A collection of genealogical tables and memoranda relating to the ancient families of Alston. Includes, arms, pedigrees, portraits, illustrations of seats, foundations, chantries, monuments, wills, extracts of parish registers, signatures, old jewels etc.
This CD is indexed and fully searchable for ease of use.
"A genealogical account of some of the families derived from Thomas Chichele of Higham Ferrers in the County of Northampton whose descendants are held to be entitled to Fellowships in All Soul's College Oxford by virtue of their consanguinity to Archibishop Chichele, the founder." Descriptions plus pedigrees of lots of families.
Scanned from the two original large volumes of 1765, kindly loaned to Archive CD Books by Barney Tyrwhitt-Drake.
An excellent and informative introduction to the fascinating subject of heraldry
The history of the Robins family written by Rev. Mills Robbins in 1908.Contains the arms and pedigree of the Robins family and engravings of the Manor House belonging to the family. It details the branches of the family in Jersey, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Derbyshire, Devonshire, Dorset, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffs, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, and Yorkshire. Contains detailed and well drawn family trees and wills for each county. Essential for anyone researching the Robins family.
"A record of Scottish Lowlands life and character by Michael Forbes Tweedie 1902."
Illustrated with photographs of evidence and pictures, such as that of the "Spirit of Tweedie", this book covers the origin of the name and family. Tracing the name back to the Scottish Tweedie Clan and with evidence dating back to 1314, this is a must have book for anyone researching the Twedie or Tweedy family.
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