Approaches to Local History

  • Researching Local History: The Human Journey book cover

    Researching Local History

    The Human Journey, 1st Edition

    By M. Williams

    This practical but inspiring book considers what local history is, why researching it is valuable and rewarding, and how we should go about it. Issues addressed include: getting oral and documentary evidence; keeping records; the nature of data, information and knowledge; and their use to create…

    Paperback – 1996-07-18
    Routledge
    Approaches to Local History

  • A History of English Field Names book cover

    A History of English Field Names

    1st Edition

    By John Field

    Field names are not only interesting in themselves, but also a rich source of information about the communities originating them. The earliest recorded names often describe only the location or nature of the land, but changes in language, technology, social organisation, land ownership and even…

    Paperback – 1993-10-18
    Routledge
    Approaches to Local History

  • A History of British Surnames book cover

    A History of British Surnames

    1st Edition

    By Richard Mckinley

    Aiming to avoid technical terminology, Richard McKinley provides an introduction to the history of hereditary surnames in Britain from their first appearance to the present day. Devoting a chapter to each of the main categories of name, he enables readers to set the facts they discover about their…

    Paperback – 1990-05-21
    Routledge
    Approaches to Local History