United Kingdom Resources

General

General

History of Surnames of the British Isles
C. L’Estrange Ewen
Pub. 1968

Description: A concise account of their origin, evolution, etymology, and legal status

Notes: A medium size, blue linen, hard covered book. Perfect condition. 508 pages.
 

In Search of Your British and Irish Roots
Angus Baxter

Pub. 1986

Parish Maps of the Counties of England and Wales

Compiled by The Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent, England. 

England

Genealogical Gazetteer of England, A
Compiled by Frank Smith
Pub. 1968
Description: An alphabetical Dictionary of Places, with their location, ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, Population, and the Date of the earliest Entry in the Registers of Every Ancient Parish in England.
Note: A thick, medium size, green book. 599 pages.

Handy Book To English Genealogy, The (3rd Edition)
Rachael Mellen
Heritage Books, Inc. 218 pages.
Description: An explanation of the three types of record offices in England, their material, hours, etc. Maps and useful topics including patterns of migration.
Note: Cream colored, soft covered book. Perfect Condition. ISBN 1-55613-359-6 
Part of the Marge Schultz Collection
Donated by Marge Schultz 14 April 2002 

Scotland

Clans, Septs & Regiments of the Scottish Highlands, The
Frank Adam, Revised by Sir Thomas Innes of Learney
Description: Considered the “Standard Work” on the subjects of anything Celtic or Scottish.
Pub. 1975
Note: A medium sized, thick, tan book. Over 624 pages, including colored samples of different plaids. 
Part of the William Symonds Collection
Donated by William Symonds 13 May 2001 

In Search of Scottish Ancestry
Gerald Hamilton-Edwards

Pub. 1972

Description: Includes Family, civil, parish, surname- naming customs, military service, Clan records and more.

Note: A medium size, green, hardcover book. Perfect condition. 252 Pages. 

Kings and Queens of Scotland, The

Caroline Bingham 

Pub. 1976
Description: This is a superb illustrated introduction to both the history and the key historical figures of Scotland’s past.
Note: a slim, rust colored, linen covered, hard cover book with a dust jacket. Perfect condition. 182 pages.

Scottish Family History

Margaret Stuart

Pub. 1978

Description: A Guide to Works of Reference on the History and Genealogy of Scottish Families.