other occupationsp. 72
      Licencesp. 76
      Elections, poll books and electoral registersp. 78
      Trade unions and friendly societiesp. 80
   For Crown and Country
      Members of the armed forcesp. 82
      Army recordsp. 85
      Royal Air Force recordsp. 88
      Royal Navy recordsp. 90
      Lifecycle checklistp. 94
   Indexp. 96