(Are you looking for your British ancestry? Here are some tips on how to research them.)
Tips on British Ancestry….(from British Origins of American Colonists 1629-1775 – William Dollarhide)
“Some National sources for surnames in the British Isles
—Telephone Books and Directories, available at libraries
—International Genealogical Index- Family History Library at Salt Lake City, Utah
—Genealogical Research Directory – published in Australia – can be found in larger U. S. Libraries
—British Isles Genealogical Register – Microfilm – Salt Lake City, Utah
—Boyd’s Marriage Index –Family History Library at Salt Lake City, Utah
—Family Origin Name Survey- Family Origin Name Survey, The Stines, Leek, Staffordshire, England, ST13 8UL, England – fee required.”
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