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Tips for researching British Ancestry

Are you looking for your British ancestry?  Here are some tips on how to research them. (Continue story below ad)

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Tips on British Ancestry….(Excerpt 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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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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