Table of contents for Oxford companion to family and local history / edited by David Hey.


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Thematic Essays                                                  I.
FAMILY HISTORY                                                  3
Tracing a Family Tree: Getting Started David Hey              3
Surnames David Hey                                            8
Britain and America: A Common Heritage George Redmonds       17
African-Caribbean Genealogy Guy Grannum                      26
South Asian Genealogy Abi Husainy                            33
Family History Anthony Camp                                  39
Family and Society Ralph Houlbrooke                          47
LOCAL HISTORY                                                  59
The Antiquarian Tradition David Hey                          59
Local and Regional History: Modern Approaches David Hey      66
Irish Local and Family History Kevin Whelan                  73
Scottish Local and Family History David Moody                81
Welsh Local and Family History D. Huw Owen                   90
Women Local and Family Historians Joan Thirsk               100
LANDSCAPE AND CUITURE                                             111
Place-Names Margaret Gelling                                   1I1
Landscape History: The Countryside IL S. A. Tox                 120
Towns David M. Palliser                                         130
Domestic Buildings Malcolm Airs                                 138
listoric Churches Davidl Hey                                    147
Popular Culture Charles Phythian-Adams                          156
Folklore, Customs, and Civic Ritual Charles Phythian-Adams      167
THEMES                                                            177
Population Levels and Trends David Hey                          177
Agricultural History David HeIy                                 183
Industrial History David Hey                                    190
Labour History John L. Halstead                                 197
The Poor DavidHey                                               206
Central Government, Courts, and Taxation R. W Hoyle             213
Local Government R. W Hoyle                                     225
Education David Hev                                             2"34
The Twentieth Century Brian M. Short                           240



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Great Britain Genealogy Dictionaries, Great Britain History, Local Dictionaries