Recommended reading

Included this list are books we have found useful or have been recommended by users of this site. For online resources see the Useful links page.

Antony Adolph, Tracing Your Family History, second edition, Harper Collins, London, 2005

Mark Herber, Ancestral Trails, second edition, Sutton Publishing, Stroud and the Society of Genealogists, London, 1997

Cecil R. Humphrey-Smith (ed.), The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers, Phillimore & Co, Chichester, 1984

Bruce Marshall, The White Rabbit: from the story told to him by Wing-Commander F.F.E. Yeo-Thomas, Evans Brothers, London, 1952

Ian Pykett, The Life & Times of Revd John Reddaway Luxmoore (1829–1917), Spiral Publishing in association with Country Books, 2022 (see its contents list; the book can be ordered by emailing, £15 including postage to a UK address)

Denis Stuart, Latin for Local and Family Historians: a beginner’s guide, Phillimore, Chichester, 1995

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