Our Latest Episode: #38 How Parish History Can Help – (1) Methodology

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Episode 38  considers how family historians can usefully look at the way some parish historians uncover the past. The talk is draws on Hamilton Thompson’s paper to the Historical Association in 1926 Parish History and Records.   The discussion suggests that genealogists need a different to approach to research before the introduction of parish registers and offers seven steps to start with.

 

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Alexander Hamilton Thompson

 

These previous episodes of the podcast link with tonight’s talk

9 Pipe Rolls

23 What no Baptisms

25 Inquisitions Post Mortem

33 Record Societies

36 Cartularies

37 Brass Memorials

 

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